News tagged ‘aakash’

Friday, 6 Jan 2012

1.4 Million Pre-Orders for Datawind's Low-Cost Tablet, Aakash

1.4 Million Pre-Orders for Datawind's Low-Cost Tablet, Aakash

The Aakash, a tablet that costs less than US$50 to build and easy to deploy, has the potential to connect "the next billion" people from third world countries. Just how popular is it? 1.4 million pre-orders in two weeks. Numbers like that haven't been heard of since the iPad 2 launch.

Thursday, 6 Oct 2011

World's Cheapest Tablet Launched in India

World's Cheapest Tablet Launched in India

In a bid to bring the digital world to the poor, the Indian government has released a tablet, Aakash, that costs INR 2,999 or S$80.

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