updated 01:40 pm EST, Thu January 11, 2007
OQO model 02 UMPC
OQO has begun shipping the model 02, its newest entry into the UMPC (ultra-mobile PC) genre. The company claims it has the world's smallest Vista-capable computer, measuring 5.6 inches long, 3.3 inches wide, and one inch thick (when closed). Until Vista is relased however, buyers will have to pick from three versions of Windows XP for the operating system, including Home, Professional, or Tablet PC Edition 2005. The 02 is driven by a 1.5GHz processor with 1GB of RAM and 60GB of hard drive space. Three different wireless technologies are supported, including Bluetooth, Sprint EVDO, and 802.11a/b/g. An optional dock allows users to connect directly to the implements of a full-sized computer, such a monitor, mouse, and Ethernet cable. A base-level model 02 costs $1,499.