Datawind, the makers of the infamous Aakash, has attached up with GetJar to pre-install the GetJar app store on all Datawind formed tablets. This feature will permit Datawind tablet customers to admittance the app store and through it, thousands of free applications. GetJar’s app store givers subscribers admittance to over 3,50,000 free applications for their Android based gadgets, many of which are paid apps in opposing Android app stores, from over 3,95,000 registered developers. The way GetJar pays their bills is advertising – developers reimburse GetJar for introduction their applications in the App Store, and therefore the price to the consumer gets promote. GetJar says that this feature is significant particularly in Indian markets where online payment methods are few and unpredictable.
DataWind CEO, Suneet Singh Tuli said, “GetJar is a recognized associate with a very huge assortment of free applications that customers can download onto their UbiSlate or Aakash tablets. We’re thrilled by the added value this acquired to our end customers.” Chris Dury, GetJar’s CEO adds “Low-cost tablets open the capability of applications and the Internet for millions of people. We are happy to help Datawind make free applications and our GetJar Gold program available to these new tablet users.”
GetJar Gold is a commitment program that rewards customers with free apps and vital goods. The app store boasts of over 2 billion request downloads till date. As for DataWind, Tech2 met with the company’s CEO, Suneet Singh Tulli for a one on one on an Anatomy of a Tablet. Tulli lucid the air of the current controversies contiguous the Aakash, with the fact that the tablet has only reached 366 students. Tulli enlighten that by saying that Datawind has not established pre-orders for the Aakash and dispense the previously sold Aakash is the government’s liability. Datawind is presently in the process of given that IIT Rajasthan with 100 test units of the Aakash II, which they’re in suspense for a May release.