Rumor Mill: Pictures and prices of Dell’s Pocket PCs

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Dell Cartera Pocket PC Information (and a few pictures) of the upcoming Pocket PC from leading PC manufacturer Dell, rumored to be called the Cartera, are beginning to leak out. Here’s what we know so far.

According to information leaked by Pocket PC enthusiast site Pocket PC Thoughts and French handheld site PDAfrance, the Dell Pocket PC, manufactured by Taiwan-based Wistron, will use Intel’s PXA250 XScale-architected Applications Processor. It will be available in 300MHz and 400MHz models. It will also have 32MB or 64MB of RAM (depending upon model), a 320×240 pixel 65K color transflective TFT screen, and two slots: Compact Flash type II (on the top) and Secure Digital (on the left side).

The device, rumored to be called either the Cartera (the Spanish word for portfolio) or the Clemente (likely its code-name), will come with a 1440mAh lithium-ion battery. Its cradle with have a second slot for charging an additional primary battery.

According to Thoughts, the device will launch on November 5th. However, documents obtained by PDAfrance lean toward a December release.

CNet’s writes that two devices, one that will retail for $199 and the other for $299, will be shown at November’s Comdex trade show in Las Vegas.



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