The whole Ultra Mobile PC (UMPC) moniker has been confusing since the launch of the handheld devices, especially since the decision was made somewhere to drop the Origami codename. Since Ultra Mobile PC is a generic term people have been calling any small handheld a UMPC, even those that run Windows CE, and UMPC enthusiasts have been running around the web correcting all of the misinformation.
I just received the latest Mobile PC Newsletter from Microsoft and was surprised to see this:
This confuses me even more than before as to what makes an "official" UMPC. It certainly isn’t price. I guess this makes the newly announced Sony UX models with Vista official UMPCs, too.