Ripple, the only Nepal based OEM, has launched its first Ultrabook in the country –The Ripple Pandora. Before this the company was mainly focused on gaming laptops. As it is a new startup there are only two gaming series with 4 different laptops: Ripple Artifact, Artifact Pro, Ripple Genos and Genos Pro. Now with the launch of the latest Ultrabook the company has expanded its portfolio targeting the different bunch of consumers. The Pandora is a value for money budget laptop that packs awesome hardware. So, without further delay lets’ dive into the specs, features, availability and Ripple Pandora price in Nepal.
Ripple Pandora Overview
Display and Design
Ripple Pandora is a standard 15-inch Ultrabook with a 15.6-inch IPS display. The screen is an anti-glare panel with FHD+ resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. There are minimal bezels around the edges whereas the top bezels host an HD camera.
The laptop measures 361 x 258 x 24.9 mm in dimension. There is a full sized backlit keyboard and below it is a Microsoft touch precision touchpad with integrated left/right keys. The keyboard can be customized to 23 different color options and the touchpad supports multi gesture controls.
Performance and Memory
On the performance front, Ripple Pandora is driven by Intel’s Tiger Lake Core i7-1165G7 processor. It is an energy-efficient quad-core SoC with eight-threads in total, thanks to Hyper-Threading support with clocks in the range of 2.8 GHz (base clock) to 4.7 GHz (single-core Boost). Here, the graphics rendering is handled by integrated Intel Iris Xe GPU.
Further, for smooth performance it comes with 8GB of DDR4 RAM that can be further expanded up to 64GB via the two available SO-DIMM slots. In terms of storage, the laptop Pandora comes pre-installed with a 256GB M.2 SSD. Meanwhile you can further extend the storage via a higher capacity M.2 SSD, or via the 2.5″ SATA slot that supports both hard drive and solid state drives. Fueling the Pandora is a 51 Watt-hour battery.
Battery and Miscellaneous
Moving to the battery capacity, it packs a 51 Watt-hour battery that offers decent backup. As for the operating system, Pandora runs on Genuine Windows 10.
Ripple Pandora Specifications
|Dimension||361 x 258 x 24.9 mm|
|Keyboard||Backlit with 23 color options|
|Touchpad||Microsoft Precision TouchPad|
|Display||15.6-inch anti-glare IPS LCD panel|
|Resolution||FHD+ (1920 x 1080 pixels)|
|CPU||Intel Core i7-1165G7|
|GPU||Integrated Intel Iris Xe Graphics|
|RAM||8GB LPDDR4 (upgradeable up to 64GB)|
|Storage||256GB M.2 PCIe SSD (expandable via 2.5” SATA Slot)|
|OS||Genuine Windows 10|
|Price in Nepal||Rs. 75,000 (8/256GB)|
Ripple Pandora price in Nepal and Availability
The Ripple Pandora price in Nepal is NPR 75,000 for the base 8/256GB variant. However, the price will differ if you choose to customize the laptop. Ripple provides 2 years of warranty on all the parts and 3 year depending on the terms and conditions. According to Ripple the laptop has been sold out on the first day. However, they are planning to restock it as well as bring the series with Ryzen CPU.
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|Ripple Pandora||NPR 75,000||(Facebook, Whatsapp: 9840610823)|