Toshiba Pocket PC Adds Memory and Wi-Fi

By allNetDevices Staff

March 12, 2003

The new Pocket PC e750 series offers more storage and integrated 802.11b.

Toshiba Computer Systems Group has launched a new Pocket PC with increased memory and built-in wireless capabilities.

The $599 Pocket PC e750 includes 96MB of memory, of which 32MB is dedicated NAND flash memory. Toshiba said that applications, files or programs stored in NAND flash memory will remain intact even if the battery of the PDA runs down or if the unit needs to be reset.

Powered by a 400MHz Intel PXA255 XScale processor, the Pocket PC e750 features a 16-bit color screen and built-in CompactFlash II and Secure Digital expansion slots. It also offers integrated Wi-Fi, complementing Toshiba's wireless hotspots initiative.

In addition, the device is also prepared for voice over IP (VoIP) capabilities through an optional hands-free headset via the integrated headphone/microphone jack.

According to Gartner Dataquest, Toshiba was the second-leading Pocket PC vendor in the United States in 2002.

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