[ILUG-BOM] India's $35 Tablet- The Everything Killer

Arun Khan knura9 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 30 11:04:10 IST 2010


On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 9:29 AM, Vivek Varghese Cherian
<vivekcherian at gmail.com> wrote:
> Another picture of the so called device.
>
> http://androidos.in/2010/07/35-android-tablet-is-here-in-india-price-can-go-down-to-10/
>
> The site says
>
> 'According to the details,the tablet will come in three versions of 5, 7,
> and 9 inches display. It will be packed with 2 GB RAM memory, wi-fi
> connectivity, USB port and powered by a 2-watt system to suit poor power
> supply areas. It will laso have apps like internet browser, PDF reader,
> video conferencing facilities, open office, sci-lab, media player, remote
> device management capability, multimedia input-output interface option, and
> multiple content viewer.'

Wow!  That is a lot of functionality.
> Some more specs can be found here,
>
> http://news.softpedia.com/news/Indian-Government-Unveils-Quite-Powerful-10-Tablet-148828.shtml

I hope the designers and GoI releases the full spec under some kind of
"open hardware" lic. and set it free (in the same spirit as the TCP/IP
networking stack).

Let innovators across the globe contribute and make it a kick ass product.

-- Arun Khan


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