It's expected Microsoft may launch it's gadget that targets the Apple iPod as soon as March 9, the first day of CeBIT.
The New York Times news-paper on Friday said the new device is a smaller incarnation of a tablet personal computer designed primarily for entertainment. According to the report cited by Reuters, the first models will have roughly 8” (20.3 cm) screens and sell for about $1000 each, depending on the functions. Later versions may be smaller, with 4” screens.
Recently it was reported that Microsoft Corp. was planning a product that would compete against Apple’s iPod music and video player.
Intel Corp.’s processors and, probably, some other system components, are expected to be used in the Origami devices. Nevertheless, technical specifications of the products are unknown at this time.