Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 9th Sep 2012 21:48 UTC, submitted by Boomshiki
Hardware, Embedded Systems "We've seen a profusion of relatively low-cost PCs and tablets over the last few years, but Taiwanese electronics company Via's APC is cheap even by these standards: it's a $49 low-power desktop computer running a modified version of Android 2.3. Announced today, the APC is meant as a simple way to connect to the internet, so you won't get a great deal of computing power. It contains an 800MHz processor, 512MB of DDR3 memory, 2GB of flash storage, and can connect to a monitor or TV to output a resolution of up to 720p. It also consumes a fraction of a standard desktop's power: 13.5 watts at maximum and only 4 watts when idle."
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not great value
by unclefester on Mon 10th Sep 2012 06:57 UTC
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2007-01-13

You can buy a proper Android 4.0 TV box with a much higher specs (1.5GHz CPU, 1GB RAM, 4GB storage) for only $55 including postage.


http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/New-Android-4-0-Mini-PC-A10-1-5GHz-1GB-G...

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