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OQO model 2+ Adds 3G Support
      #32377 - 01/13/09 06:10 PM

OQO announced the model 2+ at this year's CES, a new model that's now based on Intel Atom processor. The new model will also lower the cost to compete with netbooks on the market, though the entry price will still a bit higher than the netbooks. The starting price is $1,199.

Here are live photos of the OQO 2+ from CES:

Feature highlights of the new OQO model 2+:


Designed for ultimate usability on the go, the model 2+ features an OLED display with an embedded touchscreen as well as an integrated backlit thumb keyboard and track stick.

For wireless connectivity, the model 2+ is equipped with WiFi 802.11a/b/g and Bluetooth 2.0.


Add the integrated Gobi Global Mobile Internet option to your OQO model 2+ and wirelessly connect to the Internet, even without a WiFi hotspot.

With EV-DO, HSPA, and open-SIM capability, enjoy fast, secure access to the internet and networked applications virtually anywhere.


The OQO model 2+ is now powered by Intel Atom processor (1.33GHz or 1.86GHz), and offers the compatibility and security of a full Microsoft Windows operating system and unparalleled connectivity options. With storage capacities of up to 120GB HDD, you can manage all your office and multimedia files. The model 2+ is available with 2GB of DDR2 SDRAM for quick system responsiveness. You'll enjoy improved video performance via Intel System Controller Hub US15W with integrated 3D graphics plus DirectX 9 and H.264 video decode support in hardware. For increased durability and performance, the model 2+ is available with a 60GB solid state drive (SSD) option.

Specs of the OQO 2+:


* 1.86GHz Intel Atom Z540 (also available with 1.33 GHz Intel Atom Z520)

operating system

* Windows Vista Business
* Windows XP Professional
* Windows XP Home


* Chipset: Intel SCH US15W (GMA500)
* video RAM: dynamically allocated shared video memory


* HDD capacity: up to 120GB (60GB also available)
* HDD protection: shock-mounted, drop detect technology
* also available with 60GB Solid State Drive(SSD)


* installed: 2GB (1GB also available)
* type: DDR2 SDRAM
* speed: 533 MHz


* backlit thumb keyboard:
o integrated touchscreen
o backlit thumb keyboard
o 58 keys total: 4 SmartLock keys, 18 function keys, & number pad
o dedicated mouse and zoom buttons
* track stick pointing device
* stylus (optional accessory)


* audio jack: 1/8" x 1 line in/line out
* video out: HDMI port, VGA/Ethernet adapter (optional accessory), HDMI-DVI adapter available
* 1 docking/power connector
* 1 USB 2.0 compliant port


# internal speaker and microphone
# stereo audio jack (line in/line out)


* type: removable lithium-ion polymer battery
* capacity: 4500mAh (standard), 9000mAh (double capacity)
* built-in fuel gauge
* estimated life: 3.5 hours (standard), 7 hours (double capacity)


* size: 5"
* native resolution: 800x480
* zoom: 1000x600 and 1024x768 interpolated modes
* screen technology: WVGA active matrix OLED (LCD also available)
* controls: ambient light sensor, adjustable brightness
* external display support:
o VGA, HDMI, & DVI monitors up to 1920x1200 resolution
o DisplaySense for detection and recall of external display settings
o simultaneous output to the internal display and one external monitor supported
*requires optional VGA/Ethernet adapter or docking station

wireless & networking

* Wireless WAN (optional): Integrated Gobi 3G mobile broadband (EV-DO and HSPA)
* Wireless LAN: Atheros tri-mode 802.11a/b/g with diversity
* Bluetooth technology: Integrated Bluetooth 2.0 with EDR
* Ethernet protocol: 10/100 available with VGA/Ethernet adapter (optional accessory)


* Computrace theft recovery support in BIOS (requires activation and subscription from
* trusted platform module: Atmel TPM v1.2
* asset protection: universal security slot


* chassis: rugged magnesium alloy
* size: 5.6"(W) x 3.3"(H) x 1.0"(D)
* weight: 1.0 lb with standard battery (weight may vary based on hardware configuration)

service and warranty

* warranty: 1 year limited warranty
* upgrades: 2 and 3 year System Care Express including accidental damage coverage
* Telephone support: toll-free technical assistance
* online and email support: online knowledge base and support available

included accessories

* standard lithium-ion polymer battery
* universal power supply
* replaceable screen protector
* spare track stick cap

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