World’s Cheapest Tablet’s second edition will be arriving soon, said by the Human Resources Minister, Kapil Sibal. The upgraded version of Akash – world’s cheapest tablet for the students will launch soon. This version of the world’s cheapest tablet will be operating on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Operating System.
This version of the Akash shall be upgraded with 800 MHz Processor, 256 MB RAM, a 7″ capacitive multi-touchscreen display, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS, 2GB Internal Memory and a 3200 mAh better battery that provides up to 3hrs of back up. The second version of Akash also features Wi-Fi, GPRS with mobile functionality without 3G capability
Our Honourable Human Resources Minister, Mr.Kapil Sibal said,”Now, Aakash-2 has been rolled out with battery life of three hours, 800MHz processor, providing internet access everywhere and it has a capacitive screen. The process to distribute this device has begun and it would be formally launched very soon”.
He also added,”That was the dream and I as minister for Human Resource Development, asked myself the question can I provide a tablet to the students throughout the country that costs a reasonable amount so that all children can afford it and yet is able to deliver through the best technology, the vast information available on the net to them sitting wherever they are”.
Speaking about Akash 1, he said,”It (the idea of low cost tablet computer) was rejected throughout the world and it was said that India would not be able to make it. Our HRD ministry was committed to the Aakash project and ultimately we came out with the first version of the Aakash which costs Rs 2,276“.
All eyes are know waiting for the upgraded version of Akash. Lets see how this new tablet impresses its users.