According to the contract, 1.5 million notebooks will be distributed, over a period of seven months, to students across various universities in the state.
HP has said they will be shipping the Pavilion G4 notebooks. These laptops have a 14 inch display, with a resolution of 1024 by 768 pixels. There will be 2 GB of RAM and a 500 GB hard disk capacity. The other features include a webcam, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi support. The Pavilion G4 has three USB ports, HDMI, Media card reader, a port for the microphone jack, a VGA, one headphone or speaker out port apart from the AC power slot, a DVD Read and Write optical drive and support typing in three languages – Hindi, English and Urdu. The laptops will come preloaded with Windows 7 operating system, and the Microsoft Office Pro Academic Version 2010, with the additional option to run the Ubuntu operating system in dual boot mode.