OQO First to Ship 1.6GHz VIA C7-M ULV Processor
Subject: Mobile | September 11, 2007 - 11:18 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Taipei, Taiwan, 10 September 2007 - VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced that OQO Inc. is the first manufacturer to ship the 1.6GHz VIA C7-M ULV processor in the latest configurations of its award-winning model 02 product line.
The higher-speed processor in this update of the OQO model 02 - the world’s smallest full-featured Windows Vista PC – further increases the device's performance and thus enables mobile professionals to enhance their anytime/anywhere productivity.
In addition to a faster processor, the OQO model 02 update now also features configurations with options such as support for the super fast "EVDO Rev. A" high-speed wireless transmission standard, which delivers data rates of up to 1.4Mbps, improved upstream speed and lower latency. The update also offers enhanced storage capacity of up to 120GB, and an SSD (solid state drive) option is also available.
"We are delighted that OQO has adopted our 1.6GHz VIA C7-M ULV processor for their model 02 computer," commented Richard Brown, Vice President of Corporate Marketing, VIA Technologies, Inc. "This provides further evidence of our leadership in developing cutting-edge platforms for the rapidly growing UMD market."
"We have once again extended the performance envelope of ultra mobile computing," said Bob Rosin, senior vice president of marketing & alliances, OQO. "With its faster CPU, increased hard drive capacities, SSD option and improved wireless capability, the new model 02 is the ultimate device for mobile professionals who want access to all their information, applications and the Internet wherever they go."
Watch an interview of the CEO of OQO, Dennis Moore, and Senior VP Bob Rosin talking about the new OQO model 02 on the Ultra Mobile Life website at: