The commercial version of the low-cost Aakash 2 tablet – Ubislate 7Ci is now available for purchase from Datawind’s official website for Rs 4,299. Ubislate 7Ci is the WiFi-only version of the tablet. The manufacturer is also taking pre-orders for the WiFi+Cellular version Ubislate 7C+ for Rs 4,999 which according to the website will start shipping in next 3 or 4 weeks. Aakash 2 or Ubislate 7Ci is the successor of the Aakash tablet.
Ubislate 7Ci and 7C+ feature a 7-inch display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. Both are powered by a 1GHz Cortex A8 processor along with 512 MB RAM and run Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich mobile operating system. They have a front VGA camera for self-portraits and video chat, and have 4GB internal storage. Both the tablets support microSD and miniUSB. In addition to WiFi, Ubislate 7C+ also has a slot for sim card and thus supports GPRS.
The tablet Aakash 2 is the subsidized version of Ubislate 7Ci which will be available to students at a subsidized price, expected to be around Rs 1,200 to 2,500. The first generation of the Aakash tablet had become a huge disappointment because of poor quality and delays in shipping. There are many who ordered the first generation Aakash tablet and are yet to hear about the delivery.
If you want to buy the commercial version of Aakash 2 tablet, then you may place your order at Datawind’s website.