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Magic Cap | Newton | Pen Computers | Palm | Psion/EPOC | Windows CE

H/PC Pro specifications

  Compaq Compaq HP HP Hitachi IBM LG NEC NEC Sharp Sharp Sharp Vadem Vadem
  Aero C-Series Jornada Jornada HPW-600ET WorkPad Phenom MobilePro MobilePro Mobilon TriPad Mobilon Pro Mobilon Clio Clio
  8000 2010 680 820   z50 Express 770 800 PV-6000 PV-5000 4600 C-1000 C-1050
Style Clamshell Clamshell Clamshell Clamshell Tablet Clamshell Clamshell Clamshell Clamshell Clamshell flipscreen Clamshell Clamshell Clamshell flipscreen Clamshell flipscreen
Processor SH-4 MIPS 3900 SH-3 StrongARM SH-4 NEC VR4121 SH-3 NEC VR4121 NEC VR4121 NEC VR4111 MIPS 3900 MIPS 3900 NEC VR4111 NEC VR4121
Speed 128MHz 75MHz 133MHz 190MHz 128MHz 131MHz 100MHz 133MHz 133MHz 80MHz 128MHz 73.7MHz 80MHz 168MHz
ROM 16MB 16MB 16MB 16MB 32MB 20MB 16MB 24MB 24MB 24MB   Upgradeable 24MB 24MB
RAM 16-64MB 20MB 16MB 16MB 16-32MB 16-48MB 32MB 16-48MB 16-48MB 16-32MB 32MB 16-32MB 16-32MB 32MB
OS CE 2.1 CE 2.1 CE 2.1 CE 2.1 CE 2.1 CE 2.1 CE 2.1 CE 2.1 CE 2.1 CE 2.1 CE 2.1 CE 2.0 CE 2.1 CE 2.11
Mic yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
PC Card 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
CompactFlash 2 no 1 1 1 Type II 1 Type II no 1 1 1 no no 1 1
SmartCard yes no no no no no no no no no no no no no
IrDA 4Mbps 115kbps 115Kbps 4Mbps 4Mbps 4Mbps yes 4Mbps 4Mbps 4Mbps 4Mbps 115Kbps 4Mbps 4Mbps
Serial yes (DB9) yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Parallel no no no no no no yes no no no no no no no
VGA-out yes SVGA no no yes 1024x768 yes yes yes yes yes no no no no no
USB no no no yes yes no no no yes no no no no no
PS/2 yes no no no no no no no no no no no no no
Expansion/dock opt. yes yes   ?? yes no no yes yes no opt. yes yes
Modem 56K v.90 int. 33.6K soft 56K v.90 int. 56K v.90 int. 56K 33.6Kbps 56K v.90 int. 56K v.90 int. 56K v.90 int. 33.6 soft 33.6 soft 33.6 soft 33.6 soft 56k V.90
Power Li-Ion pack NiMH Li-Ion pack Li-Ion pack Li-Ion pack Li-Ion pack Li-Ion pack Li-Ion pack Li-Ion pack Li-Ion pack Li-Ion pack NiMH Li-Ion pack Li-Ion pack
Battery life up to 7 hrs   up to 7 hrs 10-15 hrs 9 hrs 8 hrs 8-12 hrs 8+ hrs. 8+ hrs 12-16 hrs 8-10 hrs 3-5 hrs. 12-16 hrs 10 hrs.
Screen 10.0" 6.5" 6.5" 8.2" 7.5" 8.2" 8.2" 8.2" 9.4" 9.4" 8.2" 6.5" 9.4" 9.4"
Resolution 800 x 600 640 x 240 640 x 240 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 240 640 x 240 800 x 600 640 x 480 640 x 480 640 x 240 640 x 480 640 x 480
Backlight yes EL yes yes yes yes CFL DSTN yes yes yes yes CCFT yes yes yes CCFT yes
Colors 256 DSTN 256 STN 65k 256 64k STN 65,000 256 65,000 65,000 256 4096 256 STN 256 65k DSTN
Pen interface no yes yes no yes no yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Keyboard keys 83 62 71 77 NA 77 74 78 78 63 79 72 63 63
Keyboard 95%   76% 90% NA 95% 86% 92% 92% 87% 85%   87% 87%
