[video]Android-Laptop below $100

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  1. RinTinTigger
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    Hey guys,

    todays announcement by the Hivision company blew out today.
    They introduced a laptop, running android 1.5, and though the price is not concrete yet,
    the coorporation said that its not gonna cross the $100 line!

    Here are some shots of it!

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    They didnt say much about the specs, but playing 720p videos should be easy shot for the laptop!
    - RK2808 600mhz ARM926 processor
    - 128SDRAM
    - 7" 800x480 screen,
    - 720p Video playback support
    - WiFi, Ethernet#
    - audio input/output
    - weights only 650grams.
    - [FONT=宋体] USB host;1 earphone/line_in 1 USB device(USB 2.0 High Speed/Full Speed PHY)[/FONT]
    - 800 x 480 resolution


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    A laptop for only 100.00! Wow. But why running 1.5, not 2.0?
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    Well, i think for a "couch surfing device" it doesnt matter what android it is running right?

    Besides that, steve jobs wanted $499 for a similar device =)
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    I'm gonna be all over this!
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    O'Neil really glad someone is taking Googlers seriously. Ill probablly buy one of these even though I don't need one, just to give the OS a chance.
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    This will be perfect for my 15 yr. old who complains that our 4 yr. old Windows XP laptop is so ancient. Hope it comes out soon. Can't beat the price either.
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    i was looking for a "couch device" for my fiance, where she could surf the web, do social networks and IM, and NOT GETTING ON MY laptp all the time ;)
    The price is a pure blast!
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    Note that he said "$100 to the distributor" traditionally the distributor will sell to the retailer who would double the price to the end consumer so it will probably have a retail "list" price of $200.00.
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    It'd be perfect for me two. You might as well buy 2, they are so inexpensive.;)
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    hat still is a really cheap deal. netbooks are more expensive.
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    Price is $98 to distributors, not $98 retail, but in any case blows away the iCrap.
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    I'll buy it if not only to support, but I'm sure I'll get a ton of use out of it.
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    Most of the wireless carriers have netbooks for $200 with a two year contract.
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    yea, but this would be WITHOUT contract, cuz it has no mobile network on it (as far as i could read from the specs) so it would be WiFi only.

    and supporting the good OS is a good shot as well
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    That's my fear, that it would be on a wireless carrier with a contract. Since it has built in WIFI, and if it was in the $100 - $200 range, and no carrier commitment, it would be a bargain.
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    And that's the big difference between a notebook and this device. If there is no contract and works strictly off of wifi, it's a great deal.
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    Nice! I'm not sure how i feel about using Android as an everyday computing OS at it's current state, but still nice to see computers like this!
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    That is exactly the point!! WE ARE using android as every days OS on teh droid!!
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    If your looking for a very nice cough surfer... I bought a Leveno S10 a year ago, just installed win 7 on it the other day and the thing works very well. I paid 249.00 for it and for that price you have everything you have in a normal laptop.

    I would rather pay the extra 50 bucks and have winblows for surfing actually... (flash etc)
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    Flash is on its way to android, and the OS is good so far!
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