The first low cost Aakash tablet which was first introduced by British company DataWind. The tablet was officially launched as the Aakash in New Delhi on 5 October 2011. Now, another version and the third version of low cost Aakash tablet 3 will be now soon in market with new and more exciting features. According to DataWind there will be about 50 lakh Aakash 3 tablets are expected to be rolled out in February next year. In the development of Aakash 3 tablet there are many engineers and students are working on making Aakash 3 Tablet. One of the aims of students involved in the project is to develop an application for the tablet that can tell pulse rate among many others.
As the Aakash 3 tablet is being developed by Prof. Ashok Jhunjhunwala, professor of electrical engineering at IIT Madras.
Aakash 3 Tablet Features and Specifications
Aakash 3 tablet will have a faster processor supporting both Linux and Android operating systems and with advanced memory. It could also have a SIM card slot which will be using like a mobile also. Aakash 3 tablet will also having a larger distribution and servicing system so that owners can get their tablets repaired locally.
According to Deepak B Phatak, committee member and professor in IIT- Bombay’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering, there will be two models for Aakash 3 — one for schools and the other for colleges. The most recent version of Aakash 2 tablet was launched by President Pranab Mukherjee in November 2012. The Aakash 2 tablet is available for students at subsidized rate of Rs 1,130 while the government purchases it at Rs 2,263.
Aakash 3 tablet Availability in India
Till now only the news has been disclosed of Aakash 3 tablet, but launching date has not been disclosed yet.
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