OQO introduces a Tablet PC Edition of the Model 01+

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. | January 4th, 2006 — OQO today announces the Tablet Edition of its newest ultra mobile computer, the OQO model 01+. Now the smallest and most portable PC available running Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005, the OQO model 01+ Tablet Edition is the size of a handheld and as powerful as a full-size notebook computer. Ideal for mobile professionals, sales and service professionals, and healthcare workers, among others, the OQO model 01+ Tablet Edition is a complete mobile computing tool with touch screen capabilities.

“The OQO model 01+ tablet edition sustains our vision of providing complete Windows XP functionality in a truly pocketable form factor,” said Jory Bell, OQO’s CEO. “Now users can choose between the OQO’s integrated thumb keyboard with trakstik navigation or simply slide out the 01+ digital pen to access XP tablet’s advanced handwriting recognition, E-ink and navigation.”

“We strive to provide Tablet PC users with a variety of form factors that they can take with them on the go,” said Chris Barry, group product manager of Tablet PC at Microsoft Corp. “We’re pleased that OQO has built their transportable 01+ on Windows XP Tablet PC Edition.”

“There has been a strong demand for the tablet version on products like OQO’s uPC,” said Tim Bajarin, Creative Strategies. “This new product should go a long way towards meeting market demand.”

OQO model 01+ Tablet edition features include:

  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 software
  • Intuitive touch screen capabilities
  • 1GHz processor
  • 30GB hard drive (shock-mounted)
  • 512MB RAM
  • 4.9″ x 3.4″ x .9″
  • 14 ounces
  • 800 x 480 W-VGA 5″ display (indoor/outdoor readable)
  • 3D accelerated graphics with 8MB video RAM
  • QWERTY thumb keyboard with mouse buttons and TrackStik®
  • WiFi®
  • Bluetooth®
  • USB 2.0
  • FireWire® (1394)
  • 3.5mm stereo headphone jack
  • Microphone
  • Pen-based digitizer
  • NEW support for screen rotation
  • NEW support for network boot (PXE)
  • Removable lithium polymer battery
  • Battery life up to three hours, depending on usage

Included accessories:

  • Universal power supply with auto and air adapter
  • Desktop stand
  • Digital pen
  • Carrying sleeve
  • Docking cable with following ports:
  • 3D accelerated 1280 x 1024 VGA video output
  • Additional USB 2.0
  • Additional FireWire (1394)
  • Ethernet (100/10)
  • DC power
  • Audio out

Additional accessories (sold separately):

  • VGA adapter
  • Battery charging adapter
  • Stronghold metal case
  • Belt clip case
  • Extended battery

Pricing and availability

The OQO model 01+ Tablet Edition is now available for $2099 and can be purchased in the United States from the OQO store at oqo.com/store, or by calling OQO sales at 877.676.6688. International customers can purchase through authorized international reseller eXpansys at expansys.com. The original model 01 remains available with prices starting at $1299

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