Fujitsu shows PDA with megapixel camera

Fujitsu has launched a PDA for business users.

Fujitsu has launched a PDA targeted at business users.

The Pocket Loox v70 runs the second edition of Microsoft's Windows Mobile 2003 operating system and Fujitsu is making use of a couple of new features enabled by the OS, said Kazuo Ozawa, who works for Fujitsu's client PC department.

The first new feature is support for VGA (640 pixels by 480 pixels) resolution screens and the second is the ability to display images in either portrait or landscape mode. The display used in the device is a 3.7-inch thin-film transistor (TFT) liquid crystal display (LCD).

Other features include a 1.3-megapixel class digital camera function and built-in support for IEEE802.11b wireless Lan. At its heart the device has an Intel PXA270 XScale processor running at 520MHz and supported by 128M bytes of Ram and 64M bytes of Rom, he said.

The device will be promoted to companies for use in industrial applications, such as sending information and images from warehouses, and those in which mobile workers need access to corporate computer systems, said Ozawa.

Martyn Williams writes for IDG News Service

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