- India is the first market where HP has introduced its refurbished program.
- HP’s certified partner will sell the refurbished PCs and provide after-sales
- The refurbished program will be operated in a subscription model in India.
HP has introduced a refurbished laptop program in India to enable easy access to affordable laptops. The company will run this program through a certified partner who will sell the refurbished HP PCs to retail customers and businesses. As per the details shared by the company, India is the first market where HP has started this program, and it aims to expand the same in other markets in 2024. This new initiative is aimed at providing affordable laptops to students, micro and small businesses, and freelancers.
HP’s Refurbished Program Will Operate In Subscription Model
The refurbished program will be operated in a subscription model, which will allow businesses to access the latest tech for 6, 12, and 24 months. The program’s initial focus will be on notebooks with a vision to expand and diversify its offering. The company says that its certified partner will source the devices from enterprise, and retail customers, and can refurbish them as per standards defined by HP. Post refurbishment, the partner will sell and provide comprehensive post-sale support, including a warranty.
Furthermore, the brand promises that every HP-certified refurbished device will undergo a rigorous refurbishment process ranging from memory enhancements to storage expansions, tailored to individual
preferences and requirements. The devices will be also tested extensively and inspected to ensure optimal performance and reliability. This effort will guarantee that every refurbished device meets stringent quality benchmarks.
In a piece of related news, HP had recently introduced HP Pavilion Plus laptops in India. The newly introduced Pavilion Plus laptops come in 14-inch and 16-inch screen sizes. Both these laptops are powered by a 13th-generation Intel Core i7-13700H processor. The 14-inch model comes with an AMD Ryzen 7 7840H, while the other variant ships with a Nvidia RTX 3050 graphics card. These laptops pack up to 16GB of LPDDR5x RAM, along with 1TB of SSD of storage.
As far as the other key features go, they run Windows 11. The 14-inch model has a 5MP webcam, 51Wh battery, aluminium body, and fingerprint sensor for authentication. The 16-inch model on the other hand packs a 68Wh battery and it also has a 5MP webcam. The price of the HP Pavilion Plus 14 laptop starts at Rs 91,999, while the 16-inch model price starts at Rs 1,24,999. The laptop comes in Warm Gold and Natural Silver colours.