8-inch Tablet PC from Motion

Motion LS800

Motion, a manfacturer of slate tablet PCs designed for vertical industries such as healthcare, field sales and service, government and education, has unveiled the LS800. What sets this Tablet PC apart from many others is its size. Built around a SVGA 8.4-inch screen, it measures measures 8.94-inches by 6.69-inches and is 0.87-inches thick (about the size of a hardcover, I’d say from the pictures). It weighs only 2.2 pounds.is approximately the size of a paperback book.

Specs include:

  • Intel Pentium® M Processor ULV 753 (1.20GHz)
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP Tablet PC Edition 2005
  • 256MB RAM (upgradeable to 512MB)
  • 20GB HDD (upgradeable to 30GB or 60GB) and SD slot
  • a/b/g WiFi
  • Integrated Fingerprint Reader

If a Windows Mobile device lacks all the functionality you are looking for and a notebook is too big, this might be an excellent compromise. Prices start at $1899 USD.

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