Samsung Electronics announced on Thursday that it is planning to put its
ultra mobile PC(UMPC) Q1 model, on worldwide sale in May. Samsung’s Q1 is
based on the Origami platform developed by Microsoft and Intel. It has a 7-inch
LCD (liquid crystal display) monitor with 22.7/13.9/2.6 cm dimensions and
weighs 779 grams. The Q1 is based on an Intel Celeron M processor running
at 900MHz. It has 512MB of memory and a 40GB, hard-disk drive. There is a
wired and wireless LAN adapter, Bluetooth, and a Compact Flash card slot.
Samsung’s tablet PC will be available from May 1st and will cost USD$ 1,264.
It will also go on sale in May in the U.S., Europe, CIS, and China where prices
are yet to be announced.

Samsung Electronics announced on Thursday that it is planning to put its
ultra mobile PC(UMPC) Q1 model, on worldwide sale in May. Samsung’s Q1 is
based on the Origami platform developed by Microsoft and Intel. It has a 7-inch
LCD (liquid crystal display) monitor with 22.7/13.9/2.6 cm dimensions and
weighs 779 grams. The Q1 is based on an Intel Celeron M processor running
at 900MHz. It has 512MB of memory and a 40GB, hard-disk drive. There is a
wired and wireless LAN adapter, Bluetooth, and a Compact Flash card slot.
Samsung’s tablet PC will be available from May 1st and will cost USD$ 1,264.
It will also go on sale in May in the U.S., Europe, CIS, and China where prices
are yet to be announced.

Samsung hopes to sell around 100,000 units of the Q1 in South Korea within
its first year on sale and for overseas sales to reach a total of 300,000
units sold over the same period. Origami machines run a tablet version of
the Windows XP operating system and are intended to fit in the market between
laptop PCs and PDAs (personal digital assistants).

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