Wyse X90 and X90e (12.1″ Widescreen)

Wyse X90 X90e
Summary: 12.1″ Widescreen, Thin-Client (no harddrive), fanless, VIA Ultra Low Voltage CPU
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This page last updated: February 17, 2008

Product Name: Wyse X90 and X903
Official Page: Wyse.com
Manufacturer: Wyse
Announced: September 10, 2007
Status: In production (Feb 2008)
Price: X90: $599, X90e: $679 (goes up $100 after Oct 31, 2007)
Markets: Worldwide

– X90
– X90e: Adds Smart Card and Bluetooth 2.0

– Fanless
– No harddrive – everything is run through a data center for security purposes
– Long battery life (5-7 hours)

Manufacturer’s Description:
The Wyse X90 is the advanced mobile thin computer. With a high-performance energy conserving Via C7M ULV processor, the Wyse X90 mobile thin computer gives you all the power and flexibility you need as a mobile user. It comes with a fanless design and no hard disk which means that there are no moving parts and longer lifespan. Other features include a 12.1” Widescreen WXGA TFT LCD screen which delivers the best performance for graphics applications. Because the Wyse X90 mobile thin computer is designed for access to applications that are fully managed in the data center, it is inherently secure from viruses and other malicious software attacks. With a slim design and less than 4lbs of weight it is ideal for the road warriors.

Wyse X90 X90e

CPU: VIA C7-M Ultra Low Voltage (ULV) 1.2GHz
Chipset: VIA
Front-side Bus:
Memory Capacity: 512MB (expandable to 2GB)

Display: 12.1″ TFT LCD
Resolution: 1280×800
Widescreen: Yes
Touchscreen: No
Graphics Chipset:
Graphics Memory:
Other: VGA Out

Hard Drive Type: Flash-Memory Based (SSD)
Hard Drive Capacity: 512MB
Optical: No

Wireless: 802.11b/g
Ethernet: 10/100Base-T Fast Ethernet
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.0 on X90e
Mobile Broadband: Works with 3G cellular networks

Audio Chipset: High Definition Audio
Internal Speakers/Microphone: 2x Stereo Speakers
Audio I/O: Line-out (speakers), line-in (microphone)
USB: 3x USB 2.0
Firewire: No
PC Card: 1x ExpressCard 34/54
Flash/Memory Card Reader:
Keyboard/Mouse: Fullsize Keyboard, Touchpad

Trusted Platform Module (TPM):
Other: 802.1x WPA and WPA2 extensible security protection

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows XPe SP2 Wyse Feature Release 1 (WFR1)
Other Software: Supports RDP 6.x, ICA® 10.x: Connectivity and access to applications running on a separate server through Windows Terminal Services, Citrix and VMware Platforms
Warranty: 1 year limited, 6 months battery

Options: Standard 6-cell, 9-cell optional
Battery Life: 5-7 hours battery life

Width: 11.69 inches / 297mm
Depth: 8.26 inches / 210mm
Height: 1.2 – 1.35 inches / 31 – 34.5mm
Weight: 3.88 pounds / 1.76kg (withy 6-cell battery)

Wyse X90 and X90s Reviews and Articles:
Product Brochure at Wyse.com – PDF/Acrobat format
ComputerWorld – September, 2007
The Register – September, 2007
jkOnTheRun – September, 2007 – Commentary