An Android tablet is displayed at the Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco
An Android tablet is displayed at the Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco, California September 13, 2011. Reuters

Bangalore based company Notion Ink launched its next generation tablet PC, Adam 2, on the occasion of the 2013 National Technology Award ceremony organized at the Vigyan Bhavan in Delhi on 11 May.

The Ministry of Science and Technology in a press statement released said the device would be priced ₹12,000 in the Indian market.

Adam 2 will sport a dual-display - a 10.1-inch IPS HD 1280x800p screen on top and a thin STN (Super Twisted Nematic) display panel at the spine of tablet to show any important notifications and other secondary information.

Notion Ink's tablet packs a 1.5GHz Cortex A9 dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 2.0-megapixel camera and a front camera. 

Adam 2 is the successor of the first generation Adam tablet which was released way back in January, 2011. The tablet had received average reviews, but considering the features of the second iteration, its prospects seem promising.The new tablet is expected to hit the Indian market next month. 

Notion Ink is a Bangalore based start-up company started by two IITians, Rohan Pandey and Rohit Rathi. The company is funded by the Union Government's Technology Development Board which lends loans and even grants funds in exceptional cases to help indigenous companies during their early stages.

Specifications of Notion Ink Adam 2 include:


Notion Ink Adam 2


Main display: 10.1-inch screen with HD 1280x800p resolution

Secondary display: STN (Super Twisted Nematic) display located

on the spine of the tablet which shows important notifications


Android v4.2.2 OS


Cortex A9 dual-core processor with 1.5GHz CPU speed



Storage capacity

Yet to be known, but offers microSD slot for memory expansion


2.0-megapixel HD main camera at the rear side and a front



6000 mAh


3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, ZigBee, HDMI port, micro-USB port with OTG