Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Aakash is an Android-based tablet computer produced by British company DataWind. It is manufactured by the India-based company Quad, at a new production centre in Hyderabad, under a trial run of 100,000 units. The tablet was officially launched as the Aakash in New Delhi on October 5, 2011. The Indian HRD ministry projects introduction of an upgraded second-generation model called Aakash 2 in April 2012. The Aakash is a low-cost tablet computer with a 7-inch touch screen, ARM 11 processor and 256 MB RAM running under the Android 2.2 operating system. It has two universal serial bus ports and delivers high definition quality video. For applications, the Aakash will have access to Getjar, an independent market, rather than the Android Market.
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