$35 Indian Tablet
Indian government educational android "Aakash 2" is not only cheap but also sturdy, to prove this here is an droptest video.
The much hyped $35 Indian android education tablet failed miserably due to low-end hardware specs. Now, "Aakash Tablet 2" is all set to launch hoping to change that, this time powered by sufficient hardware power to work smoothly. Featuring a 7 inch screen, Cortex A8 - 800 Mhz CPU, 256MB RAM, 2GB flash storage, 3000 mAh battery, WiFi & GPRS running Android 2.3, the new version of the tablet come in two flavors the one with resistive touch costing Rs.3,499/- ($70) which will be marketed commercially as non-subsidized UbiSlate 7+ and Rs.4,299/- ($85) for UbiSlate 7C which features an Multi-Touch Projective Capacitive Screen.
Complete Aakash 2 specifications, features and video with pre-order links posted below.
As blogged earlier the $35 world's cheapest tablet computer by Indian government aimed at students is finally out. The tablet dubbed "Aakash " will be subsidized by Indian government and will be distributed to students for just US$35 - developed by an UK-based company DataWind in collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology (Rajasthan) the commercial version of the tablet will be called "UbiSlate" and is expected to retail for $60.
Aimed to fill-in the digital divide between poor and rich "Aakash" tablet is powered By Android OS supporting resistive touch-screen, web browsing and video conferencing, it has a three-hour battery life and comes equipped with two USB ports - complete specifications, images and demo video can be found at - http://www.megaleecher.net/Indian_Tablet_Costing_%2435_Video_Demonstration.htm.
Everybody was skeptical about the $35 educational tablet computer announced by the Indian government, but this now seems very much possible as Indian HRD Minister reveals further details and provides a hands-on video demo assuring that manufacture's are ready to ship the tablet if ordered a million pieces.