First HTC UMPC coming in 1H 2007

Posted on Wednesday, Dec 27 2006 @ 06:38 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The first UMPC from smartphone maker HTC will be unveiled in the first half of 2007. The machine is codenamed Athena, it runs Windows Mobile and features a Marvel 624MHz processor.

Some more features:
a 5-inch VGA screen; a separate QWERTY keyboard which can combine with the screen to become a mini notebook PC; a built-in 3-megapixel phone camera with an 8GB hard disk drive; support for Wi-Fi, 3G, HSDPA (high-speed downlink packet access), Bluetooth and GPS (global positioning system), the sources pointed out. As Windows XP Tablet PC Edition and 7-inch screens are mainstream specifications for UMPC models, Athena is different in these two respects, the sources noted.

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