Datawind Ltd. a leading developer of wireless web access products and services recently launched its first product in India the UbiSurfer, which just cost 7999 INR with a one year internet subscription plan. The netbook runs on a modified version of the Debian operating system (OS) which is what make it low cost. Another version runs on the classic Windows CE OS. The netbook is power by an AMR9 processor and has a 7 inch TFT – Wide screen display running at a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels (WVGA).
The Ubisurfer is not your ordinary net book it runs on a patented client/server architecture to deliver the power of a powerful server in the palm of your hand. Plus its small form factor makes it more portable.
"Our primary focus is on cost, and making the cost of both the hardware and the usage affordable for the masses" is what Suneet S Tuli, CEO of Datawind said in a recent online interview.