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Cherrypal to Make $99 Android Netbook

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by phandroid, May 11, 2010.

  1. phandroid

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    Cherrypal, a company focused on producing low-end computers for developing countries, is going with Android on their $99 netbook. Saving some money on physical storage with a focus on the cloud, the computers will house internals that fall short of *matchinch those of the typical smartphone: 533MHz ARM A9 CPU, 256MB of RAM, 2GB storage, [...]

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  2. vbetts

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    BIGGER SCREEN

    My issue is though with it, it's really nothing but a smartphone without wireless coverage...What they should of done, is if they're making a netbook, go the Intel Atom route. That's the tablet market right there. Or the Via Nano series.
     
  3. ssddyakno

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    That thing looks like a genuine piece of crap. My 3rd gen ipod has better specks.
     
  4. ssddyakno

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    That thing looks like a genuine piece of crap. My 3rd gen ipod has better innards.
     
  5. Jayziac

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    The hardware costs are probably even lower than that. Just goes to show how much Apple products are overpriced.
     
  6. grainysand

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    Good lord almighty, why so crappy? Current-gen high-end Android phones have much better specs and can make calls to boot.
     
  7. Jayziac

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    For most of the world $99 is still a lot of money. This could be some people's primary computer.
     
  8. Poldie

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    Hmm. My Desire costs
     

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