Kids are in an average are gadget lovers and they are game freaks. For obvious reason gadgets are the best gift options for them. If you have decided some techy gadgets to gift your kid, mini laptops are one of the best options you can go for. With $100 budget you can expect some reasonably good mini laptops for your gift purpose where you kid can play game, watch movies, as well as can browse web and can work on junior school projects.
Menq Easy PC E790 at $80 and the Cherrypal Africa at $99 are two best options of Mini Laptops under $100. The Cherrypal mini laptop has a small screen which is just 7", same as the Menq. Both the mini laptops come with 40 MHz processor, 256 GB RAM, and 2GB flash memory. Its lithium battery offers4 hours of use. The OS can be either Linux OR Windows CE.
The Samsung NC10 may look like your generic low cost netbook but this little system really delivers quality and performance far beyond that offered by competitors. The Intel Atom N270 is surprisingly fast and this model comes standard with 1GB or memory that is easily upgradeable to 2 GB's. It includes a 3 in 1 card reader and additional USB ports to accommodate external hard drives or external DVD players.
For consumers who want to for mini laptops under $100, Lanyu from Shenzhen, China is perhaps one of the viable options for them. This mini laptop comes with 266 MHz AK7802Q216 ARM processor, 128 MB of RAM, a 7-inch 700 x 450 TFT LCD display, Wi-Fi, a 1800mAH Li-Ion battery, and pre-loaded Microsoft's WinCE version 5.0 with 56K modem.