Samsung Mondi: WiMAX Tablet Computer
Nokia wound up its WiMAX tablet N800/810 about an year back and that is where Samsung seems to have taken a cue from. Samsung announced the Mondi WiMAX. The touch screen Mondi,takes its name from the Latin word for “world,” is designed for use with the Clear™ mobile WiMAX service from Clearwire.This device extends horizontally to reveal a full QWERTY keyboard and optical mouse.
The Mondi™ is packed with multimedia features that offer instant access to E-mail, Internet, video content, GPS and business applications. Mondi packs a full -featured web browser, powered by Opera 9.5, which takes full advantage of the device’s 4.3-inch touch screen. The Mondi runs on WinMo 6.1 which is very clunky and a big let down for a MID. We would have liked to see a Linux based OS for the Samsung MID.
The Mondi is completely customizable, thanks to a set of widgets that can be dragged and dropped anywhere on the display screen for easy viewing and use.
WiFi connectivity offers the business user fast and simple connections to Outlook Email / Calendars, Microsoft Office and many other vertical business applications outside the Clear service area. For the multimedia user, this device offers the ability to download and watch movies, listen to music or play games.
The Samsung Mondi includes the following features:
Windows Mobile 6.1
Microsoft Outlook and Windows Mobile Office
WiMAX Mobile Internet Access
WiFi Access (BTv2.1+EDR)
GPS: Route 66 Navigation with Preloaded Maps
4GB of Internal Memory
Direct Push/Mobile Email (POP3, IMAP, SMTP)
Supports Instant Messaging and MMS
3.0 Megapixel Camera and Camcorder
Bluetooth ® 2.0
Opera 9.5 Web Browser
HDMI TV Out
Supports Multiple Video and Audio Player Formats
Display Size – 4.3″ 800 X 480
Size (w/h/d mm) – 120/75/16 mm
Catch the Mondi video: