Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Low cost laptop from Asus

This is interesting:

Intel, Asustek announce plans for low-cost laptop

If they are able to hit these price points even before Silverthorne then imagine the price point for a laptop with reasonable performance and what it can do for laptop penetration in developing markets. As long as Intel can sustain 50% or so gross margins at these price points because they continue to shrink the cost manufacture, AMD will not have any ability to follow them. At these price points, AMD with their current roadmap will be forced to sell below cost to compete in this segment.

1 comment:

Roborat, Ph. D. said...

intel's idea is definitely much better than that speak-n-spell OLPC "device". why create something that will be useless to its target users and in an economically unsustainable condition.

Intel's solution is more realistic against he commie OLPC.