The government has decided to continue the  Aakash project and has released the specifications of the fourth-gen low-cost education tablet. Some changes in the hardware, the biggest news is that the tablet will have dual-boot Android and Linux (through a micro SD card). The Aakash 4 will have 1GB of DDR3 SDRAM along with 4GB internal storage and up to 32GB micro SD support. It will have a 7-inch LCD display with 800 x 480 resolution.

Internet connectivity is  through  Wi-Fi, 2G and 3G-enabled SIM cards. The government also wants support for 4G dongles. It also support the USB ports on the tablet. The tablet should be able to charge up from 10 percent to 80 percent in two hours and the battery should be rated good for 3 hours of 720p video playback.