Today, at the Intel Developer Forum, High Tech Computer ("HTC") announced that its new mobile computer, the HTC Shift, will be based on Intel's new Ultra Mobile platform 2007. Here is more info from the announcement:
"With its revolutionary design, advanced wireless connectivity and comprehensive software applications, the HTC Shift is strengthened by the power of Intel's innovative Ultra Mobile platform 2007," said Peter Chou, chief executive officer of HTC. This combination provides users with the ultimate mobile computing experience.
Based on the Intel Pentium M architecture with optimizations to significantly extend battery life within smaller form factors, the Intel Ultra Mobile platform 2007 comprises the Intel A110 processor, Intel 945GU Express chipset, and Intel ICH7U I/O controller hub.
The HTC Shift combines the power of Windows Vista with an innovative QWERTY-based keyboard design and 3G connectivity. The HTC Shift provides all the power, functionality and connectivity busy professionals need in a sleek, portable design. Packed with advanced connectivity, the HTC Shift features high-speed global connectivity with Tri-Band UMTS/HSDPA, Quad-Band GSM/GPRS/EDGE, Bluetooth 2.0 and Wi-Fi. A multimedia maven, the HTC Shift leverages Windows Media Player 11 to provide easy access to music, videos and photos.
Key Features of the HTC Shift:
7-inch widescreen display
30-gigabyte hard drive
Microsoft Vista Business OS
Windows Media Player 11
WiFi and Bluetooth 2.0