As for the OLPC, Davies pointed out that the delay is due to increasing NAND flash prices. With the material cost increase, OLPC's quote was recently reported to increase from US$176 to around US$190, added the paper.Source: DigiTimes
Based on the original report it would appear that the decision to switch to an Intel platform has already been made, however, when Digitimes contacted Intel for confirmation, representatives of the company would only go so far as to say that Intel is working on a design for a second-generation XO, but added they were not in a position to comment on which CPUs OLPC will be using in future products.
Cheap notebooks to adopt Intel Menlow next year
Posted on Friday, Sep 21 2007 @ 17:26 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck