Pre-Order Aakash Tablet (UbiSlate7) With & Without Student Discount

Posted on January 28, 2012. Filed under: akash, internet, tablet computer |

The most awaited tablet of this year 2011 is definitely the Aakash tablet. It was also quoted as the world’s cheapest android tablet. DataWind is going to launch the Aakash tablet with a different name as “UbiSlate” any day after November 20th at the price tag of INR 3000.
Aakash Tablet UbiSlate7 Availability
Aakash Tablet (UbiSlate) Features & Specifications
  • 7″ resisitive touch screen (800 x 480 px screen resolution)
  • Android 2.2 Froyo operating system
  • 366 MHz processor
  • USB, GPRS, Wi-Fi
  • SIM card Support for making & receiving calls, browsing Internet using GPRS
  • 256MB RAM & 2GB Flash memory (is expandable upto 32GB using an external SD card)
  • PDF Viewer & Text Editor Support
  • 3.5mm headset jack
  • High quality video streaming & playback support
  • Includes Games, Full office, Educational softwares etc…
  • Battery Backup: upto 180 minutes
  • Weight: 350gms
  • Optional Accessories: Car charger & Keyboard case which cost you extra.
For those who are confused: UbiSlate7 is nothing but Aakash tablet. DataWind has renamed the Aakash tablet as UbiSlate7 for marketing purpose.
You can pre-order UbiSlate7 from their official website – http://www.ubislate.com/ or call the toll-free number 1800-180-2180
If you’re a student, you can get the same tablet for INR 1700-1800. To get this tablet on student scheme, you need to ask your principle or head master to contact the DataWind representatives (through the official site or the toll-free number).
Update (December 8,2011): According to Mobile Indian, a Datawind spokesperson revealed that improved version of Aakash will hit store shelves next year by the end of January due to upgradation and certain unexpected issues in manufacturing.
Update (December 12, 2011): The much-awaited Aakash Tablet is now available for purchase. It’s specifications are as below
Specifications  Aakash  UbiSlate 7 (The upgraded version of Aakash)
Availability NOW! Late January
Pricing Rs.2,500 Rs.2,999
Microprocessor Arm11 – 366Mhz Cortex A8 – 700 Mhz
Battery 2100 mAh 3200 mAh
OS Android 2.2 Android 2.3
Network WiFi WiFi & GPRS (SIM & Phone functionality)
Order Now Pre-Book Now
Based on the above said specifications, It’s suggested to wait till the UbiSlate 7 is launched as it has more advanced features than the traditional “Aakash” tablet. However, if you want to have your hands on the basic version, you can order it now by clicking the above link.

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