Posts Tagged: Datawind


Maker of low-cost Aakash tablets for Indian schools raises $28 million in IPO

DataWind, contracted by the Indian government to produce very low-cost tablets for school students, has raised US$28 million through an IPO ...

  • July 15, 2014
  • at 12:50 pm
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UK’s DataWind brings new models of India’s cheapest phablet

After launching the world’s cheapest tablet computer Akash1 for just $35 in late 2011, the UK-based Datawind Ltd has now come up w...

  • October 11, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Datawind: The Company Behind India’s $35 Tablet

As I mentioned yesterday, our readers have shown great interest in India’s much-anticipated $35 tablet, the Aakash. But thus far there...

  • December 30, 2011
  • at 1:10 pm
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India’s Happiest Minds to build app store on Datawind’s UbiSlate tablet

One of India’s emerging IT firms Happiest Minds Technologies has shown keen interest in UK-based Datawind’s UbiSlate tablet...

  • December 6, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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The ‘Made in India’ Budget Tablet That Was (Sort of) Made in China

In a blow to India’s supposedly homegrown budget tablet, the Aakash, it has been revealed that the gadget is partially made in China. ...

  • November 27, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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India’s $35 Tablet ‘Aakash’ Launched, Actually Costs $47

As anticipated earlier, India’s $35 tablet “Aakash” (not Sakshat as rumoured earlier) was officially launched today by the...

  • October 5, 2011
  • at 6:15 pm
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