Sony VAIO UX Micro PC UX180P (4.5-inch)

Sony VAIO UX Micro PC
Mfr’s Description:A full-size computer performance in a pocket-sized package.

“This model is an achievement in ingenious design,” said Mike Abary, vice president of VAIO product marketing at Sony Electronics in the U.S. “With this pocket PC, you can have the same functionality as your office or home PC in a device that fits in the palm of your hand.”

Availability: Late May (Country availability TBD)

* jkOnTheRun – May 2006 – Sony UX Micro PC- OQO we hardly knew ya
* CNET – May 2006 – Can Sony save the UMPC?
* Press Release – – May 2006

* TBD – To Be Determined
* This is not a true UMPC (Ultra Mobile PC or Origami).
* Actually has a fingerprint sensor
* Has 0.3MP camera for webcam, and 1.3MP camera for still photos.

Reviews at the bottom of the page.

Company/Manufacturing Information
Company: Sony
Company Website:
Model Name: Sony VAIO UX Micro PC (UX180P)
Product Page:
Type: Ultra-Ultra Portable? Micro Portable?
Introduced: May 2006
Cost (MSRP/Street): Starting at around $1800 USD (Subject to change)
CPU and Memory
Processor Company: Intel
Processor Model: Coreâ„¢ Solo Processor U1400 (Low Voltage)
Processor Speed: 1.2GHz
Bus Speed: 533MHz
Cache Size: 2MB
Cache Type: L2
Memory Capacity: 512MB – ? (Probably 1 slot)
Memory Type: DDR2-533 SDRAM
Memory Speed: 533MHz
Shared Video: ?
Systemboard Chipset: Probably Mobile Intel® 945GM Express Chipset
Hard Drive Interface: TBD
Hard Drive Size: 30GB – ?
Optical Drive: External
Display and Graphics
Graphics Chipset: Probably Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950
Screen Size: 4.5″
Screen Type: TFT LCD
Resolution: 800×600/480 or 1024×600
Widescreen (Ratio): Yes
Video Out: TBD
Touchscreen: Yes
Video Memory: TBD
Battery, Dimensions, and Weight
Battery Type: Smart Lithium-Ion
Battery Size: TBD
Mfr Estimated Runtime: 3.5 – 4.5 hours
Weight: 1.2 pounds
Height: TBD
Width: TBD
Depth: TBD
Protection and Security
Fingerprint Reader: Yes
Harddrive Shock Protection: TBD
Hardware Passwords: TBD
Other: TBD
Networking and I/O Ports
Wireless: TBD as far as chipset – it handles 802.11 a/b/g
Cingular EDGE WWAN
Ethernet: TBD
Modem: TBD
Input: Slide-out Keyboard
USB Ports: 1xUSB 2.0
Firewire (IEEE 1394): TBD
PS/2, Serial, Parallel: No
Infrared: TBD
Audio: TBD
PC Card Slots: No
Flash Memory Card: Memory Stick (and presumably Memory Stick Pro)
Bluetooth: Yes
Port Replicator: TBD
Other I/O: Two (yes two) cameras.
Software and Warranty
Installed OS: Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional
Drivers: TBD
Included Software: TBD
Warranty: TBD