Cheapest laptop in the world on sale in Dubai

Carapelli's Impulse NPX-9000, the smallest and cheapest notebook in the world, on sale for $129 in Dubai

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By  Mark Sutton Published  August 4, 2008

The self-proclaimed smallest and cheapest laptop in the world, Carapelli's Impulse NPX-9000 is now on sale in the Middle East.

Taiwanese hardware vendor Carapelli says that the Impulse NPX-9000 is both the smallest laptop in the world, and the cheapest, costing just $129 (AED 473) for bulk orders of 100 units or more.

In comparison, the cheapest commercially available small, cheap notebook the Asus EeePC 700 series costs anywhere from $200-400, while Intel's Classmate and the OLPC XO notebook, only available for governments and education,  costs between $250 and $400, and around $180 respectively.

With a 7 inch screen, the Impulse NPX-9000 matches the smallest Asus EeePC, and comes with a 400MHz processor, 128MB RAM and 1GB of flash storage, running a customized version of Linux.

A Windows XP version of the machine, which should cost under $200, is planned for the future.

Samer Batter, editor of Windows Arabic is among the first to test out the machine - you can read his verdict here.

2521 days ago
Mohammed Anwar

I need cheap price new laptops in large quantity.cash ready. Any one interested call me.
00966594167120

3318 days ago
sohail teli

Jointech is going to launch its product sometime in September I just want to know from where I could find the detail and from where I can purchase it from in UAE...

3325 days ago
bunty

If anybody has any questions or wants to clear doubts please feel free to contact at me, bunty.p@carapelli.net or Tel 971 4 3933138 Thx. Bunty

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