However, once again just like with the OLPC's XO laptop, the Classmate has seen limited success and a slow adoption. During Intel's Developer Conference this week, the company showed a new second-generation Classmate that uses the same ULV 900 MHz Celeron-based CPU, but improves storage to up to 4GB, offers the option of a 7" or 9" color LCD screen, adds mesh Wi-Fi support, it's more lightweight, and offers an optional camera. The Classmate is also designed to run either Windows XP or Linux (a number of different distros are being used depending the market).
Intel is also rumored to begin selling the Classmate PC in the US and Europe by the end of this year, though no formal announcements have been made so far.
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