Improve Aakash II Tablet with respect to: – Higher usability, upgradability – Power consumption – Cost – Ruggedness – Quality – Manufacturability, Serviceability, Maintainability – Standards compliances – Enhanced Android OS and Linux OS Generate report for recommended enhancements
Basic Processing Power – CPU, Memory Video Output – Web Rendering, 2D Graphics, 3D Graphics, Movie User Input – Touch Screen, Multi-touch Audio Input/Output – Playback, Recording, Conferencing Database Operation – File, SQL Battery – Life During Idle & Processing, Charging Software Support – Ability to work with various document formats Network – WiFi, 3G/GPRS/EDGE, Bluetooth – Network Throughputs Other Interfaces – Camera, USB, Sensor, etc.
CPU – Quadrant Standard, Antutu, AndEBench, Passmark Performance, RealPi, CFBench Memory – Quadrant Standard, Antutu, Passmark Performance, CFBench Database with SQL – Androbench, Antutu, RL Benchmark SQL, Video – Antutu, Basemark GUI, Nenamark 2, Passmark Performance, Phone Tester Web browsing – Octane, BrowserMark, Sun Spider
FeatureAakash IIAakash IV CPU ARM Cortex A8, 700 MHzAndroid Benchmark performance based Co-processor / GPU Play true HD 1080pHardware accelerator playing true HD 720p RAM 512 MB / DDR 11 GB / DDR 3 Storage 2 GB (internal), 2 GB (external)4 GB (internal), compatible with NFC based SD Card Connectivity WiFi IEEE 802.11 b/g/nWiFi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 IEEE 802.15.1, 2G GSM, GPRS, EDGE Battery, Charger 3200 mAh, 2 hours charging, AC to 5V DC adapter Performance based, 2 hours charging, life of 600 cycles / 2 years, IEC 62133 safety (battery), AC to 5V DC adapter (IS13252) Display 7” LCD, 800X480 pixel, capacitive touch 7” LCD, 800X480 pixel, capacitive touch (5 touches), brightness 290 cd/m2, contrast ratio 500 Interface Ports USB 2.0 (micro)USB 2.0 (standard type A and micro)
Many brain storming sessions were held with experts from Industry and Academia – Aakash performance review held with vendors, industry experts, and IITM faculties on August 7, 2012 – 12 technical experts sub-committee from IIT Madras, IIT Bombay, CDAC Noida, CDAC Trivandrum met twice (26&27 December 2012, 15&16 January 2013) at TCoE and drafted vendor-neutral, low-cost, enhanced Aakash IV specification – Standards compliances discussed with ETDC(STQC), UL Labs, TUV, etc. – Vendors meet was held on March 11 th, 2013 in Noida and received feedback from more than ten potential Aakash manufacturers
Total number of tests: 214 – Android Benchmark Tests: 151 – In-house Tests: 11 – Other Tests: 52 These tests were conducted on ten different Aakash IV candidate tablets and the results were compared with that of Aakash II
Aakash performance evaluation project is completed for the initial first year with the following status – Aakash IV Specification was published on Deity’s website on June 28, 2013 for 2 weeks for inviting comments from stake holders – Review meeting on Aakash was held by Shri Kapil Sibal, Hon’ble Minister of Communications and IT on July 9, 2013 – Committee met on July 17, 2013 in Bengaluru for reviewing the stake holders comments and updating of the specification – Aakash IV Specification is approved by Deity.
The PRSG of the project has met on 24 th August 2013, reviewed the project and found progress satisfactory and has recommended release of Rs.17.5 Lakhs.