Aakash Tablet 2 aka Ubislate 7 was announced a few days back and is now up for pre-order. Aakash Tablet 1 became immensely popular as it would be the cheapest tablet in the tech world. Aakash Tab 1 was mainly aimed at youth and students and will be available for discount for students in India. The commercial version of Aakash Tab is also known as Ubislate. Aakash Tab cannot be compared with High End tabs like Samsung Galaxy Tab or iPad but it's quite a catch for it's price!
Aakash Tab 2 Ubislate 7 Specifications
Android OS 2.3 Gingerbread
Cortex A8 700 MHz Processor
Connexant with Graphics accelerator and HD Video processor
Peripherals (USB2.0 ports, number): 1 Standard USB port
Audio out: 3.5mm jack Audio in: 3.5mm jack
Display and Resolution: 7" display with 800x480 pixel resolution
Supported Document Formats 1 DOC/DOCX/PPT,PPTX., PPT, PP1X, X15, XLSX, ODT, ODP and many more.
High Quallity Video Streaming & HD Quality Video Playback
Games, Full Offioe suite, Educational software, Over 150,000 apps!
Input Devices: Resistive touch screen
Connectivity with GPRS and WiFi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g C
Battery: Up to 180 minutes on battery. AC adapter 200-240 volt range.
Here are the main features of Aakash Tablet as claimed by DataWind, its manufacturer.
High Quality Web Anytime & Anywhere
Connect via GPRS or WiFi
GPRS: Embedded modem eliminates the need for external dongles and allow Internet access everywhere
WiFi: Allows fast Youtube videos at hotspots
Fast web access even on GPRS networks, across the country using DataWind's patented acceleration technology
Web, Email, Facebook, Twitter and much much more!
High Quality Video Streaming & HD Quality Video Playback
Games, Full Ofﬁce suite, Educational software, Over 150,000 apps!
Expandable memory to 32GB
Use any ordinary pen-drive
And it's a Phone to make/receive voice calls
What's new in Aakash Tab 2?
Aakash Tab 1 runs on Android 2.2 Froyo which is an outdated version of Android nowadays. Aakash Tab 2 runs on Android 2.3 which is a newer version. Aakash Tab 2 is powered by a Cortex A8 700 MHz Processor which is much superior to the 366 MHz processor in Aakash Tab 1. One of the most important feature that Aakash Tab lacked was GPRS which is now available in the new model! Aakash tab 2 has a much powerful battery and gives more battery backup compared to Aakash Tab 1.
Price in India The price is about Rs 3,000 and yet to be released in Indian market. You can pre order it now if you want! Visit official site