OQO Model 02

OQO Model 02

Update: Model OQO 02 has been refreshed – September 10, 2007

Summary: 5″ sliding widescreen/touchscreen, weight: 1 pound, VIA C7M ULV, Currently produced/sold

Similar Laptops:
– Replaces the OQO Model 01+
– Similar in size to Sony VAIO UX
– Similar in size to Toshiba Libretto U100 / U105
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Product Name: OQO Model 02
Official Page: OQO.com
Manufacturer: OQO
Announced:
Available: January 2007
Status: Currently produced/sold
Price: Starting at $1499 (see Manufactur’s site for details)
Markets: Worldwide

Models:
“good” : $1499, 1.2GHz CPU, Windows XP Home, 30GB HDD, 512MB Memory
“better” : $1699, 1.5GHz CPU, Windows XP Professional, 60GB HDD, 512MB Memory
“best” : $1849, 1.5GHz CPU, Windows Vista or XP Pro, 60GB HDD, 1GB Memory

Features:
– Tiny – 5″ screen, weighing around 1 pound
– Slide screen that can cover the keyboard and reduce the size
– Includes replaceable screen protectior
– Universal power supply
– Spare track stick cap
– Magnesium alloy chassis
– Several antennas wired into chassis for various wireless connections
– Shock-mounted hard drive with drop detection
– Backlit keyboard
– Ambient light sensor

Improvements over previous model:
– Improved CPU
– 2x improved cooling design

Manufacturer’s Description:
Weighing a mere one pound, the model 02 features innovations including 5″ sliding WVGA LCD screen, integrated thumb keyboard and track stick, and capacitive TouchScrollersâ„¢. Available with 1.5GHz CPU, 60GB HDD, and 1GB RAM, the model 02 computer supports Microsoft’s next generation operating system, Windows Vistaâ„¢ for anytime/anywhere productivity. The model 02 delivers extended and uncompromised access to the internet, email, and business applications with the built-in EV-DO WWAN option.

Specifications:
CPU: VIA C7M ULV (Ultra Low Voltage) – 1.2GHz or 1.5GHz
Chipset: VIA-based
Front-side Bus:
Memory: 533MHz DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Capacity: 512MB – 1GB (1 slot)

Graphics/Display:
Display: 5″
Resolution: 800×480 (1000×600 and 1200×720 interpolated modes using zoom feature)
Widescreen: Yes
Touchscreen: Yes (Active Digitizer)
Graphics Chipset: VIA VX700 with integrated GPU
Graphics Memory: Shared
Other: VGA, HDMI, DVI Out (adapters)

Storage:
Hard Drive Type: 1.8″ ATA 100
Hard Drive Capacity: 30GB or 60GB
Optical: External
Other: Shock-mounted hard drive with drop detection

Connectivity:
Wireless: Atheros tri-mode 802.11a/b/g with diversity
Modem: No – optional USB
Ethernet: Adapter included
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.0
Mobile Broadband: Wireless WAN (optional): Integrated EV-DO modem

Input/Output:
Audio Chipset: AC97 Compatible, HD Audio capable
Internal Speakers/Microphone: Microphone, 1x Speaker
Audio I/O: Line-out, Line-in
USB: 1x USB 2.0
Firewire: No
PC Card: No
Flash/Memory Card Reader:
Keyboard/Mouse: 85-key, TouchPad, Track Stick
Other: Docking connector/replicator available

Security:
Biometric/Fingerprint: No
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): No
Other: Security Cable Lock Slot, VIA Padlock hardware AES encryption engine

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Business, orWindows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Home
Other Software:
Warranty: 1 year limited warranty, can upgrade to and 3 year extended express
OQO Model 02 Drivers: OQO.com/Support

Battery:
Options: Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) Polymer – 4500mAh (standard), optionally: 9000mAh (double capacity)
Battery Life: 3hrs (standard) 6 hours (double)

Dimensions:
Width: 5.6 inches / 142.2mm
Depth: 3.3 inches / 83.8mm
Height: 1 inches / 25.4mm
Weight: 1 pound / 0.5kg (with standard battery)

OQO Model 02 Reviews and Articles:
Fast Company – Article about OQO, April 30, 2008
Trusted Reviews – Review, August 20, 2007
BusinessWeek – March, 2007 Review
PC Magazine – January, 2007
LAPTOP Magazine – January 2007, Review
MSNBC – January 2007, Review