Dell India today announced that it will be shipping its Windows 10 based PCs, that includes PCs in its Inspiron, XPS, Alienware and Vostro lineup with a lifetime licensed version of Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016 edition pre-bundled. Dell believes that the pre-bundeled copy of office will allow young students, parents and working professionals to get started with their personal computer immediately after purchase. A standard single user license for Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016 is available at an MRP of Rs.5999, customers will be able to avail authentic Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016 software pre-bundled with their new Windows 10 Dell PC at no extra cost.
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Dell first to launch pre-bundled Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016 for customers in India
Available at no extra cost on its Windows 10 devices from the Consumer product range
Enabling users to get work done quickly, collaborate effectively and take documents on the go
Bangalore, INDIA, August 30, 2016 – Dell India today announced the availability of pre-bundled Office Home & Student 2016 edition across its range of consumer Windows 10 based PCs (Inspiron, XPS, Alienware and Vostro brands), starting August 20th 2016. In an offer currently available only on Dell PCs, Dell is giving consumers the freedom to do more with their PCs using their lifetime licensed version of 2016. While a standard single user license for Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016 is available at an MRP of Rs. 5999, customers will be able to avail authentic Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016 software pre-bundled with their new Windows 10 Dell PC at no extra cost. The latest offering will enable end consumers to enjoy the benefits of a versatile productivity suite to be able to work more efficiently, even while on the go.
Dell is working to make technology simple and easy with ready-to-use devices across notebook/desktop/AIOs, which also come pre-loaded with Windows 10 and a 15-month McAfee Device Security license. Customers can now experience a hassle free start to work with their licensed Office Home and Student 2016 edition which comes with pre-loaded versions of Word, Excel, Power Point and One Note. In parallel, users will also benefit from the powerful Microsoft tools One Drive and One Note- supported on cloud alongside features like co-authoring that makes collaboration and teamwork easier than ever before while ensuring security of the essential data.
The pre-bundling of software which enables work-oriented tasks is part of Dell’s efforts to place the power of technology in the user’s hands. With Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016 edition, users are equipped with a device which is ready-to-go when it comes to personal or professional tasks that they wish to undertake using their PC. This pre-bundle offer enables consumers with access to a powerful productivity tool and software for the entire lifetime of the product.
Highlighting the pre-bundling, Alen Jose, Product Marketing Director, Consumer and Small Business, Dell India said, “Purchasing original software is often not a priority for first time users due to either lack of easy access, additional cost incurred, or apprehension arising from lack of knowledge about the software or its benefits. We want users to feel equipped to fully utilize their device when they buy a new computing device, be it a laptop, desktop, all-in-one or a 2-in-1 PC, and the pre-bundling is an effort to deliver this convenience to them. The pre-bundled version of Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016 edition will come with a lifetime license for 1 PC and will allow young students, parents, and working professionals to get started with their personal computer immediately after purchase. It is our way of assuring the user that the device they are purchasing is prepared for instant usage, equipped with basic prerequisites for daily use.”
The benefits of the pre – loaded Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016 edition include:
Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016 apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote) makes work easier with built-in intelligence that help users make the most of the available data and reduces the risk of leaking sensitive data. Additionally, with Bing-powered Smart Lookup in the document delivers search results from the web, all within the document
Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016 ensures protection of the most sensitive data with Information Rights Management and encryption of content online and offline
Pricing & Availability
Dell’s personal computer range pre-bundled with Office Home and Student 2016 is available starting August 20, 2016 in India at a starting price of Rs. 25890 and upwards.