Dec 23, 2011

Specifications of Free Laptops by Punjab Government

It is the hot news of these days that Punjab Government has announced to distribute 100,000 free laptop computers among talented students of public sector universities, colleges and BISE (Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education).

Click below to read my previous post with full details about:
Free Laptop Computers by Punjab Government

Specifications of Free Dell Laptops for Students of Punjab, Pakistan

Here are specifications of Free Laptops:
Company/ Brand
Screen Display Size
14 inches
Processor Type
Intel Pentium Dual Core B950

Processor Speed
Dual Core 2.10 GHz or Higher
Intel HM65 chipset
2 GB of DDR -III
Hard Disk:
Pre-Loaded Windows 7 Home Edition
Super Drive
Carrying Case
Targus Carrying Case
15 Months Extended Warranty on parts and battery

It is also being reported that these laptop will also have following features:
  • Video/Display Card On-board Graphics Controller
  • Sound Card Standard
  • PC Card Slots One Type I or II
  • Network Adapter On-Board 10/100/1000 base-T Ethernet card (Microsoft Windows 2000/Xp/Vista/7, 2003, Red Hat Linux Supportive)
  • Integrated I/O Interfaces like 2 USB 2.0 Port. 1 RJ45 Jack for Ethernet, External VGA Port, and 4-1 Card Reader and other standard features
  • Wireless LAN Wireless 802.11abg 54 Mbps or higher, Microsoft Windows 2000/Xp/2003, Red Hat Linux Supportive
  • Built in Web cam
  • Li-ion Re-chargeable Battery pack with estimated 2 hours battery life or higher
  • Key Board 84/85 keys pad and integrated Touch Pad/Pointing Device
  • Mouse (External) 2.0 USB 2-Buttons Optical Mouse with Scroll
  • Antivirus with media Kit
  • Customized BIOS with project logo in BIOS
  • Standard Accessories Power cable with two/ three pin socket and plug, Interface cable, Power adopter and charger, User manual.
A Laptop with above specification is just perfect for educational and study needs of students.

When Will Students get Free Laptops?
First consignment of free laptops will reach in Lahore, Pakistan in January 2012 and after some time will be distributed to eligible selected candidates. For more updated information, please keep visiting this weblog.

Where to Contact?
If you have any question about this program of Free Laptops, you can contact with following authorities:
Principal of your College or Vice Chancellor of your University
Divisional level IGRCs Committies, Click Here to know name and contact numbers of committee members of your Division.
Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif's Facebook Page is
Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif's Email Address is

Update: HP1000 laptops will be awarded to students. Click to see full specifications of HP1000 Laptop.

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