India has come up with the world’s cheapest “laptop”, a touchscreen computing device that costs $35 (£23).
India’s human resource development minister, Kapil Sibal, this week unveiled the low-cost computing device that is designed for students, saying his department had started talks with global manufacturers to start mass production.
“We have reached a [developmental] stage that today, the motherboard, its chip, the processing, connectivity, all of them cumulatively cost around $35, including memory, display, everything,” he told a news conference in New Delhi.
He said the touchscreen gadget was packed with web browers, PDF reader and video conferencing facilities, and its hardware was created with sufficient flexibility to incorporate new components according to user requirement.
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