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India launches world’s cheapest tablet Aakash

October 5, 2011
Aakash Tablet specifications :-

Hardware:
– Processor: 366 Mhz. Connexant with Graphics accelerator and HD Video processor
– Memory (RAM): 256MB RAM / Storage (Internal): 2GB Flash
– Storage (External): 2GB to 32GB Supported
– Peripherals (USB2.0 ports, number): 1 Standard USB port
– Audio out: 3.5mm jack / Audio in: 3.5mm jack
– Display and Resolution: 7″ display with 800×480 pixel resolution
– Input Devices: Resistive touch screen
– Connectivity and Networking: GPRS and WiFi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g
– Power and Battery: Up to 180 minutes on battery. AC adapter 200-240 volt range.
Software:
– OS: Android 2.2
– Document Rendering
* Supported Document formats: DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, XLS, XLSX, ODT, ODP
* PDF viewer, Text editor
– Multimedia and Image Display
* Image viewer supported formats: PNG, JPG, BMP and GIF
* Supported audio formats: MP3, AAC, AC3, WAV, WMA
* Supported video formats: MPEG2, MPEG4, AVI, FLV

Lauching Ceremony of Aakash Tablet :-

Students display Aakash, which means sky, dubbed the world’s cheapest tablet computer, after its launching ceremony in New Delhi October 5, 2011. Aakash will be sold to students at the subsidised price of $35 to expand digital access in the Asian giant that lags peers such as China and Brazil in connectivity.

REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma.

A DataWind representative displays the supercheap ‘Aakash’ Tablet computers during its launch in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. The $35 basic touchscreen tablet aimed at students can be used for functions like word processing, web browsing and video conferencing. ‘Aakash’ , manufactured by DataWind has a 7″Android 2.2 touch screen and a HD video co-processor.

Suneet Singh Tuli, CEO of DataWind, the small British-based company that developed Aakash, displays the “world’s cheapest” tablet during its launch ceremony in New Delhi October 5, 2011.

An Indian student poses with the supercheap ‘Aakash’.

India’s Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal, center, his deputy D. Purandeswari, left display the supercheap ‘Aakash’ Tablet computer during its launch as School Education and Literacy Secretary Anshu Vaish, right, applauds in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011.

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