If you’ve been waiting to get your hands on an Indian language tablet, it looks like the wait is finally over. VIA Technologies and Wishtel have announced the launch of the world’s first Indian language tablets. Called the Wishtel IRA and IRA Thing, it will enable Indian users to “enjoy a rich computing, entertainment, and internet experience in their own native language such as Hindi, for the first time, and combine advanced multimedia, connectivity, and computing capabilities with a rich feature set in a sleek, light, yet highly durable device.”
Powered by the WonderMedia PRIZM WM8650 ARM SoC, these tablets feature a high-resolution 7″ capacitive/resistive touchscreen, Android 2.3 or Linux (native Indian Language), WiFi, Bluetooth, USB 2.0, 3G WCDMA EDVO USB dongle support, 720p HD video support, a built-in camera and up to four hours of battery life. The tablets are now available nationwide from between INR 4,000 (US$80) and INR 5,500 (US$110).