The Australia and New Zealand distributor of the MS UPMC (Origami) Tegatech has been allocated their allotment of UPMC devices for the first production run. This run of UMPC devices is limited in numbers to the distributors worldwide, but both the US and Australia will be receiving the devices at the same time.
As such, they are taking orders now for people wanting to be an early adopter with the MS UMPC.
These are expected in late April 2006, which the second production run about late May – June.
Orders will be taken until numbers are filled. There is an AUD$85 charge for shipping of the device from Australia to New Zealand.
The device comes in two colours, black or white, with two models (256MB RAM, 30GB HDD or 512MB RAM, 40GB RAM).