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A Full-Featured, $38 Tablet Is Coming to the U.S.

A Full Featured 38 Tablet Is Coming to the U S Digits WSJ


Datawind announced that it plans to sell a $38 tablet in the U.S. through as-yet unnamed online and brick-and-mortar retailers early next year. The London-based firm plans to sell three models in the United States, ranging in price from $38 to as much as $149 with varying specs and capabilities.

The goal, says Suneet Singh Tuli, Datawind’s CEO, is the same as it’s always been – to bring the least expensive computers possible to schools and low-income communities.

“Affordability shouldn’t be the reason people can’t get on the Internet,” Tuli said in an interview. “We want to specifically reach a customer base that right now is not on the Internet.” According to the Pew Research Center, 15% of American adults don’t use the Internet.

Tuli says he wants to sell them devices, but also reach children who have limited access to the Web, or no connectivity at home.

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This will change the world. 

Will it run Android?

I figured Amazon would be the first sub-$100 tablet. 

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