You just have to pay Rs 3000 in order to purchase a tablet PC, Aakash , which has received 3 lakh pre-launch bookings. It is going to be launched next month.
WHAT KINDS of gadgets can a person buy for a sum of Rs 3,000? One may say an Mp3, a lower end mobile phone, an Apple iPod, and many other things too. But, can you imagine if you can buy a tablet PC for the same amount? Does it not sound tempting? Hence, there have been around 3 lakh pre-launch bookings for a PC tablet that is set to be released by Aakash next month for an incredible price of Rs 3000, as reported by The Times of India.
It is for sure that these large number of bookings have been placed by people owing to its cheap price, as nobody would want to miss out a chance of possessing a gadget, which has been talked about a lot in the market for some time now. But, one has to remember that the features provided in the tablet are of good standard too.
World’s cheapest tablet, Aakash, operates on Google Android 2.2 (Froyo), and it possess 2 USB ports. The tablet has been manufactured by a London based company known as Databind. It also includes a 7 inch Resistive Touch Screen with 800×480 resolution.
The tablet has got some good features as it works as a phone when a SIM and headphones are inserted. It also provides a facility of working as a 3G tab. But, one also has to understand some of the disadvantages attached with it, as it does not include a camera nor GPS too.
The introduction of such a cheap tablet PC is definitely going to hit the PC tablet market, which is mainly dominated by Apple, Samsung, and Reliance, etc. These companies are going to face some competition in the coming days from Aakash, which has the potential to eat into the market owing to its price.
This article is categorized under
Opinion Section. The views expressed in this article are solely
those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of
merinews.com. In case you have a opposing view, please click
to share the same in the comments section.