Fujitsu has announced its LifeBook UH900 as the smallest multi-touch handheld PC. Weighing less than 500g and measuring 20.4cm x 10.65cm x 2.38cm, the UH900 comes with a 5.6-inch touch screen supporting multi-touch with a resolution of 1280×800. This ultra-lightweight PC configured with a 1.6GHz Intel Atom Z530, 2GB of DDR2-533 RAM, Intel US15W chipset with GMA500 graphics processor, and a 62GB SSD. It’s also equipped with an SD card slot, two USB ports, and a webcam. Regarding connectivity, the UH900 supports b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, and inbuilt 3.5G (optional). Running on Windows 7 Home Premium, Fujitsu offers the device in three colors of choices: Mocha Black, Fiery Red, and Vintage Gold.
I like whenever OLED is featured on a new device. The new OQO model 2+ is one of a few OLED gadgets which is shown off during CES 2009 in Vegas. Configured with 1.86GHz Intel Atom processor and 2GB RAM, the 2+ doubles the performance of its predecessor. Other features: 60GB – 120GB HDD or 64 SSD; 5-inch touchscreen display (800×480); WiFi, WWAN, LAN support.
The upcoming UMPC from Dell just revealed across the net recently. It’s first spotted by the good folk from Gizmodo, Brian Lam. The code name of the UMPC still unknown, but some of its specs are already mentioned including three USB ports, VGA out, Ethernet port, and a card reader.
After a few weeks halting its current Vaio UX, Sony finally released its successor: UX 72, UX92S, and UX92NS. The new UXs are built upon 64bit Core 2 Solo processor such as 1.2 GHz U2200 and 1.06 GHz U2100. The other selling point of the ne UX is the adoption of SSD drive which offers 64 GB capacity. If you want to walk behind the edge, do not worry because Sony still offers the Celeron and HDD option. Sony planned to sell this 64bit UMPC in the middle of October 2007, so you need to wait a few weeks. No words yet about the pricing and the availability in the US.
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During Samsung 4G Forum 2007, Samsung Electronics presented its new WiMAX UMPC with codename SPH-P9200. The new SPH-P9200 allows you to browse the internet via WiFi. The most interesting thing of the UMPC is the folding QWERTY keyboard, it make the UMPC just like the desktop computer. In addition to the WiFi feature, this compact UMPC also allows users to VoIP phobe via Mobile WiMax. Other features include 5-inch toucschreen and 30GB of hard drive. However the pricing and the availability of SPH-P9200 is still unclear.
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HTC is already known as a unique mobile phone manufacturer, but now they diversifying its product lines by producing UMPC, the HTC Shift. The new Shift is configured with 800MHz Intel A110 processor, Intel GMA 950 graphics chip, 7-inch Display screen at 800×480 resolution, 1GB of ram (compare to 756MB of my desktop PC), and 40GB of hard drive to offer its user an excellent mobile experiences.
In addition to the high-end configuration above, the HTC Shift equipped with VGA out, USB2.0 port, and SD card slot. And regarding inter-connectivities, this UMPC support WiFi 802.11b/g, BT2.0, Quad-Band GSM/GPRS/EDGE, and Triband UMTS/HSDPA (Oh it does has phone functionality too). Don’t you ask how much it costs? it costs €1200 or $1,617.
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Measuring only 6.7 x 5.2 x 1.25 inch (170 x 132 x 31 mm), the LifeBok U1010 named as the world`s smallest UMPC available in the market today. The UMPC sports 800MHz A110 Intel Mobile Processor, 1GB of memory (max), 40GB HD, Fingerprint reader, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g, and 126MB Intel 945GU Express graphic which drive its 5.6-inch screen (1024×768 pixel resolution).
The estimated price about $1200 and will hit USA later this year. Interested users have an option to install Windows XP or Vista as the operating system.
Review Quote (CNET):
“Outlook: Though still not cheap enough for most consumers to consider as a complement to their existing notebooks, the LifeBook U1010 is an excellent companion for those who need a full-fledged operating system while on the move. However, its poor battery life on the standard cell certainly reduces its mobility factor. The extended four-cell battery is definitely a must if you want to take this on the plane.”
Fujitsu displayed it newest UMPC Lifebook U1010 during SEK 2007. Coming in convertible model, the U1010 powered by Intel Processor A110 (800MHz, 512KG L2 cache, 400MHz FSB), 1GB DDR2-400 of memory (onboard), 40GB(1.8″) UDMA 100 S.M.A.R.T, and 5.6-inch Wide SVGA Super Fine LCD (1024×600 resolution) touchscreen which is driven by Intel 945GU Internal Graphics (224MB, 3D Accelerator, AGP Support).
Regarding connectivities, the new Lifebook U1010 features WiFi 802.11a/b/g, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, and Standard Ethernet LAN 10/100. Equipped with 4(max) cell battery (7.2V at 5200mAh) the UMPC weighs only 580g. Available in Korea market for 1390 U.S. dollars, it also has additional feature such as fingerprint sensor to enhance the security.[via AVING]