Award-winning ultra mobile PC now available with open-SIM 3G data access
LONDON, Dec. 5 /CNW/ -- OQO, Inc., creator of the world's smallest
fully-functional Windows Vista(R) PC, today announced availability of the new
model e2 with embedded HSDPA mobile broadband capability, providing customers
in Europe and Asia with widely-available high-speed Internet connectivity. The
OQO model e2 with embedded HSDPA is designed specifically to meet
international demand for anytime/anywhere computing with access to the
Internet and networked PC applications in a pocketable and ergonomic form
"Savvy individuals and enterprise users around the world are demanding
access to all their information and applications wherever they go," said
Dennis Moore, CEO, OQO. "We are seeing rapid growth in Europe and Asia, and
the release of the model e2 with built-in HSDPA positions OQO in these markets
as the leader in next-generation mobile computing."
The model e2 with embedded mobile broadband supports data access through
UMTS/HSDPA at 2100MHz, and is downward compatible with GPRS/EDGE networks at
900MHz and 1800MHz. Download speeds of up to 3.6 Mbps are supported. The
product is available SIM-free and network unlocked, allowing customers maximum
flexibility in selecting their preferred wireless operator and data plan.
Users of the model e2 have their choice of connectivity options, including
tri-band wide-area wireless, WiFi 802.11a/b/g and Bluetooth 2.0.
OQO pioneered the ultra mobile PC category, and earlier this year
released the first UMPC with embedded 3G mobile broadband capability for the
United States, based on CDMA EV-DO technology. With today's announcement, the
integration of 3G UMTS/HSDPA technologies further establishes OQO's commitment
to leadership in this growing category and to providing mobility solutions for
European and Asian markets. The OQO model e2 with embedded HSDPA is currently
not offered for sale in the United States.
With a suggested retail price starting at pounds Sterling 1099 + VAT, the
model e2 with embedded HSDPA is available immediately through multiple
international distributors and resellers, including eXpansys
(http://www.expansys.com) and Dynamism (http://www.dynamism.com).
"The recently launched model e2 has already been a hot seller for us. I
use one myself and it has revolutionised the way I work," said Roger
Butterworth, chief executive officer of eXpansys. "With the addition of HSDPA,
we are expecting even stronger demand. The OQO model e2 with HSDPA is the
ultimate mobile productivity device, and a great holiday gift -- it's on my
Based in San Francisco, California, OQO, Inc. has redefined mobile
computing with its groundbreaking products, including the new ultra-small,
powerful, ergonomic, and connected model e2 released in 2007. The OQO model e2
is a full-featured computer running standard Windows XP or Windows Vista with
an award-winning design and a pocketable, dockable form-factor that gives the
mobile individual or workforce true Anytime/Anywhere Productivity(TM).
"OQO", the OQO logo, and "Anytime/Anywhere Productivity" are trademarks
of OQO, Inc. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
(C) 2007 OQO, Inc. All rights reserved.
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