Is a $10 laptop really possible?


"The $10 laptop first announced last year has once again reared its improbable head. Can the Indian government really deliver an ultra-cheap laptop? And if so, how?

In July of last year, an interesting story flashed up all across the Web - India develops $10 laptop. Unfortunately, as suspected, it turned out to be too good to be true, and the Indian government rectified the mistake and stated the true price was going to be $100. The Indian Minister of State for Higher Education had missed off a 0. Which is worrying"

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ambientFLIER3572d ago

They already have a $3000 dollar car, the Tata Nano.

Maddens Raiders3572d ago (Edited 3572d ago )

they're asking for RROD on roids on your crotch. Uh -uh. Too many injuries / lawsuits.

Johnny Rotten3572d ago

that's the one I was looking for,


specialguest3572d ago

It's called a calculator.

mintaro3572d ago

lol, that was a good one

bubbles up


Kakkoii3572d ago (Edited 3572d ago )

Well, if it was done in 40nm and all the motherboard chips were actually integrated into the CPU. And the CPU design itself was something like a less powerful Intel Atom, of smaller size. And you used a cheap ass mass produced screen, with the CPU stuck on a simple motherboard with 1 USB slot and maybe a few other connectors at most. Then put a shell around that..

One could probably create a laptop for roughly $20-$40

Bubble Buddy3572d ago

We can play Gears of War, Halo, and most 360 exclusives now cheap!!!! >:D (Joke)

acrocz3572d ago

They'll give a laptop for 10 bucks every little child over there with instructions how to click on Google Adsense on every goverment-driven page.

Kakkoii3572d ago

lol, that's actually not a bad idea haha.