They have the firm assembled boards completion date of for Feb 20...then the boards need shipping back to uk for global distribution...
They say it will be possible to buy a Pi before the end of Feb....(this month)
You have to bare in mind, "China" isn't just down the freeway and turn right....kind of thing...right?
but they are even talking about going to the chinese factory just to make certain the boards
are done for Feb 20.
just wanna get my hands on one really...
i am still looking for ultra low power quad core netbooks.....fanless and with no moving parts...SSD
(they are available just very thin on the ground......ARM based)