Remix OS on an affordable 11-inch ARM laptop

As the market for traditional PC experience some dip, other OS like Android has been gaining traction.  Remix OS which is based on Android has gained some attention as a powerful alternative desktop OS. It utilizes Android apps and sports good interface ideas. This is the reason one Chinese manufacturer, Allwinner, is keeping faith on using Remix OS to power its very affordable Chromebook-like laptop.

The company claims it will sell each unit for an affordable $79 to $99 range. As this unit runs on Remix OS 2.0, it can be a reality. The laptop is powered by a 64-bit quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 chip. It comes with a 1GB of RAM with 8GB of storage at its disposal. For the external dimensions, this laptop features a fairly standard size of 11.6-inch with 1366 x 768 display.  It comes with a plastic body, a decent keyboard and trackpad.

Also important to note, an additional unit is available with 2GB of RAM and with either 16 or 32GB of storage. For those who wanted a bigger screen, the company also has a unit with a larger 14.1-inch display. This has the same resolution with the 1 GB model and with an additional price of around $20. This device features HDMI, two USB ports, microSD slot, and a headphone jack. The company also revealed its 11.6-inch touchscreen convertible model that features an octa-core 32-bit ARM chipset. With this kind of pricing and specs, not to mention the Android environment, this laptop might be the one to bring new life to dwindling netbook market.

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