Review of new Dell Axim X50v Pocket PC

PDA Buyer’s Guide has a review of the new Dell Axim X50v, which makes my not-even-a-year-old Axim X3i look like an abacus.

Specs –

Display: Transflective TFT color LCD, 64K colors, Screen Size Diag: 3.7″, Resolution: 640 x 480, VGA. Intel 2700G graphics processor with 3D acceleration and 16 megs of video memory.

Battery: Lithium Ion rechargeable. Battery is user replaceable. 1100 mA. 2200 mA extended battery available for purchase.

Performance: Intel XScale PXA270 624MHz processor. 64 MB built-in RAM 61 megs available. 128 MB NOR Intel StrataFlash Flash ROM with 91.43 available in File Store for your use.

Size: 4.7 x 2.9 x .7 in. Weight: 6.2 oz.

Audio: Built in speaker, mic and 3.5mm standard stereo headphone jack. Can accept 3-ring 3.5mm stereo + mic headsets. Voice Recorder and Windows Pocket Media Player 10 included for your MP3 pleasure.

Networking: Integrated WiFi 802.11b and Bluetooth 1.2.

Software: Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition operating system Microsoft Pocket Office suite including Pocket Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, and Outlook. Also, Terminal Services, MSN Messenger, Pocket Windows Media Player 10, and Voice Recorder as well as handwriting recognition. 3rd party software: Resco Picture Viewer, Dell Diagnostic Utility, Enigmo (game), Fathammer’s Stuntcar Extreme (game), Funk Odyssey VPN Client, Data Backup. ActiveSync 3.7 and Outlook 2002 for PCs included.

Expansion: 1 SD (Secure Digital) with 4 bit data bus supporting SDIO and SDIO Now!. 1 CF type II slot that works with type I and type II CF cards. Standard IR (SIR).

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Kevin Jarnot is a technologist who lives just South of Boston, MA. He is currently employed as Chief Technology Officer at DebtX, a financial services technology company based in Boston.
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