Small Linux SBC in the $50 price range?

Started by larwe February 6, 2010
I'm in the market for a couple of small Linux SBCs big enough to run a
JVM (no LCD required; this is a signal-processing application built in
Java). I don't care what core is on it, as long as I can get
performance equivalent to about a 200MHz x86 under 5W, and at least
one serial port (two serial ports, and some direct access to GPIO,
would be nice)

The FriendlyARM board (see below) is absolutely perfect but I don't
need the touchscreen and so forth - is there anything cheaper?