How to buy Aakash UbiSlate 7 tablet PC?


Are you looking for the lowest cost tablet computer? Aakash UbiSlate is making it's round in the blogs with the lowest priced tablet computer title. Find out where to buy Aakash UbiSlate for yourself.

Aakash Tablet PC was launched few days ago and received a lot of attention world wide as the lowest priced tablet PC. The "lowest priced tablet" claim may not be correct since there are few other tablet computers already available in China which costs about $30, even though the reliability of those devices are unsure.

Do you like to buy Aakash UbiSlate tablet computer?

Aakash is currently not available for retail purchase yet. During the launch ceremony, 500 units of Aakash was distributed to students across India. Government has placed order for another 100,000 units and will be distributed to students, colleges and universities all over India to test and collect feedback. Within 6 months, Government expects to procure and distribute about 1 million units, after making any revisions to the product based on the user feedback.

How to buy Aakash Tablet PC?


Currently, this device is not available in the retail market. Only students can receive it through colleges and universities. If you are a student in India, contact your college to get the details and see if you can get one through your college.

If you are not a student but like to get your hands on this low cost tablet computer, you can book it now. There is no charge for booking the device, but at the same time there is no guarantee that your booking will be respected.

I wanted to buy an Aakash UbiSlate to review the product. So I went ahead and booked it online at http://www.akashslate.com. Within few minutes, I got an email from DataWind indicating they received my application but the product is not available for purchase yet. Here is the email I received:

How to buy Aakash Tablet PC

Price of Aakash Tablet PC


The retail price for Aakash tablet PC is Rs 2,999.

Also, it comes with an internet plan for Rs 98 per month, which include 2GB data plan. It is unclear if we can buy the tablet without the internet plan.

If you are a student, you may be eligible to get this from your college at a discounted price through government subsidy. Contact your college for more details.


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