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Business Review India

June 15, 2011 20:08 ET

The Increasing Popularity of Tablets Has the Government of India Researching Products With Business Review India

MUMBAI, INDIA--(Marketwire - Jun 15, 2011) - While companies like the OLPC tried hard to offer a netbook PC worth $100, India went way ahead & launched the$35 tablet computer making it the next big thing in the world of computing.

Presently, there are 4 branded TABS in India (Dell, OlivePad, iPad and Samsung Galaxy) that are increasingly gaining popularity across the country. But mid-last year, the Government of India was successful in unveiling a prototype tablet computer that would sell at an unbelievable rate of $35 or Rs. 1, 500, with the price possibly dropping even further as R&D efforts continue. As part of the plan to proffer high quality education to students across the nation, Kapil Sibal, India's Minister for Human Resource Development, showed off the super-cheap touch-screen device in New Delhi. What makes it more feasible for students in rural areas is the fact that it is enabled with a solar-power option too!

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