Now, its the Indian government that has announced a $10 laptop.
- 2 GB RAM
- Linux powered OS
- Expandable memory
- Works on 2W of power
- Current prototype can be produced for $20
- Large scale production should cut the price in half
- No R&D Costs - Developed by students from Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Tamil Nadu jointly with Indian Institute of Science,(IISc) Bangalore and a partially-public entity called the Semiconductor
- Government has tied up with 4 educational providers - Macmillan, Tata McGraw Hill, Prentice-Hall and Vikas Publishing to provide digital content for these notebooks.