The launch of Aakash tablet was one the biggest milestone achieved by India in the digital device segment. Yes, after the news on Tata Nano, it was Aakash which made people around the globe totally surprised. It is hard to believe that in a market where giant players are competing with each other with over priced tablets, the home made Aakash could easily grab the attention of people across the globe.
As of now according to the latest data it has be calculated that around 3 lakh pre-orders has been registered for Aakash till date. According to the authorities the commercial version of the gadget will be available at a price of a Rs. 2,999 which will be available from next month onwards. There are no charges made by the authorities for booking Aakash in advance.
The gadget has been distributed in free for the students in colleges and schools. Moreover there is also information that the manufacturer is also planning to release Aakash 2. This will be an advanced version of the basic one. The company is also planning to make some severe changes with the specifications and features.
The new version is expected to feature 7 inches wide display. Other changes might be with the microprocessor and RAM. Yes, Aakash has an in-built processor of 336 megahertz and RAM of 256 MB. But, the latest one will be featuring much more such as a processor with 800 megahertz power and 1 GB RAM to ensure that the latest can provide better performance from the earlier one.
The authorities also ensure that the latest version will be error free and make sure that the users will not find the drawbacks with was present in the earlier one. The manufacturers also ensured that they will be considering the feed back given by 500 users. Aakash 2 will also have an elegant touch screen with latest touch facilities. Well, there is still discussion going on the price of the latest version Aakash 2.
However, there are other Indian made low cost tablets available in the nation which is promoted by some of the major player such as Reliance and Beetel. But, at this point of time it is Aakash which stands ahead with features as well as pricing strategies. It was few months back that the gadgets were distributed among students from IITs and other major institutions all over the nation. The gadget is also known device for the ‘Children of the World’.