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VIA Initiates APC: The $49 Android PC

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VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient computing platforms, today unveiled the $49 APC Android PC system.

Powered by a WonderMedia ARM processor, APC integrates memory, storage, and a full set of consumer I/O features in a small footprint Neo-ITX motherboard that can be connected to a TV or monitor. The system also features a custom build of Android that has been optimized for keyboard and mouse input, and comes with a browser and a selection of preinstalled apps.

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This will be fantastic for a MediaCenter PC.

Pre order Done ;)
 

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Hoping for a higher spec version of this with a higher version of Android.
 
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Note that this board can only output 720p, even though it can play 1080p video...
 

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im sooo getting this! :rockout:
 

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No SATA port(s)?!
 
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No SATA port(s)?!
I guess built in Flash and microSD is all you need and may be u can use the USB to connect a big hdd.

Like you I was also searching for a SATA port he he.

Interesting build, may be I should get one.
 
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does this come with a bannana?
 
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sounds very interesting and its cheap, might work for a media center. but with nvidia and qualcom soon to start producing similar products (with windows 8)Via might find itself surrounded with competition
im not very familiar with via in terms of specs and performance tho so i cant comment on that
im curious about that android with mouth and keyboard, it would be funny if desktops start using android when windows is trying to scale down to mobile XD
 
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its still an ITX width tho... oh well, at least its cheap!!!
 
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sounds very interesting and its cheap, might work for a media center. but with nvidia and qualcom soon to start producing similar products (with windows 8)Via might find itself surrounded with competition
im not very familiar with via in terms of specs and performance tho so i cant comment on that
im curious about that android with mouth and keyboard, it would be funny if desktops start using android when windows is trying to scale down to mobile XD
That will be terrible.. :ohwell:
 

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for someone who complaining, $49 is even cheaper than the cheapest android smartphone on the market. this pc is for someone who just a want *pc* for browsing and playing some standard hi-def media without even breaking a sweat when you start looking at your wallet..

lets see.. : $200 24" 720p LCD + $10 mouse & keyboard + $50 PC's

it less than $300 to give you an orgasm..
 

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Just trying to think what I'd do with it if I bought it. :confused: