Aakash 2

  • UbiSlate 7Ci: India's Aakash 2 tablet launched in UK at £30 17-12-2013 01:51 PM

    London: A commercial version of India's low-cost Aakash 2 tablet computer was launched in Britain at a cost of 30 pounds. The UbiSlate 7Ci, made by UK-based company Datawind, is based on Aakash 2, which is mainly used by students in India and was designed to provide cheap internet access...
  • Aakash: Same old story

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    The ambitious Aakash project had always been of interest to me. It was one of those things that I genuinely believed could change the face...

  • Aakash 2 tablets in the first phase are for teachers, not students 05-12-2012 05:19 PM

    New Delhi: The recently developed Aakash 2 tablet is for the purpose of testing and empowerment of teachers and there is no proposal to provide these to students from poor and rural backgrounds, the government told Lok Sabha today. In a written reply, Union Human Resource Development Minister MM Pallam...
  • Ban Ki-Moon launches Aakash 2 at UN 29-11-2012 09:10 AM

    New York: Just days after President Pranab Mukherjee launched the Aakash 2 tablet, it's now got international appeal. It has now been launched by Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon at the United Nations. There was much applause for India's innovation and what's been seen as a game changer. Indian ambassador Hardeep...
  • Ban Ki-Moon to launch Aakash 2 at UN headquarters today 28-11-2012 10:08 AM

    India's first indigenously created low-cost tablet Aakash will be showcased at the United Nations headquarters on Wednesday. India will be presenting a tablet to the representative from each country at the General Assembly which begins on Wednesday. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon will launch the tablet at the invitation of...
  • UbiSlate 7Ci: Non-subsidised Aakash 2 tablet available at Rs 4,499 12-11-2012 02:49 PM

    New Delhi: While the HRD Ministry is offering the low-cost Aakash 2 tablet to Indian students at a subsidised price of Rs 1,130, the same device is also commercially available for purchase at Rs 4,499. The commercial version of the Aakash 2 unit is branded as UbiSlate 7Ci. The UbiSlate...
  • Low-cost Aakash 2 tablet launched in India at Rs 1,130 11-11-2012 02:53 PM

    New Delhi: Datawind in association with the HRD Ministry has launched Aakash 2 - the new version of India's low-cost tablet Aakash, which was trashed by both users and reviewers for its poor performance. The new Aakash 2 tablet is available at a subsidised price of Rs 1,130 for Indian...