Finally the world’s cheapest Aakash Ubislate Tablet was launched by the Indian government. The device was earlier named as Sakshat. Later on the name was changed to Aakash which means sky. The tablet is designed by datawind. a UK company which has been working on it from past few months. The tablet will hit the market mostly in November. And amazingly the price in retail stores is just 60$ which is around Rs 2250 per unit and 35$ for students in India which is around Rs 1750 per unit. The model is named as Ubislate with android 2.2 as inbuilt.
This device will be very useful to the students around India. The device is also known as the 35$ tab, which will be a valuable educational tool for graduate students and a milestone in Indian Govt. Development from a tech services country. Besides this, Aakash will bring huge competition to other tablets like iPad, Samsung galaxy and newly released models in India. Ever since the news passed that the India government has released Aakash, most of the students have stopped buying the iPad and Samsung galaxy tab.
Aakash Ubislate Tablet Awesome Features:
- The first and foremost important feature of this tablet is its price; at an unbeatable price of Rs.2, 999 and Rs.98/2GB monthly internet charges.
- The high quality web can be used anytime and anywhere. You can connect via GPRS or WiFi. The embedded modern eliminates the need for external dongles and allow high internet access everywhere. The WiFi will allow you to stream videos much faster in YouTube. Fast web access even on GPRS networks. Web, Email, Facebook, Twitter and much more.
- HD quality video.
- A 7″ touch screen with audio library software which helps you manage your full collection of songs. Also you can watch movies with beautiful clarity and pixel rate.
- In-built android 2.2 which allows you to download new applications, games and many other software’s. You will also get productivity software for office suite. And also a educational software and over 150,000 apps.
- The full sized USB port and Micro SD slot are additional features. The memory can be expanded up to 32 GB. You can also you an ordinary USB pen-drive or even plug-in a 3G dongle.
- The best part is, It’s a phone.
Aakash Ubislate Tablet Technical Details:
- Hardware: Coming to the hardware details of Aakash Ubislate Tablet, the processor comes with graphics accelerator and HD video processor. The Memory (RAM) is 256mb and the internal storage is 2gb flash. The external storage is 2 GB and can be expanded till 32 GB. You will have one standard USB port with USB 2.o port felicity. While coming to the audio, you can see a 3.5mm jack. The display resolution is 800×480 pixel resolution with 7′ resistive touch screen display. The connectivity and networking of this tab has a GPRS and WiFi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g. The battery supports up to 180mins backup and power of the battery is AC adapter 200-240 volt range.
- Software: The operating system comes with android 2.2 with document rendering. Aakash Ubislate tablet will support DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, ODT, ODP, XLS, XLSX and other formats in it. You will also have a PDF viewer and a Text editor.
- Multimedia and Image: The image viewer supports PNG, JPEG, BMP and GIF. Where the audio formats are: MP3, AAC, AC3, WAV, and WMA. And Video: MPEG2, MPEG4, FLV, AVI.
- CE/RoHS certification: The additional web browser UbiSurfer Browser with compression/acceleration and IES rendering is also included.