35 Dollars: The Cost of A Cheap Tablet For Millions of Students In India

October 6, 2011 3:47 pm

We spotted this today:

“India plans to provide very low-cost personal computing devices to millions of students through an agreement with DataWind to manufacture mass quantities of its Ubislate tablet for a price point of around US$50, according to Minister of Human Resource Development Kapil Sibal.

The tablets reportedly will be subsidized by the Indian government, bringing the price down to about $35. The price includes a one-year free replacement warranty from the manufacturer. Internet access and education-related content will be included.”

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