8) attention to all LAPTOP seekers : 2 years I have used a chinese local made laptop and I was thinking to buy a HP/dell laptop . But I got a new I-ball laptop worth rs 53000 ,its really unique . its looking very good ,I am entirely satisfied with it . here is the specification :: Description: The iBall world class notebooks is immensely versatile, sleek and sturdy.Its technology brings added power, mobility, performance and style to your everyday needs. Processor: Intel Pentium-4 2.26GHz, 533MHz FSB, 512KB Cache Chipset: Intel 845GV Memory: 256MB DDR Memory expandable to 1GB Hard Disk Drive: 40GB, 5400 RPM Optical Disk Drive: DVD/CDRW Combo Drive LCD: 15” XGA TFT LCD options. 16.7 million colours at 1024x768 resolution Graphics Controller: Integrated Intel extreme graphics controller with up to 64MB shared video memory and TV-Out Communications: Integrated V.92-56K Modem and 10/100 Mbps Ethernet Audio: Integrated AC97 audio codec, Built-in stereo speakers with volume dial, built-in high sensitive microphone PC Card & Memory Card Reader: 1 x Type II PC card slot, SD/MMC card reader slot Keyboard: 88 key keyboard, Windows key and Number key support, Internet and Email quick launch buttons Pointing Device: Synaptics 2-button touch pad with page-up/page-down buttons I/O Ports: Parallel (ECP), 15 pin CRT, S-Video out, PS/2, IEEE1394 (Firewire), Headphone Out, Microphone In, RJ45 LAN, RJ11 Modem, 4 x USB 2.0, DC-In Ports Battery: 8 Cells Lithium-Ion Smart Battery, up to 3 Hrs of battery life Power Supply: Universal 100-240V AC, 90 Watts power adapter LED Status Indicators: Power On, Suspend, Battery Low / Charge, Caps Lock, Num Lock, Scroll Lock, Optical Disk Drive and Hard Disk Drive Power Management: ACPI 2.0 compliant System Bios: Plug and Play Note BIOS with ACPI 2.0 and APM 1.2 Operating Systems Supported: Windows 2000 and Windows XP Bundled Utilities: Utility driver CD, DVD Software, CDRW Software Dimensions: 345mm x 282mm x 39mm (W x D x H) Weight: 3.3 Kg with Combo Drive Carry Bag: Executive deluxe bag included Warranty: 1 Year carry-in warranty (optional 3 year warranty packs) Advantages: Battery life up to 3 hrs using Smart Power Technology : Well spread support with 12 service centers across all major locations. More to be added shortly those who r looking for laptops I can say this is ==== dell's D700 which is priced 17000 more try it .