Datawind Ubislate 7Ri, 7R+, 7Ci & 7C+ Aakash Tablets Video Review & Demo

One of the most talked tablet not only in India but several parts of the world apart from the Apple iPad was the Aakash tablet as it was the cheapest Android tablet in the market. But it was quickly overlooked as the whole project completely failed adding as another scam in the Indian political failures. Merging up together again is the US based Datawind and the Indian government together has come up with the low cost Aakash tablets yet again. This time they have four tablet launches all with the same form factor of 7 inches display.Ubislate 7Ci

Datawind announced Ubislate 7Ri, Ubislate 7R+, Ubislate 7Ci & Ubislate 7C+ Android tablets. Going through these tablets it with the 7 inches form factor providing a maximum resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. The good thing about these tablets is that it has improved through the software and touch as it includes the Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. Alongside with that its powered with Cortex A8 processor clocked at 1 Ghz and includes 512 MB of RAM. For storing data on your tablet it includes the 4 GB of internal storage capacity and it has front facing camera, no rear camera. In common it sees the 3200 mAH battery which provides the up to 4 hours of battery life and 180 minutes of video playback time. These tablets also includes the micro SD card slot supporting 32 GB of storage via micro SD card and has the option of 3.5 mm headset jack connectivity. And few sensors are been added like as that of the G-Sensor.

These models come with few changes and so four models are introduced in the market. Some of the models here include the GPRS alongside compulsory Wi Fi access.

UbiSlate 7Ri

UbiSlate 7Ri includes all the specifications mentioned above but it still maintains the resistive touch button which is the downside of this tablet model. If you are happy with resistive touch then you can choose this one and this also includes the Wi Fi internet connectivity option only.

Ubislate 7Ri is the cheapest tablet among the four tablet announced priced at Rs 2,999 and still maintaining the old plans or student discount.

UbiSlate 7R+

Another resistive touch Aakash model comes with the feature of calling and includes GPRS internet access via the SIM card slot supporting only 2G connectivity. It would have been better if they have added 3G support and this is priced just little higher than the 7Ri model.

7R+ is priced little higher than 7Ri model.

UbiSlate 7Ci

As the name itself indicates that C is for the capacitive touch and the R is for the resistive touch, it’s among the those few tablet featuring the capacitive touch support. It includes all the function mentioned above but it’s with only Wi Fi internet access and Wi Fi tethering capabilities for the internet access.

It would be interesting to see how capacitive touch works on the Aakash tablet variants.

UbiSlate 7C+

Its same as that of the 7Ci model and additionally it includes the GPRS internet access allowing the capabilities just like the smart phone. We wonder what would be the internet access speed when you are connected with the 2G GPRS.

7C+ is priced less than Rs 4500 and 7Ci little lesser than that.

All or any of these tablets can be directly purchased via the http://www.ubislate.com the official site but not as of now.



  1. R Khanna

    May 26, 2013 at 2:25 pm

    The Ubislate 7C+ booked through Datawind online was delivered to me this month. This tab supposedly supports 3G. Unable to connect though any dongle or sim, I checked up with Datawind service center which says 7C+ only supports 2G 32K sim. No Delhi-based service provider now offers 2G 32K type sim. So I am unable to access internet. What I do now?

  2. Arun kumar

    November 13, 2012 at 10:44 pm

    Very nice tablet

  3. Ajay Krishnan

    October 2, 2012 at 7:40 pm

    Hii.. dude i have got a doubt about the Ubislate 7Ri … Datawind earlier promised that the tablet supports 3G dongles but i couldnt find a USB port to plug it in? !! then how can i use it?

  4. Tej

    September 16, 2012 at 12:54 pm

    Hi Friends
    Please dont believe Datawind and never perbook on advance .They are number one cheater.Will you recall they collected crore of rupees from us for Ubislate7+ eight/nine months back and not yet delivered ubislate7+ so far. So please beware of Datawind Mr Tulli

  5. Tej

    September 16, 2012 at 7:26 am

    Dear Friends my sincere advise to you please don’t prebook any device of Datawind on advance payments.They are cheater-They collected crore of Rupees from us as advance payment for ubislate7+ eight nine months back and not delivered the product so farto lacs of customers.There is hue and cry for that so beware of Datawind

  6. Vaibhav

    September 15, 2012 at 4:36 pm

    Great to hear tht company is launching affordable tablets into market…

  7. vivek

    September 15, 2012 at 12:12 pm

    what is the prce of 7ri

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