Intel unveils new Classmate PCs
New low-cost laptops, now targeted to U.S. schools as well, have larger screens and more storage
Intel’s new Classmate PCs–slated to go on sale this month for between $300 and $500–reflect the company’s growing efforts to sell computers equipped with its own chips to schools in developing countries, a battleground for technology companies because of the millions of people there just coming online.
But the target market for these low-cost laptops has expanded to include kids in the United States, too, as potential users of cheaper, stripped-down machines.
Author: eSchool News staff and wire service reports, 3rd April 2008
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