Simmbook - netbook for $ 190 for developing countries from IBM and Canonical

Monday, March 29, 2010

Company IBM, Canonical, and Simmtronics announced that they would netbook based on Intel Atom processor for emerging markets. The model is called Simmbook, she is running an operating system Ubuntu Netbook Remix and Software Client for Smart Work with the support of the "cloud" services IBM LotusLive. First, new in Africa, it will cost $ 190. Then it will begin selling in India, Thailand and Vietnam. Simmtronics Simbook in terms of characteristics is the usual netbook with a 10.1-inch display.
The device is based on Intel Atom N270 processor and chipset Intel 82945GSE. It is equipped with 1 GB of memory and hard disk drive 160 GB (you can set more capacious hard drive to 500 GB). Furthermore, the netbook has a slot for memory cards SD, 1,3 megapixel camera, interface with support for PCIe Wi-Fi 802.11 B / G and 3 or 6-cell battery. Among the ports - Ethernet, 3hUSB 2.0, VGA and audio connectors. Simbook available in red, blue and black colors, it can already be ordered online Simmtronics.