Legend Pam 168 Now Available in China
China's largest PC firm, Legend Group, is now selling a Chinese language Palm OS handheld in China. The Legend Pam 168 features a color screen, MP3 player, dictionary and voice recorder.
The Legend Pam 168 has a 3.5 inch, 240 x 320 pixel screen that can display over 65,000 colors. It has a "virtual graffiti" area which can be hidden to allow full screen photos and ebooks.
The processor is a Motorola SuperVZ 66MHz. It has 16MB of storage RAM and 16MB Flash ROM. It also includes a SD/MMC memory card expansion slot and jog-dial for on screen scrolling.
It is powered by a rechargeable 810mAh Lithium-Ion battery. The battery life is rated to last through 20 hours of MP3 playing with the screen off. The unit includes headphones with built in volume controls.
Itís dimensions are (L)120mm x (W)74mm x (D)12.5mm (4.72 x 2.9 x .5 inches) and it weights 125g (4.4 oz).
It runs Palm OS 4.1 and users can choose between Simplified Chinese or an English language display. In addition to the standard palm os apps, additional software includes an Infra-red messaging app, e-book reader, electronic photo album, calculator, mail and a Chinese - English Dictionary.
PalmSource's operating system would power more than half of Legend's handheld computers within a year, said Legend Vice-President Lu Yan in a previous statement. Market researcher International Data Corp has forecast China's PDA market will grow 52 percent next year.
The official price is 2800RMB (approximately US$338), and according to the website, a free 64MB MMC card and leather case will be given to buyers while stock lasts. The official product page in Chinese is here.
Thanks to Tigger_bb for help with the translation.
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