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Overall Indian tablet shipments in Q1, 2014 touch 0.75M units; a QoQ decline of 27.7% primarily due to growth of phablets: CMR

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India’s overall tablet shipments in the first quarter of 2014 (Jan-Mar 2012) touched the 0.75 million (746,463 to be exact) units mark, recording a year on year decline of 17.5 per cent, and a decrease of 27.7 per cent quarter on quarter- due to the growth of the phablets, as well as vendors battl...

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Aakash maker DataWind enters Indian smartphone market with PocketSurfer range starting at Rs 3,499

In October 2011, DataWind Ltd, a wireless web access products and services developer, took the world by storm by launching the world’s cheapest tablet called Aakash for Rs 2,500. The tablet was built in partnership with IIT Rajasthan, but turned out to be a super flop. However, this did not stop t...

13 December, 2013 | More »

Another Indian Tablet With An ‘Attitude’; To Take On Aakash & UbiSlate

The Indian Tablet market has witnessed the entry of a number of new players in the recent past and lots of them have opted to target the low-price segment with cheap Tablet offerings. The latest to join is Telmoco Development Labs Pvt Ltd, a technology startup company based in Kerala’s IT hub Tech...

27 April, 2012 | More »

Aakash’s Cousin UbiSlate Hits Indian Market; Is Anyone Interested

DataWind has finally announced the commercial launch of the UbiSlate series of low-cost Tablets (although its three months behind schedule) called the Ubislate 7+ and Ubislate 7c. Both the Tablets run on the Android operating system (OS) and are priced at Rs 2,999 and Rs 3,999 for Ubislate 7+ and Ub...

26 April, 2012 | More »

DataWind Partners With Yahoo! For Pre-loaded Apps On UbiSlate7+

DataWind has entered into a strategic partnership with Yahoo! India, to enable Yahoo! services on its Tablet Ubislate7+, which will be commercially launched on April 26, around three months behind schedule. The Tablet will come pre-loaded with Yahoo! Cricket as the exclusive cricket application alon...

25 April, 2012 | More »

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DataWind Tablets To Come Preloaded With GetJar’s Free To Download But Ad-supported Apps

DataWind has entered into a partnership with GetJar, (a free app store with over 2 billion downloads), to pre-install the GetJar app store on all Datawind Tablets. The deal will enable all DataWind customers to download GetJar apps for free. GetJar’s app store offers customers access to over 350,...

23 April, 2012 | More »

Aakash’s Upgraded Cousin UbiSlate To Be Launched On April 26; Delivery Of Pre-booked Tablets To Start In 2 Weeks

Amidst lots of negative publicity (its issues with IIT Rajasthan, the Indian government and Quad Electronics), Datawind finally announced the much awaited commercial launch date of UbiSlate Tablets and its support eco-system. The upgraded version of the much touted low cost Tablet Aakash is to be la...

20 April, 2012 | More »

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Low-cost Aakash Targets All Who Can’t Afford Computers: Suneet Singh Tuli, Datawind CEO

Datawind Ltd, widely known as the maker of world’s cheapest Tablet Aakash (Ubislate 7), is riding high on its initial success. The Tablet device, launched with the aim of bridging the digital divide in India, has got a ‘massive’ response, to say the least. The company, which was expecting to s...

20 January, 2012 | More »

Aakash Can Be A Standalone Platform Like iPad: Suneet Singh Tuli, DataWind CEO

DataWind Ltd, widely known as the maker of world’s cheapest Tablet Aakash, is riding high on its initial success. The Tablet device, launched with the aim of doing away with the digital divide in India, has got a ‘massive’ response, to say the least. The company, which was expecting to sell ar...

16 January, 2012 | More »

DataWind Rides High On Aakash Mania; But Will It Deliver?

When anyone mentions the word Tablet, the first thing that comes to mind is Apple’s iPad. That is the power of the innovator brand. But not everyone can afford the hefty price tag that accompanies the high-end product. Enter a Canadian firm DataWind, run by an entrepreneur of Indian origin, wi...

13 January, 2012 | More »

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