Aug 12, 2010

India's $35 tablet

The tablet was introduced to the public by Kapil Sibal, the Human Resource Development Minister in NDTV's gadget guru, and  is expected to release by mid-2011, selling1 million units to students and educational institutions by the government; it is subsidized to $35 each.
Update: The long wait is over!! This tablet is launched!

Expected Features:

  • Expected to be available in three screen size variants: 5-inch, 7-inch, and 9-inch
  • Runs Android OS
  • processor around 1GHz
  • powered by a 2W power supply
  • 2 GB RAM
  • USB port 
  • Bluetooth,Wi-fi, 
  • Video out, SD card slots and SIM card slots for 3G connectivity
  • Camera( no info about pixel)
The tablet computer will support web browsing, video conferencing and word processing

Indian government is aiming to bring the cost down to $10 !!!

In pictures:

(Credit:screenshot by Leslie Katz/CNET)

(credit: thinkdigit)

India's $35 tablet

India $35 tablet - side

India tablet - home screen

India tablet docs

India tablet virtual keyboard

India tablet - apps
(credit: techradar)

Watch the video of this device in action!

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