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New Linux handheld PDA coming soon
Posted on 20-Aug-2003 07:50 | Tags Filed under: News


New Linux handheld PDA coming soon
The brand-new Linux-based PDA MX-7 is due to hit the market this September, at a price of US$299.

  • CPU: 200MHz Motorola MX1 processor (based on ARM920T CPU core)
  • Display: 3.5-inch 320x240 TFT LCD with 65536 colors, touch screen
  • Memory: 32MB Flash, 64MB RAM
  • Expansion slot: SD/MMC card slot
  • Input/output interfaces available via sync connector: USB 1.1 client, RS232, PS2 keyboard/mouse
  • IrDA: 115kbps
  • Audio: stereo headphone jack; built-in mono speaker and microphone.
  • Options: 140pins socket reserved for CompactFlash module, camera module, BlueTooth module (requires extra hardware and software)
  • Power -- 4.2V 920mAh lithium rechargeable battery with AC/DC adapter
  • Linux-based operating system (based on Linux kernel 2.4.18, includes Trolltech Qtopia 1.7.0 for GUI, PDA software environment, PIM apps, etc.)

    Hmmm. Where is Bluetooth? And couldn't it have a better look?


  • More information: http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS7002126306...




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