Low-cost tablet Aakash 2 launched in India for Rs. 1,132

DataWind in collaboration with the HRD Ministry of India has launched the new low-cost Android tablet called the Aakash 2. This device will come with a special subsidized price for India students and will be up for grabs for the eligible for as low as Rs. 1,132.

The Aakash 2 which just like the original is also manufactured by DataWind is a much well equipped device. It is powered by a 1GHz ARM Cortex A8 processor, it has a 7-inch capacitive display with a 800×480 pixels resolution and 512MB of RAM.

Apart from this the device will includes 4GB of built-in storage, expandable memory via microSD card, runs Android 4.0 ICS, has a front facing VGA quality camera which supports video calling and has built-in Wi-Fi connectivity.

Apart from this the device will be equipped with an app from Amrita University which is especially designed for the Aakash 2. This app is called Amrita Virtual Interactive E-Learning World or A-VIEW. It will be available across all Aakash 2 devices.

The commercial version of the Aakash 2 will have the same specifications and it will be known as the DataWind Ubislate 7Ci. It is already available for pre-order with DataWind’s website for Rs. 4,499.

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