Aakash tablet, the world's cheapest tablet produced by DataWind, is finally on sale. Online booking for the Android tablet is open, and about 30,000 tablets have been put on sale.
The student version of the tablet, costing Rs. 2500, is on sale and it will be delivered within seven days.
Pre-booking for its commercial version, UbiSlate 7, is also being opened. UbiSlate 7 will be priced at Rs 2999 and it is expected to hit the stores by the end of January.
"The rich have access to the digital world, the poor and ordinary have been excluded. Aakash will end that digital divide," the Telecom and Education Minister Kapil Sibbal said at the launch of Aakash.
Aakash tablet has 366 Mhz microprocessor while its upgraded version UbiSlate 7 is powered by 700 Mhz processor. The former is equipped with Android 2.2 while that of UbiSlate 7 is Android 2.3.
You can book the tablet online at aakashtablet.com.