MobileMag has obtained pictures of the new Audiovox PPC5050 being shown off at the 5th Annual Wireless Internet Conference. It looks very similar to the second generation XDA by O2 and is scheduled to be released by Verizon late this year.
The PPC5050 uses Intel’s 400MHz Xscale PXA250 Processor and 64MB of RAM. This is enough to run any of the new applications designed for the Pocket PC OS. The device has an integrated GPS receiver giving it that extra functionality. This truly is an all-in-one mobile solution. Bluetooth or Wi-Fi can be added via the SDIO port, and only a mere 7.5 ounces the slim and sexy Audiovox PPC5050 resembles the highly sought-after XDA PDA from the euro manufacturer o2. The device will function on Dual Band 800 MHz CDMA/1900 MHZ PCS for Bell Mobility and Verizon Wireless. Availability will be 4th quarter of 2003.
This form factor is still too large for my liking, but it’s certainly a nice improvement over the last efforts. For a picture of the device in cradle and more information, check out Mobilemag’s article.