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View Full Version : Android Tablet Prototype Costs $50 per Unit

Chris Gohlke
08-26-2010, 04:30 PM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://liliputing.com/2010/08/allgo-introduces-50-android-tablet-prototype.html' target='_blank'>http://liliputing.com/2010/08/allgo...-prototype.html</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"Sure, the government of India thinks it can produce a Google Android tablet that will cost just $35 (when you order a million units), but Indian company Allgo has designed a prototype that is says could be built for just $50 &mdash; without requiring a government-sized order to bring costs down."</em></p><p><em><object width="600" height="360" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/t9vYkwp7GwE&amp;feature=player_embedded&amp;ap=%26fmt=18" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/t9vYkwp7GwE&amp;feature=player_embedded&amp;ap=%26fmt=18" /></object></em></p><p>These kind of numbers really don't surprise me. &nbsp;Given that the US retail cost for the Augen tablet was $150, these prices don't seem too far out. &nbsp;Given that a tablet device can be made at such low price points, I wonder if an Android based iPod touch like device will also be forthcoming at a low price. &nbsp;Something dirt cheap with the ability to run apps and access the internet would certainly have a market. &nbsp;</p><p><em></em></p>