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Aakash 2 will have better battery back-up: India's HRD Minister


13 August 2012

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An upgraded version of Aakash — the low cost tablet billed as the cheapest computer in the world for students and the teaching community, is set to be launched “very soon”, HRD Minister Kapil Sibal said today.

The improved version is fitted with a faster processor and enhanced battery life among other features.

“It (the idea of low cost computer) was rejected throughout the world and it was said that India would not be able to make it. Our HRD ministry was committed to the Aakash project and ultimately we came out with the first version of the Aakash which costs Rs 2,276.

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Source : FirstPost

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