A handheld combining cellphone and PC to be unveiled next month


Dual Color Technologies Inc. announced its plans to unveil a device, which combines Windows XP computer and a smartphone, running on Windows Mobile 5.0 at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) next month. The new device, called cPC, measures 6.5x3.3x1.2 inches. It targets mainly sales representatives and executives who do lots of traveling. The computer part of the cPC features:

  • Windows XP Tablet operating system
  • 1.5GHz C7-M processor from Via Technologies
  • 1GB of DDR 2 memory

The cellphone part, on the other hand, sports:

  • Intel processor
  • 128MB DRAM
  • 1GB flash memory

Both the computer and the smartphone feature:

  • 800x480 shared touch screen display
  • a 40GB shared hard drive
  • built-in speakerphone
  • 3 USB 2.0 high-speed ports
  • mini-VGA port


The cPC is expected to be commercially available in March 2006 for the price of $1,500.



Source: DualColor (via CNET)

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