India has caught the world’s attention yet another time with the launch of its much awaited Aakash tablet. This tablet, which is touted as the world’s cheapest, has been in the news for quite some time. Finally, the Government of India and the tablet manufacturer Datawind have jointly announced the launch of Aakash tablet.
Aakash, the world’s cheapest Android tablet
With the official launch, the Aakash tablet has become the world’s cheapest tablet PC with a price as low as $35. The students of India, especially the economically backward section of the students is going to get this tablet for $35, as the government subsidizes some amount.
The commercial variant of this tablet, which will be available for the normal public from November, is priced around $50, which isn’t a bad deal at all!
It’s not just for the Indians, but for the rest of the world as well
If you are sitting in an African or a South American country and itching to get hands on this dirt cheap tablet, keep yourself interested! The Indian government and the manufacturers of this tablet are considering Aakash as a global product which could change the lives of many. They strongly believe this product has a huge business potential not only in India, but also the other parts of the world.
Aakash may not be a potential iPad killer, but it could reach millions of people around the world who can’t afford buying a premium, high-end tablet.