World's cheapest tablet launches in the US


  • TECH Premium
  • Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013

Created by Datawind, the UbiSlate 7Ci boasts a 7in TFT screen, a Cortex A8 chip, 512MB of RAM and just 4GB of internal storage. Initially built to bring Internet and personal computing access to India and officially launched in the region by UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, the tablet has now landed on US and Britain shores.

But as well as basic internal specifications reminiscent of those of the first-generation iPad, the tablet comes with a host of preinstalled education, entertainment, gaming and productivity apps. And, because it runs version 4.0 of Android, it will also be able to access the Google Play Store. However, with such a small processor, it's difficult to know how well it will handle some of the more graphically intense apps; still for just US$37.99 (RM113.97), it's bound to attract interest.

Article type: metered
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Tech News

Biden administration in talks to head off 5G aviation standoff Premium
Blink to supply EV chargers at GM dealerships in North America Premium
ASML Q4 earnings seen up 12%, eyes on Berlin fire impact Premium
Media mogul Byron Allen's firm inks multi-year cloud deal with Google Premium
Factbox-Biggest deals in the consolidating videogame market Premium
Telecom Italia GM to outline plans as doubts on KKR's bid mount Premium
Microsoft to gobble up Activision in $69 billion metaverse bet Premium
Netflix earnings to set the pace for 2022 streaming wars Premium
Cadence Design Systems aims to cash in on new custom-chip era Premium
U.S. hedge fund Farallon calls on Toshiba to get two-thirds of shareholders to back break-up Premium

Others Also Read


Vouchers