Asia Express - Computing
India Releases Value-Line Tablet PC for Students
October 07, 2011

India introduced a tablet PC to be sold to students at the subsidized price tag of US$35, according to an October 5, 2011 report by Reuters. Dubbed Aakash, it is reported that the tablet device has two USB ports, three-hour battery life, and Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) connectivity, supports video conferencing, and runs on the Android OS. The Indian government plans to first give 100,000 units of Aakash for free, targeting at university students. Aakash will be sold to students for US$35 in 2012, and its retail version will have a price tag of approximately US$60 to be sold in Indian shops.