$100 Laptops Could Sell to the Public

Posted on January 11, 2007

One LaptopThe One Laptop Per Child program was created to help disadvantaged children get access to computers and the Internet. The BBC reports that the backers of the program are considering selling the laptops to the public possibly in a two for one plan that would allow one of the laptops to go to a child in the developing world.

Here are some specs about the laptops from the One Laptop Per Child FAQ. The FAQ says the laptops will also use innovative power concepts, including wind-up. One would think that $100 laptops would sell like hotcakes even if people had to buy two to get one. The only turn off might be the green and white color. Black $100 laptops would be more popular with professionals.