Samsung Q1EX-71G UMPC loses QWERTY, gains 4.5 hours battery life
First spotted at this year's CES, Samsung's Q1EX-71G UMPC is ditching its original split QWERTY keyboard for a full 7-inch, touchscreen display with 1,024 x 600 pixel resolution, according to Samsung.(click for photo gallery)The device uses Microsoft Windows XP Tablet Edition running on a 1.
The device uses Microsoft Windows XP Tablet Edition running on a 1.2GHz VIA Nano ULV U2500 processor and flanked by VIA's Chrome9 HC graphics, 2GB of 667MHz DDR2 memory, 802.11b/g WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0, a SiRF Star GPS receiver, SD card slot, and a rear-mounted camera of unspecified pixel density.
The unit, which Engadget says recently passed through the FCC for approval, also features a 60GB hard disk and a 4-cell, 4,000mAh lithium ion battery for up to 4.5-hours of battery life, according to Samsung.
No price or release date has been set, but one online retailer has already stickered the device with a sub-$800 price tag.