CES: New Windows mobile devices to come
In his keynote address at the 2006 International CES, Bill Gates announced new Windows powered mobile devices to show up.
These next-generation devices are going to be packed with features such as extended battery life, support for new higher-resolution displays and wide screens, direct audio/video recording, and direct connections to digital cameras.
The Toshiba S Series gigabeat Portable Media Center includes an extended battery life for movies and a 2.4-inch high-resolution screen. The S Series will come in two varieties: The 30GB gigabeat S30 will have a suggested price of US$299, and the 60GB gigabeat S60 will have suggested price of US$399 (U.S.). Both are scheduled to be available in March 2006.
The Tatung V620 Portable Media Center has a 20GB hard drive with a 3.5-inch QVGA (320x240) LCD screen for watching up to five hours of movies and television shows.
The LG Electronics PM70 Portable Media Center has a 30GB hard drive that connects directly to a television to capture favorite music or shows immediately on the QVGA widescreen.