Aakash Tablet : the Cheapest Tablet PC in the world

Written By technotheory on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 | 8:25 AM

Aakash, the world’s cheapest Tablet PC, has been launched finally. It is expected that the price may come down when its bulk production starts. Initially, a hundred thousand pieces are planned to be distributed among the students in 416 Universities and 20,000 colleges at a subsidized rate of Rs. 1,300 ($28.99).


It will be available for purchase in markets till November 20, 2011 at a price of Rs.2,999 ($66.88). Even though it’s very cheap, this Tablet PC have the standard feature for a Tablet PC. Aakash support Wi-Fi, stereo earphone and microphone. Aakash use Processor 366 Mhz. connextant with Graphics Accelerator, RAM Memory 256 MB, internal memory 2 GB, and Micro SD slot for extra storage up to 3 GB. 12 month guarantee also offered with external memory up to 32 GB and USB port to support external storage. On the display from this tablet, we have 7 inch touch screen monitor which have protector and resolution 800 x 480, all the system from this tablet is using Android 2.2 operating system.

Specifications of Aakash Tablet

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 and Formats :

  • OS: Android 2.2
  • Supported Document formats: DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, XLS, XLSX, ODT, ODP
  • PDF viewer, Text editor
  • Image viewer supported formats: PNG, JPG, BMP and GIF
  • Supported audio formats: MP3, AAC, AC3, WAV, WMA
  • Supported video formats: MPEG2, MPEG4, AVI, FLV
  • Communication and Internet
  • Web browser – Standards Compliance: xHTML 1.1 compliant, JavaScript 1.8 compliant
  • Separate application for online YouTube video
  • Safety and other standards compliance
  • CE certification / RoHS certification
Where To Buy From

Commercially Aakash Tablets will be available in the market for the masses from November. Pre-booking of the Aakash Tablets have been started from now itself. You can even book your first World Cheapest Tablet now. Click here to book.
Government has rolled out 100,000 units of AAkash-Tablet initially and they will be available only to the students. Government has annonced to distribute the Aakash-Tablets to various institute and students can avail one from their institute itself. So the best way to get one for you is contact your concerned department of your college/institute.

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Techster said...

it is a great deal to get a feature in a tablet PC in only 35$. i am sure it will rock the Indian market.

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