Posted on 10-Jan-2008 12:10
Filed under: News
Everex has launched an Ultra-Mobile PC featuring the Open Source operating system from gOS. Measuring 9" in length and 2 pounds in weight, the Everex CloudBook is powered by an 1.2GHz VIA C7-M ULV mobile processor.
The laptop averages five hours of battery life on a four-cell, lithium-ion battery. The CloudBook also features 30GB of internal storage (4200 RPM PATA), digital video output (DVI-I), 4-in-1 card reader, 1.3MP webcam and 7" WVGA TFT Widescreen (800 x 480 native resolution) display powered by VIA UniChrome Pro IGP.
Everex is makingthe CloudBook available with 512MB DDR2 533MHz SDRAM and it can be expanded to 1GB. It also comes with ethernet and wireless LAN (802.11b/g) support.
"The overwhelming success of our gPC desktop generated countless inquires from customers seeking additional Open Source mobile platforms," states John Lin, general manager of Everex. "With the launch of the new CloudBook our vision remains the same: Provide mainstream users with their favorite applications wrapped in a no-compromise, low-cost, consumer friendly product."
The CloudBook, model CE1200V, showcases the gOS operating system and familiar applications from Mozilla, Skype, Google, Facebook, Faqly and OpenOffice.org. Available 25 January, the CE1200V will be available at Walmart.com for US$399.