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Elonex One (detatchable keyboard) => Hardware & Hardware Hacks => Topic started by: Mado on January 29, 2010, 03:07:53 PM

Title: New PC with same ? specs as Trendtac, CnM Mionibook and others
Post by: Mado on January 29, 2010, 03:07:53 PM
Cherrypal Africa mini-laptop (Linux)
[C108]    $99.00


The Cherrypal Africa was designed with developing countries in mind. The Cherrypal Africa is offered with following minimum technical specifications, however, we reserve the right to ship models with larger screen sizes (8.9" or 10.2") and faster processors (up to 1.6 GHz, 1 GB DDR, 20 GB Hard Drive). There is no choice of color. If you wonder how and why we do this please check out our GOF blog. Here are the minumum technical specifications: 400 MHz processor, 256 MB DDR / 2 GB NAND-flash and runs Linux (Ubuntu, or Debian, or Green Maraschino). Here are some more basics: Screen: 7 inch high-resolution TFT .(800 x 480 pixels) LAN:10/100M Ethernet Access WIFI: IEEE 802.11 b/g Ethernet RJ-45 Keyboard: QWERTY 86 keys Mouse&Touch pad:build-in touch panel, set two shortcut key,and support usb port mouse USB Port: USB 2.0 x 1 (aid external memory) USB 1.1 x 2 (aid keyboard & mouse only) External Memory : SD card , U-Disk , USB-HDD Card port: SD / MMC card slot (8GB) Battery: 7.4 V 1800Mha built in Lithium battery 1800MAH Last time:4 HRS Sound effect:build-in realtek sound effect chipset, Built in 2 x 0.5W Built in speaker 1 x microphone Weight:1.2kg Size: 213.5 x 141.8 x 30.8 mm
This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 02 January, 2010.
Found here: http://www.cherrypal.com/secure/product_info.php?products_id=9
Title: Re: New PC with same ? specs as Trendtac, CnM Mionibook and others
Post by: utd_grant on February 01, 2010, 10:04:46 AM
$99 ? That's incredible !

My 12 year old nephew used his Xmas money to buy a Windows CE mini laptop from HMV for £100. He's delighted with it ! It's called the 'Disgo Net Browser' and has fairly similar spec/abilities to the classic LLL.
Title: Re: New PC with same ? specs as Trendtac, CnM Mionibook and others
Post by: jakfish on February 01, 2010, 11:26:26 AM
As they say, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is:

http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=69600 (http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=69600)

As intriguing as this machine sounds, so far, I can not find one actual owner  :-[

Jake