Two More Rivals For Akash Tablet
2011 has been the year of tablet pcs, and looks like its going to be the same in 12, After the worlds cheapest tablet “Akash” many big companies have been launching their tablets at affordable prices, couple of months back Intex Technologies launched its Android powered i-Tab with an eight-inch display that’s priced at Rs 11,900, while Zync released a seven-inch Android Ice Cream Sandwich powered table for Rs 8,990, The Indian Government is also planning to bring Aakash 2 in the future.
This time Wishtel has come up with new cheap Android based Tablets pricing from Rs. 4000 to Rs. 6000. Users can also opt for Linux Sugar OS on the tablets. Wishtel has launched three models of Ira Tablet called ‘Ira Thing’, and ‘Ira’ The tablets were launched by Milind Shah. The Wishtel CEO. India has got three more low cost, more affordable tablets after Aakash, The Ira Thing is priced at 4,000 and the Ira priced at Rs. 5,500 respectively, excluding taxes. IRA has been designed as per specifications from IIT Rajasthan as a part of their low cost computing devices project under the National Mission on Education through ICT and sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resource
At the launch of the tablets Milind Shah, CEO, Wishtel at the event said, “is the first step in our long term vision of bringing people closer to technology by creating gadgets that truly touch their lives. “He added that by enabling support for Indian languages, they were providing the opportunity for hundreds of millions of Indians to join the tablet revolution that has been sweeping the globe currently. And Richard Brown, Vice President, International Marketing, VIA Technologies, Inc who said, “With the introduction of the IRA and IRA Thing, Wishtel is leading the way in driving tablet innovation in India.
These two devices are built to support more than 20 Indian languages. While the Ira Thing has a 2,200 mAh battery and a resistive touchscreen, the Ira boasts a 2,800 mAh battery and a capacitive touchscreen. Wishtel, the Mumbai based company will sell Ira through various retail outlets and Online Stores. Have a look at these new tabs at Wishtel’s website: www.wishtel.com