$100 laptop, sounds crazy, but it’s feasible to get one. Enter One Laptop per Child, non-profit association dedicated to research to develop a $100 laptop. It’s objective is to provide children around the world with new opportunities to explore, experiment, and express themselves.
Although at first glance, it seems like impossible to build a $100 laptop, the project persist on using readily available cheap materials and rationalised that laptops nowadays are bloated with redundant features.
The project has made significant achievement when its first generation prototype boots GNU/Linux complete with full working desktop. The second generation design is in plan and will use a more power-efficient integrated Geode-based AMD chip.
Here’s the hardware specification for building $100 laptop : Harware specifications