The first Netbook using Google's Linux-based Android operating system is expected to released in the next three months.
The netbook to be known as the Alpha 680 and priced around $250 is going through final testing at Guangzhou Skytone Transmission Technologies.
The Alpha 680 uses a 533MHz ARM11 chip, has a 7-inch LCD screen and built-in Wi-Fi, but a two-cell battery that will last only two to four hours.
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The planned release of the Alpha 680 is in line with analyst predictions that the operating system developed for mobile phones would be used to produce increasingly lower-cost netbooks.
Android, like Linux and other derivatives, is attractive to netbook makers because it is free and enables them to further reduce the cost of the finished product.