Aakash 2 priced at $21 for Students

by HEMANTH KUMAR on August 3, 2012

Aakash-2 tablet

India’s World Cheapest Android tablet, Aakash’s successor is ready and called as Aakash-2. The tablet will be available to students for $21, This is cheaper than the Aakash which is priced at $35.  Indian Ministry of Human Resources Development (HRD) subsidizing Akash-2 tablet to students around 20,000 Indian colleges and 416 universities. General public can buy Ubislate, retail version of Akash-2 tablet for Rs 3,499 and Rs 4,299.

Aakash-2 Specifications

Akash-2 has a better hardware compared to Akash, but available for lesser price.

  • Memory: 256 MB of RAM
  • Ports: USB port, Head Phone jack, SD Memory Card Slot
  • Display: 7-inch capacitive touch
  • Data: Wi-Fi Only and Wi-Fi + SIM
  • Processor: 800 MHz Cortex A8
  • Storage: 4GB Internal Storage
  • Battery: 3200 mAh
  • OS: Android 2.3

DataWind is going to deliver over 100,000 tablets to IIT Bombay over the next six months. Aakash-2 features special apps for computer languages like C, C++, Python, Scilab and more.

[via Techpp][source NYTimes India Ink]




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