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Akash Tablet 2 to be Available by December


Kapil Sibal  launched the Akash Tablet 2 at IIT Bombay (IIT-B) last this Tuesday which will be available in colleges by December. IIT-B claims that they have already started developing apps of this tablets that will come preloaded on it’s launch. The institute will be responsible for procuring and distributing it, and aims to reach more than 250 engineering colleges.

The Akash tablet 1 did get good response from the public but it was rejected by IITs due to it’s outdated and obsolete hardware.

Akash Tablet 1 v/s Akash Tablet 2 Specifications

Display 7inch Resistive Touch Screen 7inch Capacitive Touch Screen Better Touch Screen
Memory 2GB Internal
Expandable to 32GB
2GB Internal
Expandable to 32GB
RAM 256MB 256MB
OS Android  2.2 Android 2.3 Newer Android but not the latest
CPU Arm11 – 366Mhz Cortex A8 – 700 Mhz Faster processor
Battery 2100mAh 3200mAh Longer Battery Life
Price Rs 2276 Rs 2263 Rs. 13 Cheaper

Lot of hopes with this new tablet 5 more months from availability is long time in technology world to get outdated, then also in 5Months it will hit Engineering colleges the regular consumers will have to wait more. But then again what more can you ask for in less than Rs. 2500, if you look at other brands and what they are selling in the price, the wait is not that of a bad thing after all.