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Topic # 7322 5-Apr-2006 22:30
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does anyone have the know if the pocket pc 2003 ipaq HP4350 is able to take the microsoft 2005 OS ?
if not are they anticipating bring out a version that will be compatable


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Reply # 32385 5-Apr-2006 22:41
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If you mean Windows Mobile 5.0, then no it is not available for the h41xx and h43xx series. These devices have been discontinued for a couple of years already, before even Windows Mobile 5.0 came out.







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  Reply # 32386 5-Apr-2006 22:52
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ok that must mean the processor in the newer models have a faster or expanded processor.
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Reply # 32387 5-Apr-2006 22:55
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Not really. I had a h4150 until a few months back - it's still one of the fastest Pocket PCs around, and the best design ever.

Windows Mobile 5.0 uses flash memory to store data, and RAM for execution. It means devices need more flash ROM than RAM - and that's why new devices come with 64MB RAM/128MB ROM, when beforehand it was the other way around.

While flash ROM is slower, it also keeps all the information in case the battery goes flat. This is particularly nice with current devices, where users find Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3G, etc - all draining battery pretty quickly.







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  Reply # 32389 5-Apr-2006 23:11
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thank you for that..i have the 4350 with keyboard and i doubt i would consider changing or up grading to newer model as this one works real fine.
mate has a 4150 and he swears by his

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