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Aakash 4 to be available in for Rs 3,999 in 1.5 mths: Sibal

Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal Monday said low-cost tablet PC Aakash 4 will be available in the market in around one and a half months for Rs 3,999.

Domestic vendors to bid for Aakash 4 but Rs 2,500 a challenge

Canadian phone maker Datawind which has supplied about 1,00,000 low-cost Aakash tablets to the government till date says that it would be a challenge to supply the device at Rs 2,500 a unit due to rupee volatility and other factors.

Aakash 4 production to start in Jan, price to come down: Sibal

Sibal said he expects the price of this cheapest tablet to further fall by about Rs 1,000 next year.

Aakash 4 will be ready by next year: HRD ministry

The tablet, estimated at USD 35 per piece, will be provided to students at a subsidised rate.

Aakash 4 to be available by January 2014: Sibal

Government has finalised specifications of next version of low-cost tablet Aakash which would be ready by January 2014, Telecom and IT Minister Kapil Sibal said Friday.

Proposed Aakash 4 specs are a step back

The Aakash project to develop an ultra-low-cost tablet is now into its second phase, past the prototypes.

Aakash 4 to have calling facility, 4G services support

The next model of low-cost tablet under Aakash project will possess calling facility and high speed 4G services support, as per specifications released by government.

Specifications for Aakash 4 to be finalised soon

The government is likely to finalise soon the specifications for the fourth version of low-cost tablet PC Aakash.

Aakash tablet is alive and kicking: Kapil Sibal

A day after HRD Minister Pallam Raju expressed concerns over future of Aakash, IT and Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Saturday said the project for the low-cost computing device is "alive and kicking" and work is on for its third and fourth versions.