This article was originally published on November 19, 2012.
Aakash 2, codenamed UbiSlate 7Ci is an Android based tablet computer produced by a British Company DataWind along with India-based company Quad. Aakash 2 , an updated version of Aakash tablet was released on November 11, 2012.
Aakash series of tablets are developed as a part of India’s e-learning program for colleges and universities. The Indian Ministry of Human Resource Development buys and distributes the tablet to students from 25,000 colleges and 400 universities. (Price in India: Rs.2263 & Rs.1130 for students)
UbiSurfer browser, specially designed for UbiSlate tablets provides a fast web surfing experience. Tablet has means for plugging 3G Dongle and can make and receive phone calls. More specifications of Aakash 2.
|Processor||ARM Cortex-A8, 1 GHz|
|Android OS||4.0.3 Ice-cream sandwich|
|Camera||Front – VGA|
|Audio and Speakers||Realtek ALC3260; dual digital-array microphones in the camera assembly 2W x1 = 2W total|
|Sensor||G – Sensor|
|Ports||Micro SD & Mini-USB|
|Power and Battery Life||Up to 180 minutes on battery. AC adapter 200-240 volt range|
|Audio||Audio out: 3.5mm jack|