Samsung has expanded its range of UMPCs with two new arrivals. The latest Q1U-CMXP and Q1UP-V are making the way in the American market for the prices of $1,499 and $1,449 respectively.
The Q1U-CMXP is the successor of Q1 Ultra XP model, which was launched in May 2007. The new model incorporates HSDPA 3G cellular modem. Simultaneously, it also features other connectivity options such as 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR, 10/100 BaseTX. Users can stay in touch regardless their location with the help of the AT&T network.
On the other hand the Q1UP-V is powered by Microsoft Vista Business and promises the high PC performance. Attributes such as V1.5 split-QWERTY key caps, ultra fast 1.33 GHz Intel Core Solo U1500 Pentium ultra low voltage CPU and 2 GB of system memory make the Q1UP-V a perfect companion for frequent travelers. Besides, it is equipped with 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR, and 10/100 BaseTX.
Furthermore, both the new Samsung UMPCs incorporate a 300 pixel webcam along with a high-performance dual-array microphone and speakers, enabling face-to-face video chatting/video conferencing. Also a 1.3 mega pixel camera for taking pictures and recording video are provided with the Q1U-CMXP and Q1UP-V.
Talking about the newly launched Samsung Q1U-CMXP and Q1UP-V Bret Berg, senior product marketing manager of mobile computing products, Samsung Electronics America said, “With the growing adoption of Ultra Mobile Personal Computers, Samsung continues to lead the category it pioneered, by delivering high performance feature set solutions that meet a variety of vertical and horizontal market applications.”
“The availability of the Q1U-CMXP allows unlimited connectivity and the Q1UP-V delivers the latest Microsoft operating system with the horsepower needed for optimal performance. We anticipate that these Q1 Ultra models will be the most popular and successful additions to our product lineup,” Berg added.
Both Samsung devices are now available in the US.