Commercial version of aakash tablet Ubislate 7 and Ubislate 7c are today launched by Datawind. This brings a bit relaxation to the customers who were waiting for the tablet to launch as it was already very late. Datawind was in headlines for all wrong things from last few weeks including legal notices from Quad electronics and it was expected that the tablet launch will delay more but today’s news a good one for it. Datawind today launched 2 tablets Ubislate 7 and Ubislate 7c which are priced at Rs 3000 -4000. Both the tablets are launched keeping an eye on the low cost market potential. The tablets are not much different from the initial specifications as revealed before.
Datawind has announced that it will first distribute Ubislate 7 to 30,00,000 pre book orders. The tablet was available for pre booking and the company got a huge demand of it. When asked that there was no payment required for pre booking there are chances of less conversion of orders Mr. Suneet Singh Tuli said that they are getting a conversion rate of 88% and hope that there will be no shortage of supply this time. Mr Tuli also said that from last year he is traveling across the globe and talking to various authorities, state heads, CEO’s and various Universities about how Internet is empowering the people and this device can remove the barrier for common and poor people to connect with the internet. Few days back company left its partner Quad electronics over the payment issues and also served legal notice of defamation to ICA.
Ubislate 7 c VS Ubislate 7
Ubislate 7 and 7c both are almost same tablets with a minute difference of touch screen and internal memory. Ubislate 7 c is the upgraded version and will cost more. Internal memory of Ubislate 7C is 4GB while that of Ubislate 7 is 2GB. Also the former (ubislate 7 c) will be available with 7inch capacitive 4 point touch screen and the touch in later is resistive in nature. Rest all specifications are same which includes Wi-Fi connectivity, 800 MHz Cortex A8 processor, 256 MB RAM and Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS which can be upgraded to latest Android 4.0 after some firmware updates from Datawind.
Content Partnership for Ubislate 7 and Ubislate 7c
Since most of the tablets are reducing there price and providing better specs than Ubislate 7 along with some content partnership to increase the usability of the tablet Datawind has also have tie up with many content partners such Getjar for apps, Indian Express group, InMobi, Poketalk and Yahoo India. Getjar is one of the best app store for users to get many fantastic apps for free. The store offer huge range of apps for Android including some premium apps for free. Reverie Language Technologies Pvt. Ltd, RKS Learning Private Ltd, Intelligia, Pixatel will be empowering the tablet will many local languages and right content for the students across the India. More content will be provided by Indian express group. Company has also partnered with Aircel for data plans of 2GB at Rs 100 as promised before by Datawind.
Additional Accessories for Ubislate 7 c and Aakash tablet
Beside the tablet Datawind has also launched wide range of accessories for Ubislate tablet. The price of the accessories is kept low in accordance to the price of the tablet. The accessories include Aircel 3G Dongle, Screen Protector, Screen Cover, Silicon Bumper to prevent accidental falls, Neoprene Zip Pouch for carrying tab while travelling, External Antenna for Wi-Fi, Earphones and car chargers, Keyboard cases USB memory drive and more at affordable prices for both Ubislate 7 and Ubislate 7c.