The most awaited World’s cheapest Tablet Phone AAKASH powered by Android OS has been launched by Indian Government on October 5. Aakash Tablet has all the important applications required in a computing device. Its built up applying the latest technology and using some open source softwares. Compare to many other expensive tablets, one of the best thing about Aakash Tablet is it has 2 USB ports. It is one of the biggest achievement by India. The basic version of Aakash, Ubislate7 is already sold out. However you can pre-book the next version of Aakash, Ubislate7+ which is going to be launched by late January.
Specifications of AAKASH Tablet
366 Mhz supporting graphics accelerator and high definition HD video
256 MB RAM
2 GB Internal Flash Memory
Upto 32 GB Expandable External Memory
7 inch Resistive Touch Screen with resolution of 800×480 pixels
3.5 mm Audio Jack in 3.5 mm Audio Jack out
WiFi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g
Bluetooth : Cellular (2G on unsubsidized version only)
3G 4G connectivity not provided
Battery Backup of 180 Minutes
Operating System :
Google Android OS 2.2 for Ubislate7 and 2.3 for Ubislate7+
Text Editor Supported Formats:
DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, XLS, XLSX, ODT, ODP, PDF
Image Formats Supported : PNG, JPG, BMP, GIF
Audio: MP3, AAC, AC3, WAV, WMA
Video: MPEG2, MPEG4, AVI, FLVWeb
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Browser : Default browser xHTML, IE8 is also provided.
Aakash will cost the government around $49 (inclusive of all taxes etc) approximately Rs. 2,500 for Ubislate7 and 2,999 for Ubislate7+.
It will be given to students after subsidizing the price by up to 50 percent which will cost about Rs.1100 ($35 US).
- YouTube Application is integrated to Stream Videos
- External USB Keyboard (optional)
- Aakash is created by using open source software from Sakshat Portal and other websites.
- The tablet is developed and fully made in India by Datawind.
- Access to thousands of educational & Learning institutes available for free.
The Review video of Aakash Tablet is shown below
New Updates on Aakash tablet from www.akashtablet.com
I’m pleased to report that deliveries have started !
Although thousands of units are being delivered daily, the demand and backlog is very significant. Customers that have pre-paid are given priority The backlog of pre-paid customers will be caught-up by the end of this month. You may have noticed a price-change on the UbiSlate 7+ model, please note that this change does not apply to customers that have pre-paid for their units, they will still be delivered product for their original price.To understand why we had to change it, Please Click here.
As you will see in the chart above, we will also soon start deliveries of the UbiSlate 7C model.This is a multi-touch capacitive screen unit.At an MRP of only Rs.4,299, it is a fraction of the cost of any other capactivie screen tablet computer in the market, and yet also offers smartphone functionality.Don’t worry, even if you’ve ordered and pre-paid for the UbiSlate 7+ model, you will be sent an Email and given an opportunity to upgrade to the UbiSlate 7C model prior to delivery.
Please allow me to again thank you personally for your patience, as the response continues to be overwhelming. If you have difficulty in getting through to our toll-free number, please fill-in the query forms on this website or Email us at [email protected] , and we will revert back to you at the earliest.
The UbiSlate Smartphone/tablets incorporate HD video co-processors for a high-quality multimedia experience and core graphics accelerator for faster application support. These tablets are the only Android devices in the market to offer DataWind’s UbiSurfer browser, based on 18 international patents. The UbiSurfer browser accelerates web pages by factors of 10x to 30x, allowing for a web experience who’s speed is unrivalled. Internet access is available everywhere on a GPRS network at Rs.98/mo. for 2GB
The devices include WiFi & GPRS connectivity allowing anytime & anywhere internet access and phone functionality. Optional 3G modems are also supported via USB. In addition to a micro-SD card slot, a full-sized USB port is integrated into the unit allowing pen-drives, external keyboards, web-cams, dongles and other inexpensive peripherals to be attached.
New Introduction Ubisate 7C with Multi-Touch Projective Capacitive Screen