Microsoft Corp plans to begin production of cheap computers, which is designed for students and families with low incomes. According to the company, cheap computers should be considered worth $ 250. Ruformator As reported, the
production cost PC will begin in 2012. These specifications are not reported, but we know that computers will be equipped with a complete software package – including MS Office, some applications for access to digital literature, as well as educational software – and inexpensive contract for Internet access.
Microsoft is a participant of the “Connect to Compete”, under which companies provide users with reduced-price or free versions of their products. Among other things, the program includes a selection of cheap Internet access for low-budget family at a price of $ 9.95 per month. In July 2010 it was reported that India has developed the cheapest laptop. Specialists of the Institute of Technology in Madras and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore created a device whose price does not exceed $ 35. The developers claim that their laptop is not inferior to the characteristics of more expensive models.