Aakash, Cheapest Tablet Computer , Launched.!


                                                                                              AAKASH The World's Cheapest Tablet Computer was Launched in India in Wednesday .500 school students from different places are the first  recipients of this tablet computer,after their use of 45 days the company will receive advises from the 500 students and they will improve the device configuration...


                                       Telecom and HRD Minsister Kapil Sibal launched the Tablet priced - $35 
(RS 1750) for students.The Government aimed to increase the production of this computer and to bring down the Price less that $10 (RS 500)
The device also features telephony to make and receive calls over GSM band.The tablet is expected to be sold for $60 in the retail stores
                                        In present there is no other computer is as cheapest as Aakash Tablet Computer,and hereby India has proved it's great ability to Produce a good and low rated devices.



Minimum functionality

                             "Support for video web conferencing facility; multimedia content viewer for example .pdf, .docx, .ods, .adp, .doc, .xls, .txt, .jpeg, .gif, .bmp, .odt, .zip, AVI, AC3, etc.; searchable PDF reader; unzip tool to unzip zip files; possibility to install suitable firmware upgrades; computing abilities such as Open Office, SciLab, cups (for printing support); media player able to play streamed and stored media files; Internet browsing, JavaScript, PDF plug-in Java; wireless communication for audio/video I/O; cloud computing option; remote device management ability; rendering YouTube and other online video services (open source Flash players, e.g., gnash or swfdec)."



Other preferable

  • Playback: AVCHD
  • Multimedia I/O interfaces: DTV, IPTv, DTH
  • Internet browsing: Flash player (Adobe)

Other preferable

  • HDMI port

Hardware

  • 7-inch 800x480 resistive touchscreen
  • Rugged casing with a rubberized feel
  • Wi-Fi enabled (802.11 a/b/g WiFi)
  • Mini and full USB
  • miniSD card slot
  •  subscriber Identity Module (SIM card) slot
  • Video out
  • Headphone jack
  • 256MB of RAM
  • 2 GB of storage memory. 32 GB Expandable micro SD memory card.
  • 2 Watts of power consumption with solar charging option.
  • 366 MHz + HD video co-processor
  • Audio out: 3.5mm jack / Audio in: 3.5mm jack
  • Display and Resolution: 7” display with 800x480 pixel resolution

Software

  • Android 2.2 operating system.
  • Document Rendering
  • Supported Document formats: DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, XLS, XLSX, ODT, ODP
  • Educational software developed at Indian Institute Of technology.
  • Web browsing, video conferencing and word processing software.
  • 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
  • 150000+ applications



Features which Aakash Tablet PC don't have
  • Bluetooth
  • Camera
  • FM
  • GPS(Geographic positioning system).
  • Android Marketplace : Aakash Tablet don’t support Official Android Marketplace but has its own Marketplace which only educational apps.
  • Sensor :  Aakash Tablet don’t have Motion sensor it is essential for a tablet PC.
Even Aakash don't have some of the essential features  I am sure it is worth to spend $35 for this tablet.

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