Keypitch 18.0mm   14.4 mm 17.2mm NA 18.0mm 16.4mm 17.5mm 17.5mm 16.6mm 16.2mm   16.6mm 16.6mm
Cursor control TrackPad   pen touchpad pen TrackPoint pen pen pen pen pen pen pen pen
Size 11.0 x 8.6 x 1.0 7.3 x 3.9 x 1.6 7.4 x 3.7 x 1.3 9.7 x 7.0 x 1.3 8.7 x 6.3 x 1.2 10.2 x 8.0 x 1.0 9.3 x 5.9 x 1.0 9.6 x 5.2 x 1.1 9.6 x 7.4 x 1.1 11.25 x 8.75 x 0.9 9.3 x 7.9 x 1.5 7.3 x 3.7 x 1.2 11.25 x 8.75 x 0.9 11.25 x 8.75 x 0.9
Weight 2.9 lbs 0.95 lbs 1.1 lbs 2.5 lbs 1.9 lbs 2.6 lbs. 1.65 lbs. 1.76 lbs. 2.56 lbs. 3.18 lbs 2.6 lbs 1.1 lbs. 3.18 lbs 3.18 lbs
Dock no   included     option NA option option included   option included included
Cost $999 $649 $899 $799 $1,199 $999 $899 $799 $999 $999 $899 $699 $899 $999
Available     May-99 Comdex Jul-99 May-99 Sept. 98 Jan-99 Feb-99     yes Comdex 98 Oct-99
Software Audible player   CE 2.2 CE 2.2   bFax Pro bFax Pro bFax Pro   bFax Pro bFax Pro IntelliMigrate bFax Pro bFax Pro
  QuickViewPlus   Java Java   Pocket Streets Citrix ICA JETCET PowerPoint   Citrix ICA Citrix ICA bFax Express CalliGrapher CalliGrapher
  PowerPoint editor   Rex sync Rex sync   IBM Mobile Connect Mail on the run JETCET Print   PC File Viewer PC File Viewer Image editor Vadem ViewFinder Vadem ViewFinder
  Expense Force   bFax Pro bFax Pro   bUseful Backup Pocket Finance IntelliSync   MPEG Player MPEG Player PC File viewer MPEG Player JetCet
  Citrix client   bFind             Image editor Image editor Citrix ICA Image editor Outlook 2000
Accessories Ext. battery   VGA card Extended battery   16 hr battery       Travel dock incl.   Dock Travel dock incl. Travel dock incl.
  Vertical dock   Cables Cables   Port replicator           DigiCam card Carry case Carry case
  Parallel adapt.   Memory Memory   340mb Microdrive           Memory Desk dock Desk dock
Website     hp.com/jornada   hitachi-hpc.com                  
Dhrystone 41.49 16.46 34.78 37.70 41.7 27.56 25.45 27.56 27.18 24.28 32.13 16.72 24.28 40.59
Whetstone 26.91 17.61 28.91 16.70 27.44 31.84 16.92 34.41 33.83 27.35 56.16 17.61 27.35 48.46
Bizstone 70.46 28.97 51.25 28.84 71.06 36.77 37.83 40.68 40.71 34.76 55.32 29.81 34.76 58.47
Graphstone 18.43 10.61 15.12 15.78 21.05 15.36 12.87 20.07 10.79 8.59 13.44 11.35 8.59 29.72
Thinkstone 33.96 8.45 19.46 13.45 34.29 18.3 15.68 18.81 18.61 13.27 20.71 8.28 13.27 26.55
Memstone 41.84 21.98 35.62 43.26 41.84 24.64 19.38 27.60 26.52 26.24 70.54 23.74 26.24 37.31
Average 38.85 17.35 30.86 25.96 39.56 25.75 21.36 28.19 26.27 22.42 41.38 17.92 22.42 40.18
VAX MIPS 108.95 66.22   98.98 109.49 72.36 66.82 72.37 71.35 63.75 84.37 67.21 63.75 106.66

All benchmarks results in SquareMarks, conducted by Pen Computing Magazine PenLabs with BSQUARE bUSEFUL(tm) Analyzer.

Last Updated on 12/05/99. Copyright 1999 Pen Computing Magazine. Email: chb@pencomputing.com


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