By September 17, 2007

OQO Model e2 officially announced

OQO, Inc. today introduced its first ultra mobile PC, OQO model e2, optimised to meet the needs of the European mobility marketplace. The model e2 signals a strategic expansion by OQO into the European mobility market in response to tremendous interest from international customers. In addition to announcing its first international product, OQO opens its first international office in the UK, and has retained Martin Day, former Head of Enterprise Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at Palm, to lead the European expansion.

OQO Model e2

OQO Model e2

“There has been significant demand from international customers for the OQO ultra mobile PC (UMPC). These customers want access to all their information, applications, and the Internet in a truly mobile form factor that fits conveniently in pocket, handbag, or briefcase” said Dennis Moore, chief executive officer of OQO. “The opening of our new office in England and the launch of our first international product demonstrates OQO’s commitment to meeting the needs of our international customers. We’re excited to be partnering with several international resellers to bring the OQO model e2 to the European market.”

The creator of the ultra mobile PC category, OQO has enjoyed significant success with its top-selling line of UMPCs and has won numerous accolades including Microsoft’s 2007 Windows Vista PC Innovation Award. With the addition of the OQO model e2 to the product line, OQO extends its position as the category leader. Now European users can benefit from a truly handheld, yet fully-functional, computer that enables a highly productive, mobile computing experience compatible with the tremendous range of applications available for Windows® XP and Windows Vista®.

The new OQO model e2 features a UK-optimised keyboard and system software, and is certified for international distribution. OQO has launched a new international website that features comprehensive online knowledgebase and support resources and other corporate information. The OQO model e2 offers the following category-leading features:

OQO Model e2 Specification

  • Up to 1.6GHz VIA C7-M CPU
  • Up to 120GB HDD and available 32GB Solid State Drive (SSD)
  • Up to 1.0GB DDR2 SDRAM
  • Integrated WiFi 802.11a/b/g with diversity and Bluetooth 2.0 with EDR
  • Ergonomic illuminated thumb keyboard
  • Ultra bright 5” (127mm) 800×480 display with zooming up to 1200×720 interpolated mode
  • Windows® XP Professional, XP Tablet PC Edition 2005, or Windows Vista®
  • Handheld form factor at 142mm x 84mm x 26mm and only 454 grams
  • UK keyboard with Pound Sterling, Euro, and Japanese Yen shortcut keys
  • Up to 6 hours of continuous usage and 3 days of standby time with extended battery
  • Available desktop docking station with adjustable cradle arm and dual layer DVD±RW/RAM optical drive With the OQO model e2 ultra mobile PC, mobile professionals and field workers – ranging from mobile executives and field sales people, to field service technicians and operations managers – can now access full enterprise applications and IT systems in the field. The OQO model e2 provides full and uncompromised access to CRM/ERP systems, customer and product databases, email, office productivity tools, custom enterprise software applications, and IT service and support systems. At the office, on the road, or wherever life may take you, the model e2 makes it possible to contact the office and other team members, access customer information, troubleshoot systems in the field, monitor inventory, logistics and production lines, collect and transfer data in real-time, and access the full Internet and web-based applications. Furthermore, the OQO model e2 allows IT departments to utilise the same system management, security, and support tools as conventional PC’s existing in the enterprise.

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