Aakash 2 tablet – President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee launches Aakash 2 tablet.
November 11, New Delhi: The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee took the occasion of National Education Day to release and dedicate to the nation, the innovative and modestly-priced Aakash Version 2.0 tablet in New Delhi today.
Coming at a price tag of Rs 1,130 for students, the new version ‘Aakash 2’, which will be made available to students of engineering colleges and universities to begin with, is now powered by a processor running at 1 GHz, has a 512 MB, a 7-inch capacitative touch screen and a battery working for three hours of normal operations.
It has been developed under the aegis of IIT Bombay with the active support of C-DAC. Datawind is rolling out the device.