Weeks of average income needed to buy an average priced consumer laptop in various parts of the world (Source: Intel)
According to Intel, laptops have become more affordable in emerging markets
It wasn't that long ago that putting aside enough cash for a laptop would entail an extended period of penny pinching for most people. As is the nature of technological change, as the years have gone by the computing power of the average laptop has increased while their size and cost has decreased. Data released by Intel at its 2011 Investor Meeting shows just how much more affordable the average laptop is these days for people in various parts of the world.
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