Open-source hardware... Main thing is that this one could enable us to get more/less options if we need.
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8.9 inch 1024 x 600 screen
VIA C7-M ULV processor @ 1.6GHz
DDR2 up to 2GB
2.5” 80GB+ HDD
Wireless Broadband Connectivity Modules:
Base Module Option 1: Bluetooth + 802.11b/g WiFi
Base Module Option 2: AGPS + 802.11b/g WiFi + AGPS
Module 2 Options: WiMAX or HSDPA or EV-DO/W-CDMA
10/100/1000 Mb/s Network Controller
Touchpad & Full Keyboard
1-2MP dual headed webcam
VGAx1, USB 2.0 x3
4-in-1 Card Reader (SD/SDIO/MMC/MS)
4-Cell, 2600mA Lithium-Ion Battery ( 3 hours )
240 mm x 175mm x 28(front)/36.2(rear)mm
Windows Vista® Home Basic
Ubuntu, Suse, G/OS
Only touch screen and SSD options are missing from the list...
Pricing is said to be ULCPC range, availability is still unknown.
As it's a reference design for others to sell, you will see it with different logos from many OEMs and ODMs. Everex got the early start at CTIA 2008.
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Tuesday, May 27, 2008