Augustin Sujon: Local brand Walton is set to launch various technology products including desktop computer, monitor, pen drive, memory card and Wi-Fi router in local market, which would be assembled and manufactured locally.
Informing that these products might hit market at the end of November this year, Md. Liakat Ali, In-charge of Walton Computer Project, said the products, at initial stage, would be assembled at its own plant of Walton Digi-Tech Industries Ltd. in Chandra of Gazipur. Eventually the local electronics giant would go for complete manufacturing here in Bangladesh, which will reduce the production cost and the local consumers would get them at affordable prices.
According to him, Walton would release two models of brand desktop PCs which would cost between 20k to 30k BDT. The Corporate and General desktop PCs include CPU, monitor, keyboard and mouse.
The Walton official also said it will release 22 and 23-inch HD LED monitor at maximum price of 16k BDT with 27-inch monitor to come later.
Walton will also launch pen drive and micro SD card of up to 64 gigabyte which will be 20 percent speedy than other brands while 40 percent cost-efficient. Various models of high speedy Wi-Fi routers are also in the upcoming products list of the local brand.
Several models of Walton brand gaming and general laptops, keyboard and mouse are already available in the local tech market, which have been launched with the joint collaboration of two top American tech giants Intel and Microsoft.
risingbd/Dhaka/November 2, 2017/Sujon/A K Azad