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Intel's general manager for Europe, Christian Morales, introducing three Ultra Mobile Origami PCs — from Samsung, Asus and Founder — at CeBIT on 9 March.
Samsung's Q1 will be available in Europe from May, and will cost around €1,000 (£700). It has a 7-inch. 800×480-pixel TFT touchscreen, is powered by a 900MHz ultra-low-voltage Celeron M processor with 512MB of RAM, and has a 40GB hard disk. Wi-Fi (802.11b/g) and Bluetooth are built in, along with wired 10/100Mbps Ethernet, but other functionality, such as wide-area (GPRS, 3G) connectivity, GPS or digital TV, comes via add-ons (USB or CompactFlash). Like the other UMPCs, the Q1 runs Windows XP Tablet PC Edition with Microsoft's Touch Pack add-on. Samsung claims that the Q1's battery will last for "over three-and-a-half hours".