Aakash (tablet)

Aakash is the world's cheapest tablet computer.

The Indian government, DataWind and the University of Mumbai are trying to do with the low-cost tablet Aakash 2 access to modern technology for the poor and low income earners. From the tablet, which converted just costs 32 euros, to 100,000 units will be distributed to students so they can use it to learn efficiently. Aakash 2, the second attempt to produce a low-cost tablet. At his predecessor larger defects such as too little space or poor sound were laments. This should be corrected in the new edition.

Technical details

Comparison of past and present Aakash tablets:

Memory card: Some Tablets are ( expandable to 32 GB flash memory) equipped with a micro - SD slot and a micro-SD card, which allows the storage of user data. In Android 2.3 some applications, data can be moved from ROM to the memory card.

Memory: The size of the ROM was not specified by DataWind, but is suspected of having 256 MB or 2 GB. Both tablets contain a graphics card, but information on graphics memory and GPU speed are not known.

Google Android Market: Since the Aakash does not have a SIM card and insufficient power to use the Google Android Market comes instead of the GetJar Market Place used. UbiSlate 7 will have access to Google 's Android Market, as Google confirmed.

Network: Aakash supports Wi-Fi. It is generally not suitable for the use of mobile networks. In addition to the wireless UbiSlate -7 but still GPRS Internet connection, a 1G network connection. External 3G USB modems are not supported.