Latest news on the Aakash Tablet PC...
Suneet Singh Tuli has invited students to make software applications for the Aakash tablet pc. DataWind have confirmed that those applications that are chosen to be the best applications will be pre-installed on the retail version which is due to be released early 2012 at a price of Rs. 2999. Prize money will be offered [...]
A new gadget is in town and it’s already commanding great respect. BSNL have launched a new tablet pc in India called the Penta TPAD ID701R. Is the Penta TPAD better than the Aakash tablet PC? Well it’s a very good question. The price difference between the two tablet pc’s is just Rs 200. If [...]
Many of our users have asked us about the differences between Aakash, UbiSlate7 and UbiSlate7+. So we thought we would clarify how they each differ. The Aakash (meaning sky in hindi), is the name given by the Indian Government to the pc tablet made by Datawind. The device will be made available to Indian students [...]
If you have placed an order for your Aakash tablet pc, then many of our users have complained they have not yet received their devices. Datawind have reassured customers that due to the high volume of pre-orders for the Aakash tablet pc, they are dealing with customers in the order in which their pre-orders were [...]
In January 2012, the HRD Ministry held a high-level review meeting and is understood to have evaluated the project and also performance of the Aakash tablet so far. HRD Minister Kapil Sibal had indicated that the improved version would be launched by April. Datawind, the maker of the device, has so far delivered 30,000 pieces [...]
The Aakash tablet pc can be purchased via the official Ubislate website. Please be aware of other bogus sites that are claiming to sell the Aakash tablet pc. Currently DataWind are taking pre-bookings at the following website only: Ubislate Website Please visit our other website to discuss support queries for the Aakash Tablet PC | [...]
CyberMedia’s recent research into the tablet pc market within India has confirmed nearly 1,58,000 media tablets were sold in the nine months upto July 2011. The tablet pc market in India started with the launch of the Olivepad in July 2010. In October 2010 Samsung launched the Galaxy tablet followed by the the Apple iPad [...]
The demand for the Aakash tablet pc has exceeded all expectations. Currently the Indian tablet pc market is dominated by Apple, Samsung and Reliance, however, the world’s cheapest tablet pc also known as the Ubislate has had approximately 3 lakh pre-order bookings. The tablet pc market has doubled in India within the past year. The [...]
A large number of the Aakash tablet pc fans have been posting messages on our Facebook page. To access the Aakash tablet pc Facebook page click here
The Nasscom Foundation will partner with DataWind by distributing 200 Aakash / UbiSlate tablet pc’s to non-government organisations. Nasscom and DataWind have launched a contest for non-government organisations to come up with ideas on how they will use the Aakash / Ubislate tablet pc to promote education. The winners will win 20 devices each.
Suneet Singh Tuli is the CEO Datawind Ltd. the manufacturers of the Aakash tablet pc. Suneet graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering, but soon forayed in to the electronics business in 1990 as a founder of company that manufactured large format fax, scanning and plotting equipment. In the last 21 years, he’s successfully taken [...]
It has been confirmed the Akash tablet pc will not come with a functional camera for students who will be provided the tablet pc through their educational institute. The device will have the camera section on the device but will not be functional.
The Aakash tablet PC will be manufactured in India. When asked whether the PC tablet will be a made in India product, Suneet Singh Tuli (CEO of DataWind) explained that approx 16% of the components will be made in India and the full assembly including the main board will be carried out in India. Suneet [...]
Aakash / Ubislate Forums have been launched to provide users a forum to discuss the latest news, updates, support issues relating to the Aakash tablet PC. Checkout the Ubislate Forums by clicking here
The Aakash tablet PC version 1 has had a few teething problems so DataWind, the manufacturers of the Aakash PC tablet – also known as the Ubislate, will be launching an improved and more robust version of the handheld device and as confirmed by HRD minister Kapil Sibal, the device will be launched between January [...]
The current anticipated time of market availability is early December. Datawind who are the manaufacturers of the Aakash Tablet PC which is the name the Ubislate 7 is referred to in India will have the following features: 7″ Android 2.2 Tablet at an Unbeatable Price of Rs. 2999 Monthly internet charges: Rs.98 / 2GB High [...]
Everyone was excited and pumped up when the Aakash tablet was launched. Dubbed as the cheapest tablet in the world, the Aakash tablet, is manufactured by a UK-based firm, Datawind. Its launch was aimed at equipping a tablet into the hands of every student in India. A Government initiative you can say. When it was [...]
Here comes the another great news from Datawind. Datawind is offering Unlimited Internet for just Rs.98/month. Sure it gonna attract lots of peoples. And also there is a Built-in GPRS modem in Ubislate. So with Ubislate we can get unlimited connectivity anytime and anywhere.
Aakash Tablet Warranty Aakash Tablet comes with 1 year Replacement warranty. Take a look at the article in Economic Times. The actual manufacturing cost of Aakash Tablet is $35 and government is paying $49 to Datawind for adding Special Replacement Warranty. So if you got any problems with Aakash Tablet, then you can replace the [...]