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Low-Cost Linux Laptop Targets British Education Market

May 29, 2008, 12:00 (1 Talkback[s])

"Elonex is taking orders for a sub-$200 Linux-based laptop aimed at the British educational market. Based on a 300MHz processor, the Elonex One includes WiFi, Ethernet, Flash storage, USB, and a 7-inch, 800 x 480 detachable touch display.

"Only a week after LinuxDevices suggested that Bestlink's $250, 400MHz Alpha 400 might be the world's cheapest Linux laptop, Elonex appears to have set the new record. Elonex is billing its $200 laptop as a way to help underprivileged kids gain access to the Internet and other educational tools, somewhat similar to the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project..."

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