Hivision are a Chinese gadget maker who have a bunch of products being sold under other companies' brands. Augen's The Book ereader is one of Hivision's products. It's coming from China because, frankly, you can't get it as cheap anywhere else.
The Indian Government have placed an order for 100 thousand of the tablets which will be delivered starting in late June (hopefully). Half the actual cost of Rs. 2,200 ($50) is going to be subsidized by India so a student would have to pay only Rs. 1,100.
Some of the specs of this tablet have been released, but I'm not so sure I believe them.
- 7 ‘’ Touch-screen
- 2 USB ports
- 32GB HD
- 2 GB RAM
- Video-conferencing facility
- Multimedia content