DataWind, the makers of Aakash tablet, will launch an upgraded version of the tablet today. Named Ubislate7+, the tablet will come preloaded with Yahoo’s services and is expected to be priced at around Rs 3,000.
Ubislate 7+ is an upgraded version of the Aakash tablet and will be sold for Rs 2999. The tablet will come with Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system, Cortex A8 700 Mhz processor, 256 MB RAM, 32 GB expandable memory, 3.5 mm jack for headset connection, and USB port. The 7 inch touchscreen display bearing tablet will also support WiFi, GPRS, besides the SIM calling function.
DataWind, which has faced much criticism for its earlier Aakash tablet which was slammed both for its poor quality and non-availability, has partnered with Yahoo and Getjar to provide applications on its UbiSlate7+.
The UbiSlate7+ will come preloaded with Yahoo! Cricket along with the popular Yahoo! Mail app. The Yahoo! India Homepage will be the default browser landing page for Ubislate7+.
DataWind has also partnered with famous third party app store Getjar, under which the later will provide apps to the UbiSlate tablet users. Notably, GetJar has a scheme called â€˜Gold Application Program’ under which it provides some popular applications like Asphalt 6 Adrenaline of Gameloft for absolutely free to its users.
Yesterday, announcing its partnership with Yahoo, DataWind’s chief executive officer, Suneet Singh Tulisaid, “Yahoo! is a leading global digital media brand with market-leading content and communication services. Through this partnership we look forward to facilitating the use of Yahoo’s popular online content by people who have not been touched by the Internet revolution so far.”
The UbiSlate7+ can be booked online from DataWind’s website (http://www.ubislate.com/).