Originally Posted by holymadness
I hope this is more than a rumour. $100 mid-range tablets could be put to a lot of good use in developing countries. I'd buy several myself.
So far, low-income countries have to choose between junk like the Aakash and devices that are way too expensive. There's no happy medium.
A good low cost reader combined with solar chargers would be huge for villages that are way off the grid. Combined with the storage capabilities and the potential saving because the weight difference of a paper library vs an e-book library when moving from place to place for (nomadic) peoples.