Last week, the first rumors surfaced on a series of GPS-enabled Pocket PCs being developed by Fujitsu-Siemens. Now, some additional information is available on these models.
According to information gathered by FirstLoox.org, the first two models in this series will be the Pocket Loox N500 and N520.
Both of them will have built-in GPS receivers and 64 MB of RAM, but will have different amounts of memory. The N520 will have 128 MB of ROM, while the N500 will have 64.
In addition, the N520 will include WiFi (802.11g). Both models are expected to include Bluetooth as well.
They will have a SirfStar III, 20-channel, GPS receiver and an integrated antenna, not an external one.
Earlier rumors spoke of two more handhelds in this series, including a possible VGA model and another with cellular-wireless capabilities, but this latest information doesn’t mention these.
Unfortunately, that’s all that’s known about the Pocket Loox N500 series at this point.
None of the leaked information has revealed anything about processor speeds, the number and type of memory card slots, the size of these handhelds, and so on.
In addition, there has been no word yet on what any of these Pocket PCs will cost, or when they will be available.
When the N500 series does hit the market, it is unlikely to be officially released in the United States. Those in this country interested in Fujitsu-Siemens’ last high-end Pocket PC had to buy it through gray marketers like eXpansys.