World’s cheapest Android tablet, Aakash available from Ncarry. Launched earlier in October, the Aakash tablet is now available online. Datawind has tied up with Nimbuzz group’s Ncarry.com to sell Aakash tablet in India.
Ubislate tablet is the commercial or retail version of Aakash with GPRS connectivity and an upgraded version is also available. The tablet is also getting upgraded with online content for undergraduate and postgraduate courses that is being developed under the HRD ministry. Students will also be able to access these online content free of cost.
The Aakash is a seven-inch tablet, running Android 2.2 Froyo operating system. It has a seven-inch 800×400 resistive touchscreen and is powered by 366 MHz + HD video co-processor. The tablet comes with a 2GB of storage memory, which can be extended up to 32GB via microSD. It has a 256 MB RAM. The device supports document formats: DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, XLS, XLSX, ODT, ODP and can run PDF viewer, Text editor. It has a 2,100 mAh battery which is promised to give 3 hours of backup depending upon usage. For connectivity, the device supports Wi-Fi and can connect a datacard for 3G and GPRS.
Ubislate 7, which will be available in late-January for Rs 2,999. It will run on a faster 700MHz processor, Android 2.3 and will also have GPRS connectivity to enable it to be used for making phone calls too.