Still remember with Nicholas Negroponte? The figure who pioneered the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC). Now, OLPC low-cost laptop program continues to roll and its newest product is an Android tablet PC. Remarkably, despite the valuable $ 100 or about USD 900 thousand ($ 1 = Rp 9,000), this device has brought solar panels to collect solar energy.
Is the XO-3, the name of the device to be launched at the event Consumer Electronics Shows (CES) 2012 in Las Vegas, the United States.
Then how it performs? Honestly, remains unclear. Because this device was originally intended to support the education sector alias for the children.
But if the view of jeroannya, XO-3 is powered by an Marvell PXA618 Fleet, Avastar Wi-Fi SOC, 1024 × 768 Pixel Qi screen, and 500 MB RAM.
Power consumption of these devices is made possible because seirit to accommodate the needs of users in the country-nagara poor and developing countries. Even charging the batteries mentioned are equipped with solar panels solar panels aka (the sun).
“We are proud to introduce the tablet XO 3.0. Design, toughness, and their performance will make the successor of our previous laptop output that has been distributed to more than 2.4 million children in 42 countries and comes with 25 languages??,” said Edward McNierney, chief Technology Officer of One Laptop per Child, in his statement quoted from Engadget, Monday (01/09/2012).
Intrigued with this device? At CES 2012, the XO-3 is planned to be showcased at the Marvell booth. And besides carried Android, tablets, cheap 900 thousands was also mentioned can be run with the Linux OS.
Hmm … When entry into Indonesia?