Considering PC and Laptop sales are down. And consumers don't have the money to waste on high price electronics. There will be more and more of these low price mini notebooks. Hitting the sweet spot between price, size, and decent specs.
Enter Fukato, a no name company that enters the fray with their latest offering. The EEE Like Datacask features 8-inch, 800 x 480 display, a 500MHz AMD Geode CPU, a 20GB hard drive, 512MB of RAM, and Linux OS. The Datacask will hit Europe in May for €279 (or about $440).