The much awaited India’s ultra low cost tablet – Aakash – is now up for sale. Datawind, the manufactures of the tablet, has ready the tablet for sale online.The tablet is is delivered within seven days at the price of Rs 2,500. There is no pre payment and the company would take cash on delivery.
Users, who are interested in buying the device, can visit the website www.aakashtablet.com and place the order. Powered by Android 2.2 (Froyo) OS, This 7 inch resistive touch screen tablet houses a 366 MHz processor plus a HD video co-processor. The RAM is 256MB and Flash Memory (Storage Memory) is 2GB with microSD card option up to 32 GB. The Aakash tablet runs on the Froyo OS (Android 2.2) and features 2 USB ports, Wi-Fi and also supports optional 3G modems. The battery life is around 3 hours.
However the upgraded version of Aakash, called the Ubislate 7, is scheduled to be launched late January. It has a Cortex A8 – 700 Mhz processor compared to the 366 MHz processor in Aakash. Running Android 2.3 OS, it will include a 3200 mAh battery. The device will support both WiFi and GPRS networks. It will be priced at Rs 2,999.