Dell - Axim X5
Feature-rich Pocket PCs
by Stephen Jones (November 20, 2002)
Sometimes it is good to lag behind the first-movers. Dell must
think so, because they have waited so long to enter the PDA race.
But, Dell's strategy is a boon to consumers looking for
feature-loaded, 2nd generation Pocket PCs.
The Axim X5 comes
in your pick of price points, $300 or $200 (after rebate),
depending on processor speed, on-board RAM, and sync cabling connection.
include nice extras like dual-media slots, voice memo
capability and an oh-so-handy scroll dial for
Features (both models):
3.5-inch TFT 240x320 65K color QVGA
CompactFlash(R) Type II Slot
Secure Digital Slot
Built-in Microphone & Speaker
196g (6.9 oz)
5" x 3.2" x 0.7" (128 mm x 81.5 mm x 18 mm)
5-way Navigator Button, Scroll Dial, Record Button
Pocket PC versions of Outlook, Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, Windows Media Player and more.
Axim X5 ($300 model):
400MHz Intel(R) XScale(TM) Processor
64 MB SDRAM
48 MB Flash ROM
USB cradle & battery charger
$300 after $50 rebate
Axim X5 ($200 model)
300MHz Intel(R) XScale(TM) Processor
48 MB SDRAM
32 MB Flash ROM
USB sync cable (no cradle/charger)
$200 after $50 rebate
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