Comparing Aakash Tablet with BSNL Tablet

In 2011, the Central Government of India in association with Datawind launched a seven inch Android tablet for the students. It was named Aakash and its price range began from Rs.2,999. However, its subsidized rate was just Rs.2,250. Aakash was unanimously declared to be the world’s cheapest tablet. It brought about a revolution in the world of tablet and was the talk of the town.

Its manufacturers were filled with pre bookings. However, before this hype and euphoria associated with Aakash tablet died down, BSNL launched another low priced tab. PSU BSNL, the biggest and largest telecom service provider in India introduced into the market, an affordable and cheaply priced tab. Its manufacturer is a Noida based company called Pantel technologies. Its lowest price starts from Rs.3,499.

Features of BSNL Tablet & Aakash Tablet

Aakash tablet ran into some problems after much hype as the company failed to deliver the tabs to their consumers on the scheduled time. However, when trying to highlight the features of BSNL Tablet &Aakash Tablet, one will find that BSNL launched three tabs. Price of BSNL tablets are comparatively higher than that of Aakash.

Their technical features also are slightly improvised than an Aakash tab. Thus, everybody felt that BSNL’s tablet will help in harnessing information technology at an affordable price. While analyzing BSNL Tablet & Aakash Tablet, it can be concluded that these two tablets varies mainly in terms of their price and specifications.

Variations in their price

Datawind’s Aakash tablet has two models. The original tablet has low specifications and their price is very low, only Rs.2,500. Its cousin, on the other hand, is UBiSlate is quite powerful and it costs around Rs.2,999. Another more upgraded version of Datawind is UbiSlate7+ and the price also is same. While BSNL’s lowest tablet Penta IS701R is only Rs.3,499 and has data plan offering 5GB for 60 days that can be renewed for Rs.750 only.

So, while comparing them, UbiSlate of Aakash and Penta IS701R of BSNL, one can see that Aakash tablet does not possess good specifications. Their price difference is only of Rs.500 but users can get 5GB data downloading feature for two months with BSNL tab. In Aakash, however, users can also get internet accessing on all mobile networks for 2GB at Rs.99. Although BSNL tablet is costly yet its brand name ensures that it will provide good data services, support and connectivity.

Specifications of Aakash Tablet & BSNL Tablet

UbiSlate has a 2.3 Android operating system and a resistive touchscreen, 256 MB RAM, 2 GB internal memory. It has 7 inches display, Wi-Fi support etc. The seven inch Aakash tablet is powered with a 2.2 Android operating system. It has Arm 11 366 MHz processor, Wi-Fi and 3G modem. BSNL’s Penta IS701R is Wi-Fi oriented tablet with 2.3 Android O.S.

BSNL tablet has 1 GHz processor, 256 MB RAM. It has HDMI port for TV connectivity. It also has 7 inch touchscreen along with 800*600 resolutions. It has an inbuilt 2 GB memory. Therefore, one can conclude that in terms of its specification, BSNL tablet stands in a better position than the Aakash tab.

Conclusion

After an elaborate analysis of these BSNL Tablet & Aakash Tablet, it can only be assumed that BSNL tabs are far better than Aakash tab.  However, their actual performance can be determined after reviewing them minutely.  Click here to book BSNL Tablet online.

This post is written by Eshan Gangwar

Comments

  1. 1.Booked:15-4-12
    2.ID:PENT00150332
    3.Got mail “Ready your PENTA”:23-5-12 (way of paid ,This message said 24 to 98 hours or maximum 10 days it willin your hand)
    4.Paid cash on PNB:Rs:3749,DATE:29-5-12
    5.Send challan scan copy:3-6-12,4-6-12,one by one so many copies
    6.NOT DELIVERED TILL:17-6-12
    7.SERVICE WORST, NOT RESPONSE CUSTOMER CARE,THEY SAID EVERY TIME “WAIT NEXT ONE WEEK,NEXT ONE WEEK”
    8.THEY DO NOT ENTER MY COMPLAINT AND CUT CALL VOICE WITHOUT DISCONNECT CALL,IT IS GOOD IDEA!
    9.WHAT CAN I DO,”WAIT NEXT ONE WEEK ,WHAT A SERVICE?”
    10.I WAST MY TIME AND MONEY MORE THEN TWO MONTHS
    11.WHEN WILL PENTA IS701R DELIVERED OR NOT DELIVERED
    12.I AM NOT HOPE PENTA WILL DELIVERED BEFORE 3 OR 4 MONTHS
    13.IF YOU BOOKED PENTA YOU WILL MEET BIG STRUGGLE TO GET PENTA FROM PENTA’S CUSTOMER CARE
    14.AFTER DEPOSIT MORE THEN 20 DAYS,I HAVE NOT GET TILL(ALL DONE CORRECT BUT NO USE)
    15.GO TO SHOP AND BUY A CHINA T-PAD IS BETTER WAY
    16.IT IS my OWN EXPERIENCE

    THANKS ALL THE READERS

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