DataWind Launches Tablet with Free Internet

tabletBudget web access company and device maker DataWind has released its newest tablet, the UbiSlate 7Ci, which will come bundled with a year of free U.S. Internet browsing. It is the latest device in its line of what the company calls “the world’s most affordable tablets.”

The UbiSlate 7Ci is an Android tablet that comes with a dual core 1.2 GHz processor and features dual cameras — front VGA and rear at 2MP — for $37.99.

“We’re focused on driving the cost further down so that affordability is no longer a barrier to internet access,” Suneet Singh Tuli, president and CEO of DataWind, was quoted as saying. “Our mission is to deliver affordable and ubiquitous Internet access to help bring the next billion on board.

“By bundling Internet access within the cost of our products, we’re able to eliminate the need for contracts and monthly fees, and yet deliver an affordable Internet solution right out of the box.

Although the Internet bundle is only available in the United States, the tablet is available for purchase in both the U.S. and Canada.

*Source: Mississauga News