The King in mobile manufacturers, Nokia, rocked the world this morning by introducing its spin on the laptop, called the Booklet 3G. Nokia has announced today its debut in the world of computer systems. According to the announcement, the company plans to roll out its first Windows-based portable computer system, the Nokia Booklet 3G.
The notebook comprises with an Atom processor and 10.1-inch display, but that screen is higher res than your average Eee, and it also sports integrated 3G wireless and a hot-swappable SIM card, still following it’s own niche. It looks to be running Windows 7, which isn’t particularly netbooky, and also has integrated A-GPS with a copy of Ovi Maps, HDMI output, a rated 12 hour battery life, and the usual Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity, all in a 2cm (.78 inch), 2.7lb aluminum body that’s understated, sophisticated, and should make most Nokia fans very happy — Nokia fans who are looking for a tiny laptop, anyway.
Well I’m not sure that whether this introductory notebook could beat Sony Vaio Mini.
I’ve never imagined about a laptop that is cheaper than my Ipod, mobile phone & all my costly gadgets. Have you? If not yet, than start imagining about it coz soon it’s going to be a reality.
India has revealed a shocking plan, that is to produce laptops that would cost only $10 or 500 INR approx. The main aim of this plan is to improve the skills of millions of students across the country. These laptops will be mass-produced as part of a government-sponsored education scheme launched last week.
The notebooks are currently under testing and will release commercially withthin next six months confirms "Higher Education Secretary R.P. Agrawal".
The notebooks has basic configuration with a 2GB memory and wireless Internet capability(Wi-Fi) and more information yet to be revealed.
The government aims to involve more students in higher education and give them the technological skills which helps in boosting India’s economic growth.
New Delhi rebuffed a previous attempt to bring cheap laptops to India, led by MIT computer scientist Nicholas Negroponte’s One Laptop Per Child programme.
Now i would really like to buy this $10 laptop. It’s really feel good having a PC that is cheaper than a mobile phone and all my costly gadgets. You can also gift it to your little sister or brother or you litlle son or daughter or anyone.
Lets wait till it’s Launch.
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