On October 5 2011 Kapil sibal the Minister of IT showcased the Aakash tablet to the world. And he said that it I is the world’s cheapest tablet.
A tablet with seven inch display that ran on Android would cost only Rs 2500(less than RS 2000 for students). It seemed to a perfect device for an average income person and for students. And a total of 14 lakh tablets were pre booked in 14 days.
Aakash came crashing into ground the moment it started to use by professional. The device was not up to the standards of a tablet and skills of IIT Rajasthan a reputed institute in India.
ü Screen was so flimsy (look like a screen protector).
ü Tablet Runs on a 366 MHz processor (weakest seen in any tablet).
ü Tablet started heating with 25 minutes after switch on.
ü Full charge lasted for atleast two hours.
ü Runs on Android 2.2 but no Android Market.
ü Toll free number 18001802180 customer care for tablet is not functioning
And many more……………………..
To conclude Aakash tablet is the world cheapest in price and appearance.