Akash Tablet PC in India to change education sector | Data Wind to launch by Nov
Hyderabad, October 8: The launch of Akash tablet hit like wild fire across the world. UK based Data Wind has created magic in tablet pc market by introducing the cheapest, sub $ 38 price model in India, that too officially by Government of India. Union HRD Minister Kapil Sibal described the new android-based gadget as a game changer. Analysts estimate that the new tablet hand held device going to create so many changes in education sector.
Country’s premium educational institutions like IITs, IIMs and top business schools already started teaching via electronic class rooms and using digital content to their students. Usage of laptaps, notebooks or net books is now common in this kind of top educational institutions. The launch of cheapest android-based tab with best available features will definitely helpful to the student community.
Akash tablet is available with 3G option, mobile modem with wi-fi compatibility and expandable memory. This will enable the students to work in high tech classrooms seamlessly and access the web content without any hassle. Students may feel easy by carrying the small gadget instead of 2kg and above notebook in the campus.
The Akash tab was made by using around 35% component from South Korea, 25% from China, 16% from the US, 16% from India and rest from around the world. Apart from student’s version, Data Wind plans to launch a commercial version with higher price.
The company is targeting 220 mln Indian students market initially, before going in to the other world markets.