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DIY Tablet with a little help from Raspberry Pi!

September 9, 2015:   Now you can turn your Raspberry Pi wallet computer into a Tablet PC!
 Online electronic  retailers  element14 have  today globally launched the 7” Touchscreen Display for the Raspberry Pi, expanding the ecosystem of accessories, to enable users to create all-in-one integrated projects such as turning their Pi into a tablet, infotainment system or embedded project.
Compatible with Raspberry Pi 2, and Raspberry Pi 1 models B+ and A+*, the screen can be used to make ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) devices with a visual display. Connect the Raspberry Pi, develop a Python script, and create home automation devices with touchscreen capability. A range of educational software and programs available on the Raspberry Pi will be touch enabled, making learning and programming easier on the Raspberry Pi.
Designed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, the 800 × 480 display connects to the Raspberry Pi’s DSI display connector via an adapter board that handles power and signal conversion. Touchscreen drivers with support for 10-finger touch and an on-screen keyboard will be integrated into the latest Raspbian OS for full functionality without the need for a physical keyboard or mouse.
The screen dimensions are 194mm x 110mm x 20mm (including standoffs), with a viewable screen size of 155mm x 86mm and screen resolution of 800 x 480 pixels
The kit contains ( see photo right top):
7” Touchscreen Display, Adapter Board, DSI Ribbon cable, 4 x stand-offs and screws (used to mount the adapter board and Raspberry Pi board to the back of the display, 4 x jumper wires (used to connect the power from the Adapter Board and the GPIO pins on the Pi so the 2Amp power is shared across both units)
For a few days  find an explanatory video in our Tech Video spot on the home page

The Raspberry Pi 7” Touchscreen is priced at $60  ( Rs 2806  from Element 14's India price site here)