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What is the current price of Akash tablet?

The world's cheapest tablet Akash, got a much needed upgrade and was officially announced by none other than the President, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee himself. The new version still called Aakash 2 is available for bookings online already but in its commercial form as Ubislate. The previous Akash tablet price was Rs. 2500 for the student version and was to be further subsidized for the students to up … [Read more...]

Customer Feedback of Aakash tablet

The Aakash tablet almost got a hero's status among the tablets during late 2011, when it was announced by Mr. Kapil Sibal, the then MHRD Union  Minister and Datawind, the London based company that won the bid to supply the Aakash and Ubislate tablets to students and public at large. It was hard to believe that a modern device with relatively new technology was slated to be handed over to schools … [Read more...]

What is UbiSlate? All you wanted to know about UbiSlate Tablets from Datawind

Most of us are aware that the MHRD ministry under then HRD Minister Mr. Kapil Sibal, had announced in the end of 2011, a low cost tablet computer called Aakash. It was announced that it will be made available at a price of Rs. 2500 for the people of India and especially the students, who would be entitled to special subsidies on the price. It was made in collaboration with Datawind, a London based … [Read more...]

Aakash comes pre-loaded with Datawind’s proprietary Ubisurfer Browser

Datawind Aakash is a name that revolutionized the Indian tablet market, which led to a lot of people having access to latest technology and tablet computers in particular. It has come a long way from being a buggy slow non starter sort of a device to a new upgraded reasonably well performing tablet PC. It had issues with its deliveries and most of the Datawind complaints were in regards with the … [Read more...]

Difference between Aakash Tablet and Ubislate Tablet?

There has been lot of speculation and confusion surrounding Aakash, the low cost tablet computer from India, manufactured and supplied by Datawind, and the Government of India. The confusion has been in terms of its specs, to its delivery date to its booking process to even the version names, sometimes heard as Aakash, Aakash 2 and so on. One such confusion that has bugged many of us is the … [Read more...]

Customer support for Aakash tablets – Customer Care Number for Aakash Tablet

By now most of us are aware of what Aakash is all about and how good or bad it performs. For those who aren't familiar you can check out our various posts on the Aakash tablet pc. Aakash tablet has attracted much attention from the masses and is a great introduction from Datawind and the Government of India. However, no product is complete without good after sales and customer support, and in case … [Read more...]

Customer Feedback on Datawind – The makers of Aakash, Aakash 2 and UbiSlate Tablets

The customer feedback for Datawind was from 'decent' to 'average' and in some cases even below par. Datawind had also setup a customer care helpline for the Aakash and Ubislate (name of the commercial version), but it was unable to withstand the volume of calls and the company admitted that the response was 'overwhelming', thus subtly accepting their inability to match the orders and also respond … [Read more...]

Can I still book an Aakash tablet?

Just when we thought the Aakash tablet was a thing of the past, the news of its resurgence arrives and this time it was the President, Mr. Pranab Mukkherjee, making the announcement of the new Aakash Tablet to be launched for the students, again in collaboration with Datawind. It's called Aakash 2 or wait, Aakash 3. We are as confused with the nomenclature of these tablets as the public at … [Read more...]

Aakash Tablets Vs BSNL Tabs

The Indian markets have been swooped by low cost tablets, and quiet ruthlessly it seems. This is obvious by the fact that most searched and discussed tablets now-a-days are Aakash, Micromax Funbook, BSNL Tpads, HCL ME or iBall Slide etc. These low cost tablets compete with each other at a level where prices are as low as possible and features are practical. This also leads to quiet confusion as to … [Read more...]

Less than 600 Aakash tablets distributed so far!

The much anticipated and hyped Low Cost tablet computer of India – Aakash, was announced with much fan-fare and were to be distributed to the individual applicants and students of various Universities from April 2012. However, less than 600 Aakash tablets have been distributed so far. This was revealed by an RTI query filed by MediaNama, a news website. To be precise only 572 Aakash tablets have … [Read more...]

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