Aakash or Aakash 2, What are you going to buy?
Aakash or Aakash 2? The biggest question in the minds of many users, to make a decision to buy these low cost, high performance tablets. As of now Aakash is now in sale, and Aakash 2 is being pre-booked. Aakash tablet costs Rs. 2,500 INR, and will be in your doorstep within a weeks time , after you place your order online. Already there are exisiting negative comments on the Aakash 1, because of its slow processor. But, Aaskash 2 is promising better performance, for a slightly higher (which is still way low than any other available tablets) cost of rupees 500 INR.
Aakash 2 Pre Booking
Datawind, the company that manufactures Aakash tablets, plans to overcome the limitation of Aakash, with its successor Aakash 2 Tablet, which is now officialy called the UBISLATE 7 TABLET. This new tablet is priced around 2,999 INR, around 500 INR greater than the Aakash 1 tablets. This tablet will certainly be a competitor for RELIANCE 3G tab, and BEETEL’s MAGIQ.
Aakash 2, the ideal choice:
We advice you to wait few more weeks to buy Aakash 2 rather than Aakash. The above table, displays the most compared technical specification between the two tablets.
The Aakash tablet runs on Android 2.2 Froyo operating system and is powered by a ARM11 – 366MHz processor. The tablet has a seven-inch resistive touch display with 800×480 pixels resolution. It has 256MB of RAM. The device supports the following document formats: DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, XLS, XLSX, ODT, ODP, and can also run a PDF viewer and text editor. It has a 2,100 mAh battery which is rated to deliver up to 3 hours of backup, depending upon usage.
Price: Rs. 2,500 ( Booking Closed )
DataWind has not given detailed information about the UbiSlate 7 apart from the features that have been upgraded. The UbiSlate 7 runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system and is powered by a Cortex A8 – 700 MHz processor. The tablet has a 3,200 mAh battery, which is likely to give a better backup than the Aakash. While the Aakash was restricted to the Wi-Fi network, the UbiSlate 7 supports Wi-Fi and 3G, with its SIM functionality also extending to voice calls.
Price: Rs. 2,999