Samsung UMPC Coming to a Store Near You

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When Samsung introduced one of the first Ultra Mobile PCs (UMPCs), the company said the device, called the Q1, would be available only online. Today, however, Samsung announced that this model will be available in all the Fry’s Electronics stores across the United States, as well as in some Best Buy stores in Texas.

The price for this device, though, hasn’t changed. It still costs $1,100, much more than was originally envisioned for this class of mobile computers.

More About the Samsung Q1

The official specifications of one of the first UMPCs are:

  • Dimensions: 9″ x 5.5″ x 1″
  • 7″ WVGA Touchscreen LCD, 800×480 resolution
  • Intel Celeron M 900 MHz ULV processor
  • 40 GB hard drive
  • 512 MB of system memory
  • Stereo A2DP profile
  • AVS
  • Instant-on media functionality so it can quickly launch into a movie
  • Bluetooth 2.0
  • 802.11 b/g Wireless
  • 1.7 1bs.
  • Microsoft Touch Pack for UMPCs pre-installed
  • Windows XP Tablet PC Edition

  • More information on the Q1 can be found on Samsung’s web site or our Samsung Q1 first thoughts review.

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