[Chicago] OLPC vs Classmate
ianb at colorstudy.com
Wed Apr 25 18:35:33 CEST 2007
The Classmate PC is laaame...
I'd been under the impression it was just a slightly different class,
but it's barely any more powerful than the XO.
Comparison chart here:
Note that the goals for battery life for the XO are actually higher than
what's listed, though probably the standard they use for measuring it
doesn't work for the techniques OLPC is trying (the XO will be usable
even when asleep, so for some kinds of usage the power consumption will
be lower). Also, the XO won't use Lithium Ion batteries because of
Here's a nice picture of the Classmate's screen:
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