DataWind's UbiSlate 7 , the retail version of the Aakash tablet, will come pre-loaded with Yahoo's services. The forthcoming UbiSlate 7 will feature Yahoo Cricket as the exclusive cricket application along with Yahoo's mail app. Yahoo will also be the default browser landing page for the UbiSlate 7 . DataWind has entered into strategic partnership with Yahoo India to enable Yahoo services on the UbiSlate 7 .
To refresh your memory, the UbiSlate 7 is an upgraded version of the UbiSlate 7 tablet. Priced at Rs. 2,999, the UbiSlate 7 runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system and is powered by Cortex A8, 700 MHz processor. For connectivity, the device supports GPRS, Wi-Fi along with SIM and phone functionality. It has a 3,200 mAh battery. Learn more about the UbiSlate 7 here.
Commenting on the partnership, Suneet Singh Tuli, CEO, DataWind said, "Yahoo! is a leading global digital media brand with market-leading content and communication services. Through this partnership we look forward to facilitating the use of Yahoo's popular online content by people who have not been touched by the Internet revolution so far."
Arun Tadanki, Managing Director, India & Southeast Asia, Yahoo! said, "The launch of Ubislate7 will see a new wave of new-to-net users, using Internet for the very first time. Through this partnership, we
will have the opportunity to bring Yahoo!'s premium content & communication experience to new internet users in a simple and intuitive way."
DataWind recently announced partnership with GetJar to integrate a GetJar app store in the UbiSlate 7 tablets. GetJar app store will enable UbiSlate 7 users to access over 350,000 free applications. Read our full coverage on the UbiSlate 7 here.
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