7/25/2010

India unveils prototype of $35 computer

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 12:29 am

It looks like an iPad, only it’s 1/14th the cost: India has unveiled the prototype of a $35 basic touchscreen tablet aimed at students, which it hopes to bring into production by 2011.

The tablet can be used for functions like word processing, web browsing and video-conferencing. It has a solar power option too - important for India’s energy-starved hinterlands - though that add-on costs extra.

 

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