Cheapest computer on earth, $35, To be Launched in India

by on July 24, 2010

A total new computer generation is on the verge of exploding with India launching a new computer available at an unbelievable cost of $35 especially for its younger studying generation. The tablet PC as light as 400 grams comes loaded with all the possible normal computer applications. Mr Kapil Sibal India’s Union Human Resource Development Minister unveiled this magical gadget earlier this week in a press conference.

A touch screen device, which is wi-fi enabled, developed by the research teams of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). The PC supports a 256 MB RAM and is powered by a 2-watt system and also has solar cells support as an alternative power. The device has a seven inch diagonal screen and an inbuilt processor which makes it conveniently portable and can be connected to any external keyboard through USB port. There is no hard disk but a memory disc of 2 Gigabyte which can be enhanced up to 32 Gigabyte if required.

This gadget will not only have access to the windows OS but also Linux, giving it much user friendly touch and keeping it low on cost. In order to support high tech education system in the country the government of India has given an extra edge support to this gadget and is looking forward to lower the prices up to $20 and even cheaper in the near future.

{ 15 comments… read them below or add one }

chirag goel October 3, 2010 at 1:21 am

this is a awesome device…..i need more details about this hi fi device

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hayat January 19, 2011 at 4:22 am

happy to hear this info, kindly update on release of this device.

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sivapal January 28, 2011 at 10:42 pm

great. india should do all these innovations. realy proud of u team who done this. awesome and amazing

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akhil February 4, 2011 at 2:42 am

amazing cheapest technolgy provided by MHRD but how to get this mini computer

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Leidy May 19, 2011 at 10:56 pm

Now I know who the brainy one is, I’ll keep lnookig for your posts.

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uday February 24, 2011 at 11:20 pm

this is really great invention in india. it helps in studies those who r from rural background.

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krishna April 27, 2011 at 11:52 pm

I hope it will not be in the news only………..all the best..

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Razib May 16, 2011 at 11:34 am

Thats why India will lead IT sector in the world. Great job done by IIT students.

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Ranabir June 4, 2011 at 9:23 pm

Many many thnx to the IIT student.you have done a great jobe.but when it will be launched?i am keenly waiting for it.

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Bhanu June 13, 2011 at 1:51 am

good invention ,but if we think of running windows which window will work think…….on 256 MB RAM its windows 98 or other small versions….
and now days we are getting these things in are smart phones also

but no doubt very good achievement for IIT students..

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Anthony June 15, 2011 at 9:55 pm

Damn Good Gadget. Unbelievable price. Congratz IIT students those who ve made this gadget.

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rochak August 20, 2011 at 12:25 am

barbaad kar do bharatn ko sasta saaman bench kar

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manik September 12, 2011 at 8:31 am

wow but it is of which brand

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satish diwakar September 29, 2011 at 8:01 pm

when will we get this computer………..

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Walaching Manang October 7, 2011 at 9:52 pm

Great..I am very excited to hear that India gonna launched the cheapest computer in the world. I look forward for more information concerning to these…

And hopefully to buy it soon it launched…..

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