Could the third time be a charm for MIU and their Hybrid Dual Portable Computer? The latest device iteration follows the two before it and neither of those truly panned out. Perhaps the time is right for a fully converged handheld with two processors and two screens?
Yup, the HDPC has an ARM CPU for handling phone capabilities and other light functions on the WindowsCE side. But there’s an Intel Atom that was dropped in place of a VIA CPU to handle Windows XP. We’ve seen that handheld-computing model before and while it sounded great on paper, it never became a widespread reality.
I do like the two-screen concept though. On the outside is a QVGA AMOLED panel that flips up to reveal a QWERTY keypad and a larger WVGA screen. For the record: MIU has leap-frogged the wireless industry based on the claim that this is a 5G device. Take that 3G handset owners! Even better: based on this chart from the product page, this single product replaces thirteen other devices you might have around the house. Such a deal, no?