Preview – Sony Clie SJ22 – Same Specs as the SJ30?

by Reads (20,950)

Unless I’m missing something, the new Clie SJ22 seems like an exact copy of the Clie SJ30. Sony’s Hong Kong site has posted the details regarding its Asian release. Even without breaking new ground, the SJ22 is a promising entry-level unit.

Here’s a rundown of the specs listed on their site –

PEG-SJ22/H Specifications
Category Specifications
Operating System Palm OS ver. 4.1 (English)
CPU Dragonball VZ 33MHz
Memory 16MB (RAM)* / 4MB (ROM)
Interface USB (x1), IrDA(1.2) (x1), Memory Stick slot (x1)
Display TFT colour display with Backlights,
320 x 320 dots, 65,536 colours (High resolution)
Others Jog Dial & Back Button
Power Requirements 5.2V (AC adapter) / 3.6V (Battery)
Battery System Lithium-ion battery (Built-in)
Battery Life Approx. 12 days**
Dimensions Approx. 71.8 (W) x 104.0 (H) x 16.8 (D)mm (Projecting parts not included)
Weight Approx. 139g (including stylus)
Supplied Accessories USB cable (for HotSync operation), Stylus, Protective cover, AC adapter, AC cord, Plug adapter, Hand strap, Installation CD-ROM, Quick Start Guide, Read This First***, Troubleshooting Q&A***, Handbook***, CLI Application Manual***, Graffiti card, Safety & Regulations Guide, End User License Agreement, Flyers

* Actual available space is 15MB.
** Based on an average of 30 minutes use per day
*** Included in the provided CD-ROM

Applications Included
Memory (Main Unit)
Palm Organizer Launcher ver. 4.13S Address Book ver. 4.12S Date Book ver. 4.14S To Do List ver. 4.14S Memo Pad ver. 4.12S Welcome ver. 4.0S Prefs ver. 4.0 Security ver. 4.0 Mail ver. 4.0 Calc ver. 4.0 Card Info ver. 4.0 HotSync ver. 4.0
Other Software Memory Stick Import ver. 1.1 Memory Stick Gate ver. 2.1 Memory Stick Autorun ver. 1.3 Memory Stick Backup ver. 1.0 Kinoma Player ver. 1.1 PictureGear Pocket ver. 2.1 PhotoStand ver. 1.2 World Alarm Clock ver. 1.0 CLIE Paint ver. 1.0 Sample Data (PGP) CLIE Demo
Applications for Handheld WebClipping ver. 4.0 CLIE Mail ver. 1.4 Memory Stick Camera ver. 1.1 powerOne Personal CLIE Demo Sample Data (Kinoma Player) Sample Data (PGP)
Applications for PC Palm Desktop for CLIE ver. 4.1 PictureGear Lite ver. 4.6 Memory Stick Export ver. 1.2 CLIE Mail Conduit ver. 1.2 QuickTime ver. 5.0 Acrobat Reader ver. 5.1
Trial Versions
Applications for Handheld BalanceLog Bump Attack Pinball MobiPocket eBook Reader AcidFreecell Zap!2016 Race Fever Amy Reiley’s Pocket Gourmet Amy Reiley’s Pocket Vineyard WorldMate Contacts Pro powerOne Finance Kickoo’s breakout TakTik Bejeweled!
Applications for PC Kinoma Producer ver. 1.1

PC System Requirements
Category Specifications
OS Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional
CPU Pentium 133MHz or faster (Pentium III 450MHz or faster is recommended.)
Memory 64MB RAM minimum (128MB or more is recommended with Windows XP.)
Hard Disk 128MB or more
Display High Colour or better, 800 x 600 dots or higher recommended
Others CD-ROM Drive, USB Connector, Mouse or similar pointing device

Visual Function
Picture Format PictureGear Pocket Format, JPEG (DCF: Digital Camera Format)

1.  IR port – information can be shared with other CLIE handheld or Palm OS devices.
2.  Memory Stick slot
3.  Power button

4.  TFT colour display with backlight
320 x 320 dots, supports 16 bit 65,536 colours
5.  Date Book button
6.  Address button
7.  Scroll button
8.  To Do button
9.  Memo button

10.  Interface connector

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11.  Jog Dial navigator
12.  Back button
13.  Stylus (supplied)

14.  Plug Adapter (supplied):
Adapter of CLIE Main Unit for both AC Adapter and USB HotSync Cable
15.  Plug Adapter Attachment (supplied):
Attachment for plug Adapter to prevent unexpected detachment of AC Adapter
16.  AC adapter (included)
17.  Power cord (included)
*Appearance (shape) differs depending on country.

18.  USB HotSync Cable (included)

19.  Protective cover (included)

The SJ22 is due out in the US mid-April at $200. A few merchants are taking pre-orders though. For more information, visit the Sony HK SJ22 site.

Thanks to izadwen for the tip! He’s won a free Pygmy Pouch universal PDA case for helping us out.

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