India Launches $35 Tablet Computer

internet 150x150 India Launches $35 Tablet ComputerThe media was buzzing yesterday about the new Aakash tablet that India launched at $35, far lower than the price of any other tablet computer.

The subsidized Aakash supports web browsing, video conferencing and has a 3-hour battery life, according to BBC News.

Officials are hoping the tablet will give Internet access to students in small towns and villages, which lags behind in connectivity.

Do you think the tablet will be of decent quality? Is it a good idea to subsidize?

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-15180831

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