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(Another) new Linux-based PDA to be showcased at Comdex

Nov 11, 2001 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive — 1 views

Korean manufacturers HNT Co., Ltd. and Hangil Telecom have announced that they are jointly developing a new Linux-based PDA which will be released in the first quarter of 2002. A prototype of the new device will be on display this week at Comdex/Fall, in the Piassa Suite of the Venetian Resort and Casino hotel.

Here is a summary of the features and specifications of the new HanGil Model C3224 Linux-based multimedia PDA . . .

  • Based on 206MHz Intel SA-1110 StrongARM system-on-chip processor
  • Display: 3.8-inch full color Quarter VGA (240 x 320 pixel) TFT LCD with touchpad
  • Memory: 16MB SDRAM; 16MB Flash
  • Battery: Li-ion, 1050 mAH
  • I/O: USB (slave mode); IrDA; RS232C
  • Expansion: CompactFlash Type I/II
  • Hardware-assisted MP3 player
  • Option: built-in Digital FM stereo radio
  • Built-in speaker and microphone; stereo headphone jack
  • Accessories: docking cradle with USB interface cable (optional RS232C serial cable); stereo earphone; stylus/pen; AC/DC adapter
  • Size: 82 x 132 x 16.4 mm
  • Weight: 168g (approx.)
  • Operating system: MIZI Linuette Embedded Linux
  • GUI: based on Trolltech Qt/Embedded
  • PIM apps: addresses, calendar, todo, memo
  • Other apps: email, web browser, MP3 player, word processing, spreadsheet, PPT viewer, PDF viewer
  • Utilities: handwriting recognition, voice recorder, text viewer, image viewer, PC connectivity, file manager, various system accessories
  • Option: Embedded Java VM

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