The Ambitious $35 Tablet From India Will Launch This June, For $50

The HRD ministry recently announced the availability of 10,000 Sakshat tablets to IIT Rajasthan this June and will deliver additional 90,000 units to other areas. All priced at Rs. 2,200 per device. (appx $50).

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Tuxmask552560d ago

Why am I not surprised?

michass82560d ago

Not bad for this price :)

ChrisW2559d ago

Sakshat... I don't know what it means in Hindi, but I can imagine what people will think it means in English.

sourav932559d ago (Edited 2559d ago )

The word "Sakshat" means "to witness" or "in real life/form". The word is normally used in the Hindi language in reference to God. E.g. a person, who has supposedly been visited by God would say that "Sakshat God has visited me". Meaning that god in real life/form has visited him. But it doesn't always have to be linked with the divine. I can actually find no reason why they would call a tablet that. Maybe a "gift of god" or maybe a "true form" of a tablet.

Bull5hifT2559d ago ShowReplies(2)
led10902559d ago

Nice Article. Good read

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