Up Close with the Samsung Q1 UMPC (pics, specs)

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Linda Epstein of TabletPC2.com attended the Samsung Q1 launch event in San Francisco. In addition to grabbing some fabulous pictures, Linda weighs in a bit with her “first impressions” of the Q1:

“Samsung’s US Q1 launch event took place yesterday in San Francisco.  The well organized and informative event gave us a a first look at their new Q1 Ultra Mobile PC. 

Starting at $1099.00 with 512 ram and a 40 gig hard drive the Q1 and its accessories will go on sale at www.bestbuy.com/ultramobilepc begining on May 7th, and will be in select Best Buy retail locations this summer.  The Q1 will also be available from CDW.com later this week.   Included in the box will be the Q1 Ultra Mobile PC, battery, wrist strap, manual, case and usb cable to transfer data.

H. S. Kim, the executive vice president and general manager of Samsung’s Computer System Division, used the Q1 for his PowerPoint slides during his demonstration.   During the demo he showed the top 5 uses for a UMPC:  Browsing the web- 84%, Checking e-mail- 81%, viewing MS office documents- 71%, Voice Telephony-69%, and writing documents in microsoft office-68%….”

Read Linda’s entire story here…



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