New Clie Announced – Welcome the Sony Clie PEG-UX50 (pictures)

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Sony is waiting until tomorrow to announce this device in the US, but the Clie UX-50 is showing up on their Japanese site already. The spec sheet and pictures will have many of you salivating, mini-laptop anyone?

Exact availability and pricing is not yet known, but based on past history and what we know to this point, it looks like the UX 50 will command $649 – $699 and be released at some point in Q3. We’ll certainly bring you more news as it’s released.

Here are the know specs thus far:

Operating System: Palm OS v5.2
Dimensions: 4.1″ x 3.4″ x .75″
Weight: 6.2 ounces
Processor: 300MHz ARM926 Processor (Sony Handheld Engine)
Wireless: Integrated Bluetooth and WiFi
RAM: 16MB RAM, 22MB Internal Media, 16MB Backup RAM
Expansion Slot: Memory Stick, USB
Battery Type: Lithium Ion Polymer
Audio Out: Mono Speaker, Stereo Jack
Audio In: Microphone
Display: Transflective
Keyboard: Integrated QWERTY with backlight
Handwriting Recognition: Yes
Resolution: 480 x 320 pixels, landscape orientation
Digital Camera: Integrated 640 x 480 pixels
Other Hardware:

USB cradle

And a few pictures:


There are many more pictures are the following sites:

Sony Japan
PC Watch News Article
ASCII 24 News Article




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