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World Cheapest Android Tablet Only 35 Dollar 6 October 2011

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India launched on Wednesday a new ‘tablet’, which termed the cheapest in the world, to sell for students at a subsidized price of $35 with the aim of expanding the digital access in the Asian giant that goes behind China and Brazil in connectivity.

The Indian Government is buying the first units of the device, called Aakash, which means sky in Hindi, for $50 each to the British company that is assembling the devices in India.

Initially will be awarded to students for free in a pilot test of 100,000 units.

“The rich have access to the digital world, the poor and ordinary citizens have been excluded.” “Aakash end the digital divide,” said the Minister of telecommunications and education Kapil Sibal.

DataWind, the small company headquartered in United Kingdom which has developed the ‘tablet’, said that the price would drop when you start the mass production.

After delivering initially free, the Government will sell next year to students for $35. A version to the retail

[Via PCSMAX]

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