Aakash 2 (New Aakash) is going to release in next month (April 2012). As you know delay has been happended to increase the strength of Aakash. First one lakh Aakash tablets will be provided to higher technical education students for feedback.
Configuration, Specification changes of Aakash 2
Old Aakash configuration received a feedback to improve the capacity, which leads to improvement in configuration without any price change.
Screen : Capacitive touch screen would be provided instead of resistive touch screen.
RAM: 256 MB RAM goes to 512 MB RAM.
Processor:366 MHz process would be 700 MHz.
Battery:2100mAH would be 3200 mAH.
Despite the hardware upgrade, the new version will have the same price tag as that of the original.
– Kapil Sibal , Union HRD Minister