Budget notebook for simple needs
Display, Processor and OS
The HCL Me Icon TB00009 arrives with a 14-inch HD LED backlit display which looks quite sharp and offers comfortable viewing experience with a native resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels.
Under the hood, the HCL Me Icon TB00009 is loaded with a 1.3GHz Intel Celeron Dual Core 1000M CPU belonging to the 3rd generation series and sitting on HM70 Express chipset. It is aided by a mere 2GB DDR3 RAM which is normal in this price range and can be expanded via the 2 user accessible memory slots.
For managing demanding games and videos, it relies on the integrated Intel HD GPU. Being a low end device, it is devoid of any preloaded user friendly OS and runs on MS-DOS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HCL Me Icon TB00009 is laden with a 1MP webcam embedded in the bezel on the top of the display so that you don't face much problem in enjoying high resolution video calls even from wider angles and in different types of background. It accounts for the storage needs of the user with a standard Serial ATA hard disk having a capacity of 500GB. The stereo speakers take care of your entertainment.
Battery and Connectivity
The HCL Me Icon TB00009 has been spotted with a 6 cell Li-ion battery which is capable of providing service for a maximum period of 4 hours 20 minutes on single charge, as claimed by the vendor. The connectivity and networking features include Bluetooth v4.0, WLAN, 3 USB 2.0 slots, HDMI out and 4-in-1 digital media reader.
The HCL Me Icon TB00009 is just an easily affordable portable computer with low end features which are useful in executing simple computing needs only. It has a poor collection of features which are justified with respect to the price. It has got a dependable battery and an impressive 1MP webcam though.