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Fujitsu announces its F-07C mobile phone running Windows 7

A phone and a PC in one device
Fri Jul 22 2011, 10:36

JAPANESE ELECTRONICS OUTFIT Fujitsu has announced its F-07C mobile phone, which it is claiming as the world's smallest PC.

The F-07C runs Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system, not to be confused with Windows Phone 7. The phone can be switched between mobile phone mode and a Windows 7 PC mode.

Fujitsu said, "Windows® 7 F-07C mobile phone will be available in Japan from NTT Inc. beginning July 23, 2011. Despite its compact form, users can fully use the F-07C as a PC."

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The phone and PC combination gadget has an Intel Atom 1.20GHz processor, 1GB of memory and a 32GB solid state disk drive. Fujitsu admits that in operation the processor will perform at 50 per cent of the quoted speed.

It also includes Internet Explorer 9 and a two-year Microsoft Office Personal 2010 license, which doesn't include Powerpoint.

The somewhat boringly named F-07C comes with a 4in LCD touchscreen with 1024x600 resolution. There is a rear facing 5.1MP camera and a front facing 0.32MP camera.

Fujitsu admits to a dire battery life of two hours when in Windows 7 Mode. The phone has a slide out Qwerty keyboard making it 19.8mm thick and the device weighs 218g.

Fujitsu said, "By combining both PC and mobile phone functionality, F-07C opens the door to a range of new uses." µ

 

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