OQO Introduces a Tablet PC Edition of the Model 01+

Industry's First Ultra Mobile PC Now Converts Into a Windows XP-based Tablet

PC - Ideal for Sliding Into a Handbag, Lab Coat or Shirt Pocket



Jan 04, 2006, 00:00 ET from OQO, Inc.

    SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- OQO today announces the Tablet
 Edition of its newest ultra mobile computer, the OQO model 01+. Now the
 smallest and most portable PC available running Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC
 Edition 2005, the OQO model 01+ Tablet Edition is the size of a handheld and
 as powerful as a full-size notebook computer. Ideal for mobile professionals,
 sales and service professionals, and healthcare workers, among others, the OQO
 model 01+ Tablet Edition is a complete mobile computing tool with touch screen
 capabilities.
     "The OQO model 01+ tablet edition sustains our vision of providing
 complete Windows XP functionality in a truly pocketable form factor," said
 Jory Bell, OQO's CEO. "Now users can choose between the OQO's integrated thumb
 keyboard with trakstik navigation or simply slide out the 01+ digital pen to
 access XP tablet's advanced handwriting recognition, E-ink and navigation."
     "We strive to provide Tablet PC users with a variety of form factors that
 they can take with them on the go," said Chris Barry, group product manager of
 Tablet PC at Microsoft Corp. "We're pleased that OQO has built their
 transportable 01+ on Windows XP Tablet PC Edition."
     "There has been a strong demand for the tablet version on products like
 OQO's uPC," said Tim Bajarin, Creative Strategies. "This new product should go
 a long way towards meeting market demand."
 
     OQO model 01+ Tablet edition features include:
      Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 software
      Intuitive touch screen capabilities
      1GHz processor
      30GB hard drive (shock-mounted)
      512MB RAM
      4.9" x 3.4" x .9"
      14 ounces
      800 x 480 W-VGA 5" display (indoor/outdoor readable)
      3D accelerated graphics with 8MB video RAM
      QWERTY thumb keyboard with mouse buttons and TrackStik(R)
      WiFi(R)
      Bluetooth(R)
      USB 2.0
      FireWire(R) (1394)
      3.5mm stereo headphone jack
      Microphone
      Pen-based digitizer
      NEW support for screen rotation
      NEW support for network boot (PXE)
      Removable lithium polymer battery
      Battery life up to three hours, depending on usage
 
      Included accessories:
      Universal power supply with auto and air adapter
      Desktop stand
      Digital pen
      Carrying sleeve
      Docking cable with following ports:
      3D accelerated 1280 x 1024 VGA video output
      Additional USB 2.0
      Additional FireWire (1394)
      Ethernet (100/10)
      DC power
      Audio out
 
      Additional accessories (sold separately):
      VGA adapter
      Battery charging adapter
      Stronghold metal case
      Belt clip case
      Extended battery
 
     Pricing and availability
     The OQO model 01+ Tablet Edition is now available for $2099 and can be
 purchased in the United States from the OQO store at oqo.com/store, or by
 calling OQO sales at 877-676-6688. International customers can purchase
 through authorized international reseller eXpansys at expansys.com. The
 original model 01 remains available with prices starting at $1299.
 
     About OQO
     Based in San Francisco, California, OQO, Inc. has developed the OQO model
 01+ ultra personal computer (uPC), a full-powered, full-featured personal
 computer running Microsoft Windows XP in a pocketable form factor.
     Jory Bell and Jonathan Betts-LaCroix founded the company in 2000, along
 with a core group of engineers and product designers, and set out to shrink a
 Windows XP-based computer into a pocketable device. Their vision was to
 transform personal computing in the way cell phones revolutionized
 telecommunications.
 
 

SOURCE OQO, Inc.