Linked by David Adams on Mon 26th Jul 2010 01:10 UTC, submitted by fran
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless While browsing through, a popular online shop for electronic products here in Asia, I was really surprised to see several iPad-like tablet computers that are sold for as low as $99 (US). Another surprising thing is that they are all powered by Android.
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RE[3]: tool or gadget
by kaiwai on Tue 27th Jul 2010 06:45 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: tool or gadget"
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Are you sure off-the-tree new Android versions support these cheap devices? Would it run at halfway decent speed?

They're not doing anything special right now - they need to submit the hardware support (modules) to Google for inclusion in the tree - even if that involves telling Google not to provide the source (Google keep the source in house and provide the binary version to the public). As for the speed, they might need to trim it down but tis the sacrifice if one purchases a cheap device.

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