Aakash 2 China

Aakash tablet price to come down to $35 soon: Sibal

The Minister added that next version of the tablet will also have Skype, an application used for making voice calls using Internet connection and does not necessarily require a SIM.

Dec 12, 2012, 14:46 PM IST

Aakash-2 tablets in the first phase not for students: Govt

The advanced version of low cost access device Aakash-2 tablet was launched by President Pranab Mujherjee on occasion of National Education Day on November 11, this year.

Dec 05, 2012, 17:29 PM IST

Aakash manufacturer dismisses controversy over Chinese parts

The Aakash 2 tablet, hailed as an example of Indian innovation, was unveiled at the UN headquarters by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon yesterday on the occasion of India's Presidency of the Security Council.

Nov 29, 2012, 14:52 PM IST

Aakash assembled, programmed in India: Datawind

"This was well discussed and we got approval prior to shipping. The initial devices were assembled and programmed at our facilities in New Delhi and Amritsar," it said.

Nov 24, 2012, 19:57 PM IST

Aakash 2 - Made in China?

A source close to the firm claims that DataWind had nothing to do with either the tablet design or its manufacturing.

Nov 24, 2012, 18:13 PM IST