MIU's Hybrid Dual Portable Computer (HDPC) packs powerful punches with a long list of specifications. First spotted as a prototype back in 2006, it will be in the market in July for about $500. That's a really really good price! I know I would get one.
HDPC comes with dual operating systems (Windows XP/Windows CE 5.0 or Linux Qplus) and sports a PC keyboard a 4-inch display with 800x480 resolution that slides out and flips over for the cellphone interface and wireless internet function.
Here are some of the other specifications:
Up to a 1GHz VIA C7M ULV processor and 4GB of DDR2 memory
Unspecified cellphone radio
Maximum 1.3-inch 60GB hard disk (or 4GB SSD) and miniSD/microSD expansion
7-hour battery (or 90-hours at low power)
802.11b/g WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0
2x USB, docking port, stereo speakers, QWERTY thumbpad and mouse
A 5 megapixel camera
DMB mobile television and external GPS add-on
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