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    VIA launches $49 Android PC

    The price keeps dropping!

    The Raspberry Pi has set the price bar very low for a fully functional PC, and no one has managed to get anywhere near it yet. VIA is within spitting distance though, with the announcement today of a $49 Android PC (APC) system.

    Just like the Raspberry Pi, the APC ships as just a board without a case. It takes the form of a Neo-ITX motherboard that you can just plug into a TV or monitor, hook up some peripherals and start using. And it is tiny, measuring just 17 x 8.5cm.
    VIA launches $49 Android PC Computer Chips & Hardware Technology | Geek.com
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    Re: VIA launches $49 Android PC

    wow! that is an incredible piece of equipment.
    i especially like the vga port and the fact it comes with built-in storage.
    i may go that direction instead of the pi... hmm...

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    Re: VIA launches $49 Android PC

    Cheaper than a mac mini and hdmi

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    • specs System Specs
      • Manufacturer:
        GZ Technologies LLC
      • Model Number:
      • Motherboard:
        ASUS M5A97-EVO
      • CPU:
        AMD PhenomII x6 (1100T)
      • Memory:
        16GB Kingston Hyper-X blu PC3-12800
      • Graphics:
        XFX Radeon HD6770
      • Sound Card:
        Realtek ALC892
      • Hard Drives:
        500GB WD Caviar Black / 1TB WD Caviar Black / 1TB Seagate / 500GB Hitachi
      • Disk Drives:
        HP DVD 1270i SATA DVD RW
      • Power Supply:
        Corsair 850TX
      • Case:
        Antec 300
      • Cooling:
        Coolermaster V8 / 2x 12CM intake / 1x 12CM rear exhaust / 1x 14CM top exhaust
      • Display:
        Acer 23in 1920x1080 / Acer 20in
      • Operating System:
        Microsoft Windows 8 Professional x64

    Re: VIA launches $49 Android PC

    And as powerful as your smartphone!

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