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The Thomson X5 Neo 10 is probably the cheapest laptop in the world; retailing at about $106, excluding taxes.

But, even if you are on budget, should you even buy this laptop? Let’s drill into this laptop and see whether it’s worth your $106.

Thomson X5 Neo 10 is available in black or white. The laptop is powered by a three-year-old Intel Atom processor, the X5-Z8350, paired with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, with less than half of it free because of the size of the operating system (OS).

It uses the bare minimum in terms of hardware to meet the requirements of Windows 10 OS.

The manufacturers behind this laptop decided to use a 10.1-inch display, complete with inch-thick bezels and with a 1,024 x 600-pixel resolution. This makes the laptop the only Windows laptop in the market to offer such a low resolution.

You do get Windows 10 Home, which costs as much as the laptop itself.  

Battery life is approximately 6-hour, a card reader port, two USB 2.0 ports, a 0.3-megapixel webcam, an audio socket and a microHDMI connector.

Talking of weight, it weighs less than 1kg; and that’s portable enough, given that its performance will be abysmal.

The only bright spot is the two year warranty which to many means almost nothing.

For the storage, you can spend a few bucks on a 128GB microSD card ($14.99 at Amazon) so as to improve its storage capacity.

You might decide to get this laptop for your little one but performance wise, the laptop will be so useless.


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