The Philippines’ Department of Science and Technology intends to distribute tablets to school kids across the country. Target cost per tablet is around 3,000 pesos. That’s about US$70 per tablet.
The goal according to the DOST is to replace books and notebooks. The DOST also intends that the design is robust enough for rugged use. The Philippines is an archipelago and many places in the country remain without electricity or clean water.
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