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$100 laptop in Europe

It's the 'give one get one - one laptop per child' scheme. Now in Europe, but at £268/313 euros.

BBC NEWS | Technology | European debut for '$100 laptop'
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I read the BBC article, but I don't get it - who is making this machine, and is it any good. £268 doesn't sound that cheap for a small basic laptop, I bought and Acer Aspire One a few months ago for £300 and they're now down to £250 and it's a good little machine. If the manufacturers hit their target of $100US then that would be a bargain. But if it's $188 in the US how come it will be so much more in Europe?
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Buy one (don't) get one (not) free

I think you are paying for two, you get one and someone else in a poorer country gets the other ...

hence half the price and it'sa bit nearer ....
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Understood, thanks. Do you know where I can find the details for it?
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