Motion Computing Announces LE1700 WriteTouch Tablet PC

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Motion Computing announced big news today. They have a new Tablet PC joining their line-up, the LE1700 WriteTouch Tablet PC. The LE1700 will have a 12.1" SXGA+ display with WriteTouch technology and your choice of either Windows XP Tablet PC Edition or Windows Vista Business as the operating system.

The LE1700 with pen. (view large image)

The LE1700 will be the first slate Tablet to have a Core 2 Duo processor, which I am sure will be popular with users. It will have a 30GB or 60GB 1.8" hard drive and will only weigh in at 3.3lbs. with the standard battery. This Tablet will be perfect for traveling due to size and good battery life.

Flat front view of the LE1700. (view large image)

Motion LE1700 detailed specs:

  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor Low Voltage L7400 or Intel Core Solo 1.2GHz Processor
  • Chipset: Intel 945GM Express
  • Storage: 1.8" Hard Disk Drive with 30GB or 60GB capacities
  • Display: 12.1" SXGA+ with WriteTouch (includes an active digitizer as well as a touch-sensitive display)
  • Graphics: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950
  • Base RAM: 1GB 667MHz DDR2 memory (upgradeable to a maximum of 4GB)
  • Video RAM: Maximum 224MB total with Intel Dynamic Video
  • PCI bus master enhanced IDE
  • Supports Ultra ATA 66/100
  • Integrated Novatel Wireless ES720 Wireless
  • Network (WWAN) module1
  • Atheros 802.11a/b/g card
  • Integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet
  • RJ-45 connector
  • Integrated Bluetooth
  • Audio: Motion Speak Anywhere technology
  • Microphone-in
  • Headphone-out
  • 2 x USB 2.0 ports
  • DVI-D custom connector
  • IrDA port
  • Secure Digital (SD) slot
  • PC card slot
  • SIM card slot
  • Integrated Fingerprint Reader
  • Motion/Softex OmniPass Security software
  • Weight: 3.3lbs. with standard battery or 4.3lbs. with extended battery
  • Dimensions: 11.65" x 9.64" x 0.74" – 0.87"
  • Batteries: Standard battery, Lithium-ion with 3 hour life. Extended battery has 6-7 hour life.
  • Warranty: Standard 1-year warranty

The Core 2 Duo version starts at $2,199 while the 1.2GHz Core Solo version starts at $1,999. View Anywhere and WriteTouch are a $299 upgrade. Orders are being excepted now and first shipments start going out March 30th. I am sure this Tablet will be a hit especially in specialized professions.

For more information visist Motion’s website.

More Photos of the LE1700 Tablet

The LE1700 with optional FlexDoc.(view large image)

The LE1700 with optional bump case. (view large image)

The LE1700 with antenna shown for integrated WWAN. (view large image)




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