In Brief

The device is perfect for the developing world and is so popular that the company is already accepting orders for the updated version.

India’s government sponsored tablet, the Akash, has sold out less than one week after the device went on sale in the country online.

The tablet, priced at just $45, gained considerable international attention when it was unveiled in October, primarily due its low price point which the Indian government hopes will provide a computing experience to more of the country’s population. The Next Web

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