Akash – India’s $60 Tablet – Cheapest Tablet In The World

October 5, 2011

There has been many stories around the much awaited tablet from the Indian Government. The good news is that all the correct information about the tablet is finally out.

Akash android 2.3 tablet 60 dollars by Indian Government Launched price features technical specifications review feedback cost availability students India

The $35 tablet from the Indian Government is called “Akash”. There were many stories around this tablet before today. But today, it was officially launched by the Government. The tablets would be available at a price of Rs 2,999 (INR) (around US $60). It would commercially be available from November, 2011 to facilitate all the people out there. But, for students, Akash would be available at a much cheaper price.

Akash – Technical Specifications

Akash is a tablet that is based on Android Operating System. It is based on Froyo 2.2 to be more specific. It has a 366 MHz processor and a 256 MB of RAM. It has a sensitive touch screen and has slots for microphone and headphone. Akash has an interna storage capacity of 2GB which is extensible up to a storage of 32 GB.

Akash supports WiFi and can add a cellular modem. It has USB slots built into it, to facilitate transfer of data between multiple devices. All the widely available formats of image, audio and video are well supported by this tablet. It also supports commonly and widely available formats of document to be viewed and edited by the tablet.

Akash 60 dollar 35 USD tablet Device by Indian Government made by HCL cheapest tablet in India subsidized by Indian Government Price features specification review feedback Kapil Sibal India

Akash – Hardware Specifications

  • Processor: 366 Mhz. Connexant with Graphics accelerator and HD Video processor
  • Memory (RAM): 256MB RAM / Storage (Internal): 2GB Flash
  • Storage (External): 2GB to 32GB Supported
  • Peripherals (USB2.0 ports, number): 1 Standard USB port
  • Audio out: 3.5mm jack / Audio in: 3.5mm jack
  • Display and Resolution: 7? display with 800×480 pixel resolution
  • Input Devices: Resistive touch screen
  • Connectivity and Networking: GPRS and WiFi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g
  • Power and Battery: Up to 180 minutes on battery. AC adapter 200-240 volt range.

Akash – Inbuilt Softwares Available

        -   OS: Android 2.2

  • Document Rendering

        -   Supported Document formats: DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, XLS, XLSX, ODT, ODP

        -   PDF viewer, Text editor

  • Multimedia and Image Display

        –   Image viewer supported formats: PNG, JPG, BMP and GIF

        -   Supported audio formats: MP3, AAC, AC3, WAV, WMA

        -   Supported video formats: MPEG2, MPEG4, AVI, FLV

Click here  to know more about Akash

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14 Responses to Akash – India’s $60 Tablet – Cheapest Tablet In The World

  1. yo!!! on October 5, 2011 at 7:11 pm

    I’m glad there’s someone triying to help everyone to get on high tech devices, that’s really gonna help students & eventually the whole India. Very well done :)

    • Habib on October 9, 2011 at 4:43 pm

      How we have to book this (aakash tablet/ubislate) in online…? plz help me

  2. Vijay Netke on October 6, 2011 at 9:09 am

    This is goood news… Indian products should now reach western and chinese markets as well

  3. azim a. jakoub on October 9, 2011 at 9:35 pm

    it’s nice that india has had this technology and put it in the hands of the people, espcialy the young ones
    now india have to export this magneficent device to the arab nation and to IRAQ the most feturing market, for the lake of an original desigened & manufactured in india
    good luck and thank you
    azim a. jakoub
    R&D Project Manager
    al Salam State co.
    baghdad IRAQ

  4. A C Roy on October 10, 2011 at 12:52 pm

    good news for indian students. but where and how it will be available. plese send the vendor name .

  5. srikanth on October 11, 2011 at 9:46 am

    where to buy this tablet, can we book online.

  6. Pankaj Kumar Namdeo on October 25, 2011 at 7:45 am

    very very sunder This is good news… Indian products should not reach western and chinese markets as well

    • sd on January 6, 2012 at 9:22 am

      u r absolutely rite it shld not be given to those markets

  7. RAVI CHAUHAN on November 17, 2011 at 1:12 pm

    I am interested for purchase this tablet.plz let me know how can I purchase this.


  8. jiljith raj on January 2, 2012 at 12:19 pm

    I book now in tablet please fast delever the tablet
    i begg you please

  9. yogendra Rana on January 10, 2012 at 3:55 pm

    I am interested for purchase this tablet.plz let me know how can I purchase this….9998535678

  10. sijo nikolus on January 18, 2012 at 7:23 am

    when it will come in jalgaon market

  11. Himanshu deval on January 23, 2012 at 9:59 pm

    I m the student pls let me know when and how it could be availble to us

  12. Himanshu deval on January 23, 2012 at 10:01 pm

    Sir pls wher ths gagdet will be sold

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