Thursday, 6 October 2011

Specification of Aakash Tablet Computer, the cheapest Tablet computer

On 5th October Aakash Tablet was launched by Indian HRD minister Kapil Sibal. It is manufactured by company Datawind in Hyderabad. Specification is of Aakash tablet computer that would be available to students via government subsidy.

Hardware

Dimension or Form Factor Length - 190.5 mm
Width – 118.5 mm
Height – 15.7 mm
Display/Input device 7” resistive touch screen
Resolution 800x480 pixel resolution
Weight 350 Grams
Processor

Connexant 366 Mhz processor with Graphics accelerator and HD Video processor
Network Connectivity Wi-fi enabled IEEE 802.11 a/b/g
Connectivity two USB 2.0 full USB port
Memory (RAM) 256Mb
Storage (internal) 2Gb Flash
Storage (external) 2 Gb to 32 Gb microSD supported
Battery

2100 mAh, up to 180 minutes, NDTV has reported that 1.5 to 2 hours when watching full HD videos
Audio out 3.5 mm port

Software

  • Operating System – Android 2.2
  • Apps store – GetJar no support for Android market place
  • Document rendering - Supported Document formats: DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, XLS, XLSX, ODT, ODP
  • PDF Support – Yes, PDF viewer
  • Text Editor – Yes
  • Image viewer supported formats: PNG, JPG, BMP and GIF
  • Supported audio formats: MP3, AAC, AC3, WAV, WMA
  • Supported video formats: MPEG2, MPEG4, AVI, FLV
  • Web browser - Standards Compliance: xHTML 1.1 compliant, JavaScript 1.8 compliant
  • Separate application for online YouTube video

Cost and Pricing

  • Initial Cost : Initially cost of production for Aakash tablet is around INR 2276 (Around 50$)
  • Price : Student will get the device in around 35$ (INR 1730), government will bear the subsidy.

Note : Specs is for student edition that will be available by institutions of study

Source : NDTV,

16 comments:

  1. not meant for study purposes.....

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  2. its really good for every one

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  3. mike and karthi u are really LODU

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  4. its a good move by the indian government...and all classes of people can afford it

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  5. really grt and good step by govt. for intelligent and in some words economicly poor students

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  6. waste..no facilities at all..dont buy guys

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  7. any budy there who can sale as seconds
    9731255007

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  8. gr8 tablet, indians must buy it at any cost...

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  9. Really awesome tablet and i think it would be better than samsung galaxy tab according to its price........

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  10. really grt and good step by govt. for intelligent and in some words economicly poor students.its a good move by the indian government...and all classes of people can afford it

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  11. i just used it and is awesome

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  12. it is faltu dont buy it.

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  13. depends on the requirements of the user.
    however its not good for frequent internet users.

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