The Indian government has finally managed to bring out the much hyped $35 tablet. The tablet which was named Sakshat, has been renamed to Aakash (which means sky in Hindi). The government has managed to keep up its promise of pricing the tablet as less as possible.
For over an year, the $35 tablet has seen a lot of flip-flops in terms of its manufacturing cost, manufacturer and the design. Many Tech bloggers around the world had even questioned the authenticity of this tablet, questioning the logic of pricing a tablet with a camera, USB ports etc for less than $50.
Aakash Tablet – Specifications
But now, the $35 tablet is a reality. It runs on Android 2.2 Froyo and comes with a 7 inch resistive touch screen with 256MB RAM, 2GB memory card and two USB ports.
- 7″ resistive touch screen (at 800×480 pixel resolution)
- 366 Mhz Connexant processor
- 256MB RAM
- 2GB internal Flash memory
- 2 USB Ports
- Weighs 350gm
- 2100mAH battery
- 3.5mm audio jack
The software of Aakash tablet is powered by Android 2.2 and it will come with some pre-loaded apps like Office Suite, media player, Nimbuzz etc. However, Aakash will not have access to the Android Marketplace which is quite a letdown for many. The tablet will come with Ubisoft browser which is supposed to accelerate the web pages considerably.
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