Following its rollout to British schools in March, the BBC Micro:bit mini computer is now up for pre-orders for regular users. The mini computer starts at GBP 13 (roughly Rs. 1,300).
To recall, the BBC had earlier this year hinted at the possibility of making the mini computers available to the general public later this year, and it has gone ahead with its plans. In a blog post earlier this week, BBC said it had managed to deliver nearly 750,000 Micro:bit units to students in the UK, or across roughly 80 percent of the secondary schools in the country.
The BBC Micro:bit mini computer is priced at GBP 13 for the standalone computer, and GBP 15 (roughly Rs. 1,500) for the starter bundle including a battery pack and a USB cable, and both are listed on Element 14.