Finally Aakash Tablet ( also known as Sakshat Tablet) was unveiled by Kapil Sibal, HRD Minister India on October 5, 2011. The Aakash tablet was first introducted in July last year but no body was sure when it will be launched but finally it did.
Check this post to know How to Book Aakash Tablet
Aakash Tablet actually costs near $50 but Indian Government will provide it at much cheaper rate i.e. near Rs 1500 or even much cheaper. Currently Aakash Tablet is only available for Educational Institutions and will be sold to Government of India. Soon it will be available for public in retail shops.
Although it’s the cheapest Tablet in the world & also we know that it can not compete with high-end tablets like iPad, Samsung tabs and other but it can help those people from India who are looking for a cheaper Tablet device. Although it’s not a high-end tablet but compared to price they have much better specifications and I am sure, Indian users will love it.
Aakash Tablets were designed by DataWind. powered by Android 2.2 Froyo. Following is some of the Aakash tablet specifications & features.
- 7 Inch Touch Screen
- Memory: 256MB
- Storage Memory : 2 GB but Expandable up to 32 GB with microSD card.
- Document Format : .doc, .docx, .ppt, .pptx, .xls, .xlsx, .odt, .odp
- Image Format : .png, .jpg, .gif, .bmp
- Audio Format : .mp3, .aac, .ac3, .wav, .wma
- Video Format : .mpeg2, .mpeg4, .avi, .flv
- HDMI Port, Wi-fi, USB, Memory card slot.
- PDF viewer & Text editor
- Special Youtube video application.
Aakash Tablet Video Review
You can watch this video about Aakash tablet and see the First Indian Tablet live working.
Aakash Tablet official Website : http://www.akashtablet.com/
Aakash Tablet Pre Order: Read this post to know the process of Booking Aakash Tablet online.
One Good News For All Aakash Tablet Fans,
You will get a new improved version of existing Aakash Tablet, Next year approx near Feb 2012 i.e. Aakash 2 tablet. They have better processor (800 MHz) and improved 1GB RAM. Still, no news of exact date when it will be available for public. I will update the availability date as soon I get to know.
So, Are you planning to Buy Aakash Tablet once it’s available in the Market? What’s your opinion about this chepeast tablet?