Mio A201 Pocket PC with GPS

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 13 2005 @ 21:51 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Mio has launched a new PDA today with GPS functionality.

The next-generation SiRF Star III chipset and rotational antenna of this Pocket PC not only pick up satellite signals faster and hold them better, but also ensure optimal reception in both landscape and portrait positions. And you can connect a Traffic Message Channel (TMC)* antenna to receive up-to-the-minute road information wherever you travel in Europe (except in the UK and France).

Features:
  • CPU: Intel PXA270 312 MHz "Bulverde"
  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows®5.0 "Magneto"
  • Display: 3.5" Color Transflective LCD, LED Backlight
  • Resolution: 320 × 240, 65K colors, QVGA resolution, portrait
  • Memory: 64 MB Nand (Msystem) ROM, 64 MB SDRAM
  • GPS Module: SiRFstar III
  • Antenna: Rotating antenna supports both landscape and portrait display modes. When the antenna is rotated the system will auto switch to landscape/portrait.
  • Touch Panel: Resistive type Touch panel
  • Input Method: On-Screen Keyboard
  • Speaker: Built-in loud speaker × 1
  • Headphone: 3.5 mm jack × 1
  • Microphone: Built-in type microphone × 1 (Mono)
  • TMC: Reserve function - external
  • SD / MMC: For SD, SD I/O (support 4bit SDIO) and compatible with MMC cards (with dummy insert).
  • USB: USB 1.1
  • More details at Mio's website.


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    Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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