Aakash Ubislate 7 Tablet Most Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ

We have written about the release of Aakash Ubislet 7 Tablet previously in a post called Aakash Ubislate Tablet Launched – World’s Cheapest Tab by Indian Govt. for 35$. We got good response from people in form of comments and queries. Though it is clearly mentioned everywhere in detail about the tab, still people have a lot of doubts on how it can be bought home. So keeping that in mind, we have made a list of frequently asked questions, that every user who wants to buy Aakash Ubislet Tablet will come across.
Aakash Ubislet 7 Tablet

The List of FAQ on Aakash Ubislet 7 Tablet :

1) Why Aakash Ubislet 7 Tablet ?

Aakash Ubislet 7 Tablet was mainly designed keeping the Indian students in mind. Although it was developed with less low cost, it still got some awesome features that no other tablet has with this price tag. Aakash will fulfill the need of every common college going student. The Students in India will have access to this device which is not less than any Personal Computer. Many students across India may not be able to buy a PC for themselves, But can certainly buy a Aakash Ubislet 7 Tablet, which will really bring a revolutionary change in way of learning the technology and improving education system. Most of the rural area students will be benefited with the tab for sure.

2) How Much Does it Cost For Students & Non- Students ?

The Aakash Tablet is available for a cheaper price of $35 for students and $ 49.98 including all taxes for commercial users.
  • Originally quoted price – $ 35
  • Cost of manufacturing the device – $ 37.98
  • Cost of warranty, transportation and miscellaneous costs $ 12 additionally.
  • Totally $49.98

3) Where Can We Buy Aakash Ubislet 7 Tablet ?

Students can buy the Aakash Ubislet tablet in their respective institutions. You can even get it in your college universities under govt. subsidiary for lesser price. The right information will be provided by the college management or by the university admin control center. If you are a non student and want to buy Aakash Ubislet Tablet, then  you can order the commercial version at http://www.aakashtablet.com/

4) Is There Any Difference Between Student Version & Commercial Version ?

Yes, there is a small difference between the student version and the Commercial version of Aakash Ubislet Tablet. You will be having a GPRS connectivity in the commercial version where you can make calls from the tablet and while the student version will not be available with the GPRS connection. So you cannot use the internet services unlike the commercial version.

5) What are its Main Features?

  • Screen: 7 inch – resistive
  • Operating System: Android 2.2
  • Processor – 366 MHz and Graphics Accelerator and HD Video Co-processor
  • RAM: 256 MB
  • Storage: 2GB Flash Memory and expandable up to 32GB
  • Wi-Fi: Enabled
  • USB ports: 2
  • Battery – 2100mAh
  • Web Browser – DataWind Accelerated Browser
  • Modem – Inbuilt cellular and Subscriber Identity Module (SIM)
  • Supported Document formats: DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, XLS, XLSX, ODT, ODP
  • PDF viewer, Text editor
  • Image viewer supported formats: PNG, JPG, BMP and GIF
  • Supported audio formats: MP3, AAC, AC3, WAV, WMA
  • Supported video formats: MPEG2, MPEG4, AVI, FLV

6) Can We Upgrade the Operating System Of Aakash Ubislet 7 Tablet ?

Yes, you can update your Aakash Ubislet 7 tab from Android 2.2 (Ginger Bread) to Android 2.3 (Honey Comb) Operating System.

7) Can We Expand The Memory Size ?

Yes, The memory can be expanded up to 32GB.

8 ) Is Aakash Ubislet 7 Fast Compared to Other Tabs ?

Well, we got the performance review of Aakash Ubislet 7 by one of the IIT students whom we know. According to him, “Aakash Ubislet 7 is a bit slow when compared to other tabs around the market. The device hangs sometimes when i try to open more than 4 apps at a time. iPad which is a bit costly may not be affordable to all the people in India, but when it comes to performance, it is the best tab on planet. I warn you to be patient, if you are a iPad user once and using Aakash now, because you will find a lot of difference between both of them” Which means, Aakash will be a bit slow when you do multitasking.

9) Where Will The Students Get Content ?

The users of Aakash Ubislet 7 can be able to access the content available on the Sakshat portal and other educational web-sites. The Government of India has asked The National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NME-ICT) to develop more content for Aakash Ubislet 7 .

10) Can We Use USB, Mouse & Keyboard in Aakash Ubislet 7 ?

Yes, you can connect USB Keyboard, USB Mouse or a USB drive by using the 2 USB ports with 2.0 USB speed.

11) Will Aakash Ubislet 7 be Available for Other Countries to Buy ?

As per now, The Aakash Ubislet 7 will be available only within India. People from other countries may not get this tab. But still you can buy one and send to them if you want to. May be we can see the sales of Aakash Ubislet 7 in Pakistan too. Also it can spread to Bangladesh and Srilanka.

12) Is there any personal email or a phone number to contact anyone ?

Yes, You can contact them via a Toll Free number : 1800.180.2180 or can mail them to sales@datawind.com for more information on the tab.
These are the list of frequently asked questions on Aakash tablet so far. You can comment below if you still got some queries on Aakash Ubislet 7 Tablet.