The much awaited $35 tablet is finally a reality as it has been launched by Human Resources Development minister, Kapil Sibal in New Delhi. It was earlier named as Saksham but now it is launched with a new name Aakash which mean sky in Hindi. The device is aiming to break the price barrier for computing and internet access. It will provide the digital computing access to the poor people in India.
UPDATE: $35 tablet is now launched in India.
Saksham is a low-cost and world’s cheapest laptop which is priced at $35 or Rs. 1100. The device was launched last year by Union Minister for Human Resource Development Kapil Sibal. After crossing all the hurdles it is all set to launch by the end of this month.