A $35 Computer has been launched by India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development as part of their program to provide high quality education to all Indian children.
The $35 computer that will run on the Linux operating system will be Internet accessible, have web browsing, basic word processing and video chat capability.
India unveiled the prototype of the $35 basic laptop computer device in New Delhi on July 22. The ghetto Ipad uses a memory card instead of a hard disk and buyers will be able to purchase an optional solar power upgrade.
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The touchscreen tablet $35 computer is aimed at students and will be in full production by 2011. It looks like an iPad, only it’s 14 times cheaper.
India plans to subsidize the cost of the tablet for students, bringing the purchase price down to $20.
This is India’s answer to MIT’s $100 computer, which Indians found too expensive. They developed their own cheaper alternative.
India, besides offering the world’s cheapest car [Nano $2100] at $35 this is the world’s cheapest computer.