New wave for Mobile+PC ------> The Ultra-Mobile PC
Wowow.....from last few days, I did mention a new mobile PC.....now there are more updates. There are already 3 companies would like to produce this mobile PC, they are ASUS, Samsung and Founder. I think most people may heard about first 2 companies. What is the third one? It is a company in China, yes, China....Amazing.
Asus R2H: Innovative Solution for a limitless tomorrow with built-in high-resolution webcam, integrated GPS, fingerprinter, SD Card reader, and Camera, the R2H is Asus' ultra mobile PC (UMPC) that is designed to fulfill the increasing need for an all-in-one device that enables professionals to stay connected, productive and secured on the go. The R2H platform personifies mobility, security, ease of use, and reliability in a cool stylish design.
Founder's Mini-Note: China’s first Ultra Mobile PC. The Founder Mini-Note features a 7" WVGA screen, 30-60 GB 1.8" hard disk, integrated WiFi and Bluetooth, two USB2.0 ports, and weighs slightly over 800 grams. Founder is targeting both consumer and commercial segments with its 7" UMPC. On the consumer front, Founder is pursuing frequent travelers, students, and fashion conscious females by delivering a cool stylish design. On the business side, Founder is targeting automotive, healthcare, and banking. Additionally, this platform makes for a nice gift and is available from many gift giving stores.
Samsung's Q1: A revolution in the digital convergence era slim, sleek and shining through with features, the Samsung Q1 is designed to match the demands for high performance mobile computing and the desire for digital convergence. Featuring fully functional PC power, instant multimedia, car navigation and the latest wireless technologies, all displayed on a stunning 7" touch screen. And at <800 grams, you can take it everywhere and do everything. With the Samsung Q1, it's not hard to imagine.
The Ultra-Mobile PC
The Ultra-Mobile PC is portable, lightweight, and configured to connect on the go. It’s the device that you’ll always want with you.
Featuring full Microsoft Windows XP functionality and the ability to touch, write, or type, the Ultra-Mobile PC is a powerful companion that lets you communicate, accomplish your tasks, and stay entertained and informed wherever life takes you.
With the UMPC you can take the Internet to places you never thought before.
A thing of the future...now!
get information on the hottest sales and promotions at the Mall while you drive by. YOU CAN
compare prices online while you are visiting a store and make the right decision. YOU CAN
get GPS information while driving or walking. YOU CAN
do email, or monitor work while standing in line at the DMV or at any other place you usually got bored at waiting and wasting your time. YOU CAN
surf the internet for the latest news while cooking in the kitchen. YOU CAN
download your music, videos, TV shows, photos and email, chat, IM friends…all from a small, thin device that fits in your purse!
Asus UMPC Price
After hearing the Samsung UMPC was expected to be realeased with a US$1,109 price tag, I was wondering what my favorite UMPC at the moment was going to be priced....
Heres the deal on basic UMPC specs:
* Windows XP Tablet Edition 2005, with Windows Touch Pack
* Intel Celeron M, Pentium M, or possibly VIA C7-M processor
* 256MB of RAM and up
* 800x480 (minimum) resolution
* 7" (diagonal screen)
* 30GB hard drive, or more (50GB and 60GB to be common)
* US$600-1,000 price tag
* USB inputs, Integrated touch panel, WiFi and Bluetooth-enabled
Here's the deal on the Asus specs:
1.3-megapixel front mounted cam for WiFi video conferencing
900MHz Celeron M
SDIO slot on top The ASUS Security Protect Management (ASPM) uses a special fingerprint sensor, which analyses not only the skin surface but the fabric beneath it.