Datawind to clear all paid orders for Aakash in 6 weeks
"All the paid orders (for tablets with) resistive and capacitative (screens) without SIM will be cleared in next 10 days. But the ones that want tablet with SIM they will be
cleared in the next 4 to 6 weeks," DataWind CEO Suneet Singh Tuli said.
The company is offering new models of Aakash, dubbed as the cheapest computer, with two kind of touchscreens – resistive and capacitative. Capacitative touchscreens responds better than resistive touchscreens when touched by finger to operate the tablet PC.
The company has received around 40 lakh orders for its Ubislate tablet PC, which has similar specifications to the first version of Aakash tablet, he said.
The first version of tablet had processor with 366 Megahertz, 256 MB RAM and 2GB flash memory. It has WiFi based Internet connectivity option.
"Total number of paid customer was around 1 to 1.5 per cent (of the total)," Tuli said.
The company has introduced new version of Ubislate tablet with 1 Ghz processor, 512 MB RAM, 4GB flash memory and is giving option to customers to shift to this new product by paying Rs 500 extra.
The new model of Aakash runs the Google operating system Android 4.0 and has a screen measuring seven inches wide.
"It is only for those who have ordered in advance. For those who don't want to shift to other we are supplying them the same
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