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Elonex to release Linux Laptop to rival Asus Eee next week

February 20, 2008

Aimed to the education sector, Elonex an UK based PC maker is to release its first cheap Linux laptop next week on Education Show 2008 which is held at the NEC Birmingham from February 28 to March 1 2008. The Elonex One, that's how this compact Linux laptop called, is the embodiment of the vision of the National Laptop Initiative where the NLI aims to bring personal computing and the digital world to everyone. Boasted as 'the UK's first sub £100 laptop', Elonex One, will become the serious rival for the Asus Eee Linux laptop.

Elonex One Linux Laptop

Elonex One, Compact Linux Laptop from Elonex UK to rival Asus Eee PC

For around £99 ($193), this compact linux laptop is cost less than half price of a 4GB Eee PC. The One equipped with WiFi connection that gives wireless access to internet, ethernet networking, USB ports and audio jacks and integrated with software for eMail, word processing and spreadsheets. As it is developed for schools, the functions are built to suits classroom needs, one of them are the hard wearing casing. The drawbacks of this is unattractive looks, compared to the Asus Eee, but it is still worth compared to its price.

I only got the above picture from its website, it looks bulky, but hey that's is what you get for the price, afterward the functions is the important thing.

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