Full hardware specs haven't been shared yet so we don't know what kind of muscle is under the hood, but various news outfits say the nameless device has a touchscreen. As if $35 weren't a bold enough prospect, India supposedly plans to gradually reduce the price to $20, and eventually even $10 – but don't get too excited yet.
A bit back, India drummed up anticipation over a $10 educational laptop in response to the OLPC project. As it turned out, the device was a display-less, keyboard-less brick that basically amounted to networked storage. A spokesperson said the $35 tablet is feasible because of falling hardware costs, open source software, and an intelligent design, but we'll believe it when we see it.
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