$35 Android tablet we talked about the other day is only the beginning, it would seem, as yet another Indian tablet maker is preparing to unleash a purportedly low-cost, full featured device on the masses. Meet Allgo: The Indian government has revealed its super-super-low-priced tablet computer, which it says… Read more Read more
She's a prototype for now, and the $50 price tag is only the cost to build one (retail will be higher), but nevertheless the trend toward seemingly mass-produced, throw-away tablets is closer today than it was yesterday.
Here's quick demo of the unit from back in April:
What little we know of the Allgo comes from
Techie Buzz, which is reporting this weekend that the tablet will sport a 7-inch, 800x480 pixel resistive touchscreen display. Like the $35, the price will fluctuate depending on how many the buyer—typically a government or educational institution—orders. The $50 starting point is for a 10,000 order. One million nets you a $40 buy-in. [ Techie Buzz via Liliputing]