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Wednesday, June 14, 2006

UMPC definition

Craig Pringle has posted at his blog a dear explanation of how easy we can distinguish an UMPC from any other device.
In truth - it is not hardware that defines the UMPC category, it is software. Whenever I use the term UMPC or origami I am referring to a device that is running the MS touch pack.

Now, although it is software that defines the category (for me - feel free to disagree) because of the requirements Microsoft put on OEMs the software dictates the hardware. Specifically:

Hardware Specifications


  • Approximately 7" diagonal display (or smaller)

  • Minimum 800 x 480 resolution

  • Approximately 2 pounds

  • Integrated touch panel

  • WiFi- and Bluetooth-enabled