By Anshul Tewari:
After a lot of buzzz about the world’s cheapest car, India came up with yet another technology that has created uproars – globally. The Akash Tablet is the world’s cheapest tablet PC that features the setup of a professionally made tablet at a highly affordable rate. Aimed at the school going youth, the tablet is priced at Rs. 2500. Another version of the tablet available for consumption by anyone and everyone (non-students) is called Ubislate 7 and is priced at Rs. 2999. The tablet has been made by a company called DataWind.
The best part about the tab is that it levels the availability of technology to anyone and is a fantastic initiative to bride the digital divide in India.
At such a cheap rate, we find out if the tablet is really worth it. Let’s have a look at the features and analyse them along side:
Is it worth it?
Simply, yes!Â It is more than worth it. The tablet is good looking and is better than many other low end tablets. The world never thought that you could get a tablet PC in as cheap as Rs. 2900 (USD 58). A highly affordable device that is loaded with all Android features.
For someone who cannot afford an iPad or another high end tablet, this is the best buy. It can increase your productivity, give you access to internet browsing on the go, looks cool and swanky and would add that extra gadgetyÂ touch to you.
However, you could (and we believe you will) face problems with regards to the touch screen. It might get irritating at times, but that is the best you can get in the given budget. But, if you can afford a Samsung Galaxy tab or an iPad, then don’t even think of getting this.
How do I buy it?
The first batch of tablets coming out January 2012 end have already been pre-booked. However, the bookings for the tablets coming out in March are open and can be pre-booked atÂ http://www.ubislate.com/Â or http://www.akashtablet.com/.
Check out the video review below:
Will you buy the Akash tablet? Let us know in the comments section below.
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