According to the latest report, VIA a PC maker company has announced that company is soon going to launch a Android-based PC at Cheap Price of just $49.00 Only. Another company named Raspberry Pi have already introduced a PC at low price of $35.00 only last month with the config of 700 MHz ARM11-based processor, 256 MB of RAM, two USB 2.0 ports, an Ethernet port and an HDMI port having small cooling fans to avoid any heating issues. Raspberry Pi is also planning to introduce cheaper PC at low cost of just $25.00 soon. VIA's Android-based PC product is slightly more expensive with the price tag of $49.00 but could gain a lot of users because of its Operating System of Android which is now more powerful than any other OS.
VIA's Android-Powered PC will be based on small screen of (6.7 x 3.3 inches) uses the new Neo-ITX form factor but VIA says the APC can be put into any standard Mini-ITX or microATX chassis. According to APC, the system will generates just 4 watts when operating at idle power and 13.5 watts at its maximum load, which it claims is 10 times less power than the standard PCs or laptops. Android will be the default OS in the system with the capability of upgrading to the latest version.
VIA's APC $49 Android-based PC Configurations:
- Android 2.3 OS
- VIA 800MHz Processor
- 512 MB of DDR3 RAM
- 2 GB of on board Flash-based storage
- Built-in 2D/3D graphics chip with a video resolution of up to 720p
- HDMI port
- VGA connection port
- USB 2.0 Ports
- 10/100 Ethernet port
- Audio and microphone ports
- MicroSD slot
VIA's APC $49 Android-based PC Screenshots:
The price of VIA's Android-based PC will be just $49.00 and company will start accepting pre-orders for the APC soon and will begin shipments of the product sometime in July 2012.