Intel Pakistan Corporation has introduced the Intel-Powered Classmate PC, which would be used by students of classes VI to VIII in classrooms under the supervision of teachers and with the added option of parental guidance.
Intel has designed the mobile learning assistant Classmate PC for students. The Classmate PC is designed to provide affordable, collaborative learning environments for students and equip them with technology. The company has selected two government schools in Islamabad and one each in Lahore and Karachi. The Classmate PC has two versions. The first one is only 7-inch long with a price of US$ 230-240. It will be limited to the school segment only and will not be sold in the market. The other version is a 9-inch PC priced at US$ 375-400 and meant to be sold in the markets.