Aakash Tablet Production Lags by 2 Million Units

Jan 10, 2012

CANDLE IN THE WIND: Updates on the ongoing saga of Datawind, maker of the Aakash tablet, which now has a backlog of over 2 million units--twenty times their initial projection of 100,000 sales for this year--courtesy of the Wall Street Journal. Don't miss the keen insights from CEO Suneet Tuli on the cost-driven priorities and preferences behind the India's consumer Internet market, where price remains a overriding factor. Quite a different story than the latest on the death knell of CrunchPad project, whose maker Fusion Garage, embroiled in lawsuits with Michael Arrington, has finally gone into liquidation, reports SlashGear.

Aakash Tablet Production Lags by 2 Million Units

Jan 10, 2012

CANDLE IN THE WIND: Updates on the ongoing saga of Datawind, maker of the Aakash tablet, which now has a backlog of over 2 million units--twenty times their initial projection of 100,000 sales for this year--courtesy of the Wall Street Journal. Don't miss the keen insights from CEO Suneet Tuli on the cost-driven priorities and preferences behind the India's consumer Internet market, where price remains a overriding factor. Quite a different story than the latest on the death knell of CrunchPad project, whose maker Fusion Garage, embroiled in lawsuits with Michael Arrington, has finally gone into liquidation, reports SlashGear.

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