Indian government has finally announced the launch of second generation Aakash.
Aakash 2 was launched by President Pranab Mukherjee. Manufacturing cost of this product is said to be around Rs 2,236.
Indian government would distribute around
Indian government has given its approval to the second generation Aakash tablet. It is now scheduled to be launched on November 11 by the President of India Pranab Mukherjee.
He would be addressing around 20,000 students from around the country
Datawind has announced that they are now supplying units of Aakash II to IIT Bombay.
Retail launch is expected to take place sometime next month.
The company said:
Supplies are on to IIT Bombay. In the next few weeks, it should be
Datawind has said that their next Tablet PC would support Android ICS edition.
It would ship with Android 2.3 but would get the Android 4 update in the following weeks.
It would ship with a 7 inch capacitive touchscreen display. It would be
WishTel has launched two budget segment Tablet PCs based on the Android platform in the Indian market.
The models are: Ira and Ira Thing. These are priced in the range of Rs. 4000-5500. These devices are powered with Via chips and are not likely
India’s Union human resource development ministry has indicated that they are aiming to launch the second generation Aakash Tablet PC by May this year.
The new model would feature improved specifications including a capacitive display to
Indian Telecom and HRD Minister Kapil Sibal has admitted that the first generation Aakash project did not work out as per their expectations.
There were issues with production and delivery and they are now distancing themselves from Datawind which