Upgraded version of AAKASH Ubislate7 will be launched in the beginning of 2012
The upgraded version of AAKASH is called Ubislate7+, which has a faster processor, is slated to be launched late January 2012. Ubislate7+ is set to have a 700 Mhz processor compared to the 366 MHz processor in Aakash. Ubislate7+ will be priced at Rs 3000 for sale online. Ubislate7+ will be commercially available everywhere and to everyone. There is definitely no other touch pad tablet or computing device is as cheap as Aakash tablet or Ubislate7+. It is a new generation device which comes with attractive features. This tab is made for the requirement of the users and especially for student needs.
According to sources, the Indian government is also planning to provide a new specification for Aakash, which may come with a faster processor and better battery life. The current version of Aakash has a battery life of about 1.5 hours. An email to the Ministry of Human Resource and Development, which is supplying the tablets to schools and colleges, remained unanswered.
The government tills now procured only 10,000 tablets. It has still not procured the remaining 90,000 tablets for distribution in schools and colleges, even as other nations have expressed interest to the government for similar low cost computing initiatives.
|Specifications||Ubislate7+ (The upgraded version of Aakash)|
|Microprocessor||Cortex A8 700 Mhz|
|Network||Wi-Fi & GPRS (SIM & Phone functionality)|
Add Ons -
The tablet has a lot of accessory options as well. Car chargers & external antennas can be attached to it. A keyboard case can also be used. It has 2 USB ports and can also be used as a phone. The commercial version will also have an option of 3G. External 3G dongle is also supported.
Configuration Specifications -
- Processor - Connexant with Graphics accelerator & HD Video processor
- Memory - 256MB RAM / Storage (Internal): 2 GB Flash
- Storage (External) – 2 GB to 32 GB Supported
- Peripherals - 2 Standard USB port
- Display and Resolution - 7 display with 800 x 480 pixel resolution
- OS: Android 2.2
- Document Rendering
- Supported Document formats: DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, XLS, XLSX, ODT, ODP
- PDF viewer, Text editor
- Multimedia and Image Display
- Image viewer supported formats: PNG, JPG, BMP and GIF
- Supported audio formats: MP3, AAC, AC3, WAV, WMA
- Supported video formats: MPEG2, MPEG4, AVI, FLV
- Communication and Internet
- Separate application for online YouTube video
- Safety and other standards compliance
- CE certification / RoHS certification
Source - Internet