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Aakash 2 Android 4.0 $50 Tablet Unveiled

Today the latest version of the budget Aakash 2 Android tablet has been unveiled in India, which will be sold to Indian students at a subsidised price of Rs 1,130 around $21.

The Aakash 2 is powered by a 1GHz Cortex A8 processor supported by 512MB of RAM and is equipped with  a 7 inch capacitive touchscreen display, and will run Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system.

Other features of the new Aakash 2 Android tablet include  4Gb of onboard storage, a microSD card slot, USB port and 3,000 mAh battery, The Android OS website explains:

"According to Deccan Chronicle, Indian Government has chosen 244 engineering colleges in the country that will work as remote centres for "Aakash in Education” programme, coordinated by IIT-Mumbai under the National Mission on Education through ICT (NME-ICT). The programme will cover all engineering colleges in due course.”

The commercial Aakash 2 with SIM data and smartphone support  will have a retail price of Rs.2,999 around $54.52 for the GPRS version and Rs.4,499 or $81.80 for the 3G version.

Source: AndroidOS : EngadgetVentureBeatDeccan ChronicleYahoo

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