After facing the heat from Micromax fun book and HCL ME tab over Android 4.0 aakash tablet 2 will also feature the latest operating system Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Due to entry of more tablets with extra features and promising specifications Aakash tab 2 was under speculations and the delay in delivery of tab has also spoiled the hype Aakash tablet got.
Indian tablet market is now getting much more exciting as new tablets are emerging with new features and old ones are upgrading to cope up the changing trends. Micromax funbook and HCL ME tab was launched under the same chain and got a significant response from the public this can be the vital reason for aakash tablet 2 upgrade. The tablet will be available within few weeks and is upgradeable to Android 4.0. Datawind is a UK based firm which is manufacturing the tablet with the hlp of Indian government. It’s Indian Government most prestigious project and is finally ready and the shipments will start within 2-3 weeks and is expected to get a significant makeover soon. The tablet manufacturing is complete and shipment will start within a week or two says Datawind CEO Suneet Singh Tuli.
Android 4.0 is the latest Operating system and most of the tablets launching now are featuring this platform as a marketing strategy to get an edge over others. Aakash tablet 2 will ship with Android 2.3 but can be upgradable to Android 4.0 which is definitely a bonus you can get at this price. The tablet has already created a buzz all around the globe but due to extra time wasted in testing of tablet by IIT Rajasthan the tablet got delayed a lot and most of its charm was stolen by other companies.
The move to make aakash tab 2 upgradable to android 4.0 can flare up the price war in already too competitive market and we can expect price reduction in all other tablets to compete with aakash 2 which is definitely a bargain to Indian customers.
Datawind CEO Mr. Suneet Singh Tuli has also announced that the Aakash tab 2 will have Cortex A9 dual core processor before the end of this year. Cortex A9 is a dual core processor and is usually found in big brand tablets like Samsung Galaxy Tab, Sony and more. Cortex A9 processor price will fall soon and we will use it in Aakash tab quoted Mr. Tuli. Presently every tablet under 10,000 has Cortex A8 processor as in Aakash tab and none of them has planned to upgrade the processor.
Cortex A9 processor is a dual core processor and has about 1.25 times more DMIPS/MHz at peak than Cortex A8 processor which means you will have much faster performance. The looser in this entire tablet market is BSNL Penta tablet as it only has ARM 11 processor which is too poor in performance and is about 2 times slower than even Cortex A8.