Personal Communications Devices Introduces the X220 Netbook

Rotatable Touch Screen Netbook with Wireless Broadband is Perfect for Presentations, Video Conferences, Mobile Computing

MISSISSAUGA, ON and HAUPPAUGE, NY, Feb. 3 /CNW/ - Personal Communications Devices, LLC (PCD), a leading provider of technology products to wireless carriers in North and South America, introduces the X220 Netbook, the latest product from the company's Advanced Device Division.

Launched in 2009, PCD's Advanced Device Division expands the company's product portfolio for its carrier partners, creates new opportunities for its global manufacturers and strengthens PCD's position as a leading supplier of advanced communications devices including netbooks, Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) and other converged devices that are embedded with wireless communications.

The X220 is now available and offers a number of unique design features, including a rotatable touch screen that accepts handwritten input, making it ideal for field use, business meetings and other applications that require a portable, yet robust device.

The device has a built-in webcam, is Wi-Fi enabled (802.11g) and can be embedded with either a 3G EVDO or 3G HSDPA wireless module for on-the-go wireless connectivity. Additionally, the X220 has optional Bluetooth(TM) Technology, a 3 cell Li-ion 2200mAH battery and includes a 3-in-1 card reader (SC/MS/MMC), two external speakers and one internal microphone.

"Wireless technology continues to expand beyond traditional voice devices and with the introduction of the X220 Netbook, PCD continues its long tradition of providing the latest in wireless devices to its carrier partners and creating new opportunities for its global manufacturers," said Philip Christopher, President and CEO of PCD. "The X220 is the newest addition to the line up of new products from our Advanced Device Division that will showcase PCD's innovation and dedication to meeting the needs of our carriers, manufacturers and the marketplace."

    
    Key Device Features

    Display:              10.1" TFT LCD; 1024 x 600 resolution
    CPU:                  Intel(R) Atom(TM) N270
    Memory:               1GB (2GB optional)
                          DDR2: 400/533 MHz, 1 Channel So DIMMs
    Hard Disk Drive:      160GB 9.5 mm, 2.5 S-ATA (250GB optional)
    Graphics Processor:   Intel(R) Generation 3.5 integrated GFX Core (133
                          MHz)
    Audio System:         Two external speakers, one internal microphone
    Connectivity:         10/100 Mbps Base-T Ethernet
    Camera:               0.3M pixel CMOS via USB 2.0 interface
                          (Optional) 1.3M pixel CMOPS via USB 2.0 interface
    Communications:       Optional Bluetooth(R) Technology
                          One microphone in and one headphone out
                          One RJ-11port and One RJ-45 port
    I/O Ports:            3 USB 2.0 ports, One DC in, One VGA (15 pin)
    Card Reader:          3-in-1 (SD/MS/MMC)
    

The X220 is compatible with Windows XP and Windows 7 and can be customized based on an individual carrier's needs. Its sleek form measures 10.2 in. X 7.2 in. X 1.1 in. and weighs only 2.9 lbs.

About Personal Communications Devices, LLC (PCD)

PCD (www.pcdphones.com) is committed to bringing you the wireless world through innovative wireless devices and rich service offerings. PCD serves as a global gateway for technology partners, providing high-quality, reliable and versatile wireless communications devices including handsets, smartphones, messaging devices and wireless broadband modems to carriers throughout North and South America. Product planning and development on CDMA, GSM/GPRS and HSDPA platforms, technical testing, quality control as well as marketing and warranty support are among the offerings provided by PCD that differentiate it from other wireless industry suppliers. PCD is based in Hauppauge, New York, and maintains operations and support facilities in Brea, California and Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

SOURCE PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS DEVICES

For further information: For further information: Tiffany Guarnaccia, (212) 725-4500, TGuarnaccia@schwartz.com

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