The Korean companies named Kohjinsha have presented two new laptops in the market. The series will be called SA series and the two models have been named SA1F00A and SA1F00B. The laptops have 7 -inch wide screen and support AMD Geode LX800 and CS 5536. Both the laptops have 512 MB RAM which is extendable to 1 GB and have resolution of 800 x 480. They can also be connected to external monitor and the resolution will enhance to 1600 x 1200. The model SA1F00A will have a 40 GB hard disk and the SA1F00B will have an 80 GB hard disk. The laptops also have a USB -enabled T-DMB receiver, HSDPA model, navigation software, car use cradle and DC adapter. The SA1F00A has been priced at $754 and the price of SA1F00B is $ 930.
The Option Technology has launched a GlobeTrotter EXPRESS 7.2 card that can provide up to 7.2 Mbps HSDPA connectivity through ExpressCard slot in your notebook. As the name suggests when plugged this card will automatically scan for networks for HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE and GPRS. In order to provide the best and the fastest connectivity to your laptop. It will work with the 3.6 Mbps HSDPA and can be then easily upgraded to 7.2Mbps through firmware upgrade. The product comes with the ‘Option’s’ patented zero CD technology which means that you just have to plug it in to your laptops express card slot and all the software and drivers will be automatically up loaded to your PC/notebook. It is also compatible to old PC’s which use Type II PC card slots. The card is compatible to almost all the modern OS that the PC/laptops can have. The Options will start shipping the cards from January next year and with Cingular planning to launch their HSDPA service this card will and can take the full advantage of this Cingular’s endeavor.
Intel showcased their new WiMAX baseband chip. The chip is called Intel WiMAX Connection 2300 and was shown at the 3G World congress in Hong Kong. The demonstration was performed with a Intel Centrino laptop which had IEEE 802.16e-2005, IEEE 802.11n and HSDPA 3G capabilities. The chip successfully accessed the net at the speed which far exceeded the speed of mobile WiMAx network. The press release says that this WiMAX Connection 2300 will bring Intel step closer to integrated wireless on a chip. Intel is planning to ship the chip by the end of 2007 with possible commercial release in 2008.
We live in global village and the notebooks we carry with us should be compatible enough to get us connected anywhere in the world. The new HP Compaq nc6400 is the first tri-band compatible notebook which comes with integrated UMTS/HSDPA technologies of Cingular wireless. In US the customers have the option to get connected via Cingular’s high speed EDGE services where as elsewhere in the world the notebook can provide connectivity through UMTS/GPRS/EDGE. That’s 115 countries that we are talking about guys. Specification wise also this notebook is not a mean machine. The 14.1-inch laptops powerhouse is Intel Core 2 Duo processor coupled with Intel’s Graphics Media Accelerator 950 and option of upgrading the graphics card to ATI Mobility Radeon. The laptops are in for a late December launch will cost you $1,599. The customers can opt for a monthly unlimited Cingular Broadbandconnect for $59.99 with international plans also available. With $109 plan you will get connectivity in Canada and Mexico and $139 plan will see the connectivity spectrum increasing to 12 countries. Both the plans have unlimited home usage in USA.
The GlobeTrotter GT MAX HSDPA card marketed by Cingular and manufactured by Option for laptops allows mobile data roaming connectivity in 115 countries and mobile broadband in 12 countries. The card is available with Cingular at the payment of $49.99 with two years unlimited DataConnect contract. GT MAX3.6 has following features: 1) The card gives 3.6Mbps on HSDPA network 2) Is compatible to future upgrades when the data speed will increase to 7.2Mbps 3) Retraceable antenna makes it easy to carry with laptop 4) The card is tri-band compatible with compatibility to both HSDPA/UMTS networks 5) The cards GPRS and EDGE compatibility ensures that it can be used worldwide
Samsung announced its second generation Q1 Ultra UMPC during the press conference at Cebit exhibition in Hanover, Germany. The company has rolled its second generation UMPC with lighter weight and more power to rectify inadequacy in technology applied in original Q1 PC . Weighing just 690 grams this Q1 Ultra is 12% percent lighter than the original Q1 that weighs somewhere around 780 grams and is also slightly smaller in measurement that is 228 millimeters by 124mm by 24 mm. The PC is refined with some other changes too that include 7-inch touchscreen LCD with 1,024-pixel by 600-pixel resolution, hardware keypad that is divided into two parts on each side of the device and facilitates users to type while holding the PC with their both hands. The Q1 Ultra UMPC contain 800MHz Intel Corp. microprocessor, 1G byte of double data rate 2 memory, an external USB keyboard, mobile version of WiMax, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, WiBro and support High-Speed Downlink Packet Access networks. The prices are $1,300 to $2,000 depending on the processor you pick.
Gottabemobile has managed to bring in the news of the latest high-end Tablet PC dubbed LE1700 from the house of Motion Computing. The PC comes 1.5GHz Core 2 Duo powered and features a 12.1″ SXGA+ TFT LCD display, integrated WWAN, a fingerprint reader, built-in accelerometer, dual-mode digitizer, WiFi, Bluetooth, and HSDPA. Did I miss something? I don’t think so. The specs-stuffed LE1700 also has an optional WriteTouch dual mode feature. But, how much does it cost?
LG XNote C1 Tablet PC is quite a good looker. It just adds a dash of perfection with that smart CPU under its hood. This one is rather driven by Intel Core Duo U2500 1.2GHz processor, 1GB of DDR2 RAM, nVidia GeForce Go 7300 graphics and a 80GB HDD. LG XNote C1 is also compatible to WiFi 802.11a/b/g and Bluetooth. Full SRS WW HD 24bit high definition audio support is an add-on feature. It supports HSDPA and WiMax networks too. Via: Itechnews