NoiseEHC at freemail.hu
Thu Nov 11 08:42:39 EST 2010
Okay, I will rephrase my questions maybe I will get a real answer to them:
Is there any reason why do you use the latest and greatest Marvell SoC
instead of an old (and maybe cheaper) one? Like the tablets on the
"Marvell product platform page" do?
There were plans for touch screen and bigger display for the XO 1.75.
What happened to those plans? Do you use the XO-1 case because there is
what you have now, or because those plans were scrapped?
On 2010.11.11. 12:49, Ed McNierney wrote:
>> Two questions:
>> Here (under Tech Specs)
>> it specs the 10" tablet with an ARMADA 168. Why did not you go with that
>> processor? Would not that be cheaper?
> That's a Marvell product platform page, not OLPC's.
>> What happened to the bigger display and the touch panel plan? As I see
>> on the pictures the machines have the old 7.5" display.
> Again, those are Marvell pictures, not OLPC's, and Marvell has lots of other folks interested in building their tablets. In fact, the world is full of 7" 16:9 tablet folks.
> But the most pertinent answer is that we're talking about XO-1.75 right now, which is a laptop. An OLPC-3 tablet is a long way away and it's not really useful to discuss/speculate on it now. We're working on XO-1.75.
> - Ed
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