A rather poor copy of a promotional video from North Korea shows the country's hottest mobile consumer product, the Achim tablet, which is almost one-year old. The device runs on Android and is loaded with books used by elementary, middle, high school and university classes. It also comes with reference books and programs for office use. With the screen showing what looks like an older version of Android, an engineer for the company that produces the slate says that it has been developing many apps for the tablet, which carries a 7 inch
The Achim was originally launched last July
to help education in schools.Weighing 300 grams (as a comparison, the Google Nexus 7
weighs 340 grams) the Achim has a battery that lasts 5 hours and is built by a joint venture consisting of China’s Panda Electronics Group. and the North Korea's Ministry of Electronics Industry.