India launches "world's cheapest" tablet

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A DataWind representative displays the supercheap 'Aakash' Tablet computers during its launch in  New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. The $35 basic touchscreen tablet aimed at students can be used for functions like word processing, web browsing and video conferencing. 'Aakash' , manufactured by DataWind has a 7"Android 2.2 touch screen and a HD video co-processor. The Indian government intends to deliver 10 million tablets to students across India. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)

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India launched what it dubbed the world's cheapest tablet computer on Oct. 5, to be sold to students at the subsidized price of $35 and later in shops for about $60.

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