The machines are put together by Taiwanese ODM manufacturer Quanta, and the chief tech officer of the OLPC told the newspaper that it's started a project to make $50 laptops.
However, the XO itself will cost $175 at launch, according to the report, which said it uses an XL700 AMD CPU, has 256MB of memory, and 1GB of flash. An embedded Microsoft OS adds a total of $23 to the bill of materials. µ
Taiwan Economic News
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