Lenovo Aims $199 PC At China's Rural Population
athloi writes “Lenovo has announced they are gearing up to sell a basic personal computer for ‘China’s vast but poor rural market’. The pricetag could be as low as $199. ‘The new Lenovo unit will include a processor and a keyboard and will use a buyer’s television set as a monitor, Chen said. He said he had no details on the processor size or other features. The new PC goes on sale later this year at prices of 1,499 to 2,999 yuan ($199-$399), Chen said. Lenovo is the world’s third-largest PC manufacturer, behind U.S.-based Hewlett Packard Inc. and No. 2 Dell.'”
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