India launches world’s cheapest android tablet ‘Aakash’

india's ultra low cost android tablet the ""Aakash"",has become is world's cheapest tablet,comes at very affordable price of rs 2999 in open market..while government is planning to give subsidized to secondary student that will cost them around rs 1750(according to internet source)/1200(according to news paper).The device runs on Android 2.2( Froyo) using 366Mhz processor and sports 7”resistive touchsreen. It comes loaded with 256 MB RAM and 32 GB expandable memory slot. The device is capable of offering Wi-fi connectivity. Government will purchase 1 lakh tablets from DataWind for Rs 2250 . Datawind plans to offer the tablet in the open market from November’ 2011.

Hardware:Aakash Tablet Specifications

Processor: 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.
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
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

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