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Viliv shows Atom-based S7 UMPC, S5 MID

updated 04:45 pm EDT, Thu August 21, 2008

Viliv shows UMPC, MID

Multimedia player and navigation device maker Viliv unveiled a couple of interesting portable consumer devices at the Intel Development Forum this week, including the S7 UMPC and S5 Mobile Internet Device (MID). The 7-inch S7 features a swiveling touch screen with a resolution of 1,024x600 resolution and packs Intel's Atom processor in either 1.3GHz, 1.6GHz or 1.86GHz guises along with 1GB of RAM memory. The specs get even better, as Viliv promises a choice of 30GB or 60GB hard disk drives, 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR support, with a battery life rated at over eight hours.

The small footprint of the S7 will also house a WiMAX (WiBro in South Korea) or HSDPA module for 3G data network access, depending on the market it will be launched in, as well as SiRF Star 3 GPS module. In supported markets, a DMB TV tuner will be included, with H.264 vidoes supported in 1080i resolution when Windows Vista is preloaded. Otherwise, users can expect 720p video support when running Windows XP Home.

The S5 MID sports a 4.8-inch display with 800x640 resolution, and also uses an Atom processor, though choices are restricted to 1.3GHz or 1.6GHz speeds. It forgoes a keyboard but allows for fast Internet browsing thanks to its optional 3G module. Like Viliv's core products, it also acts as a multimedia player, with a battery life rating of 6.5 hours of movie playback, with browsing expected to drain the battery in about five hours. A hard drive will be optional, and Windows XP will be the OS, though Vista may be optional. DMB TV will also be supported in markets that offer it.

Unfortunately, information on pricing nor in which countries the S7 and S5 will be available has not been announced, though the S5 will launch in Korea by the end of the year in Korea and the S7 is expected to launch in the first quarter of 2009. [via UMPC portal]


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