October 2009 saw the debut of the NetWalker series: the mobile internet tool codenamed PC-Z1 nd PC-Z1J sporting a sleek body with a 5-inch TFT touch screen (1024 x 600 px, WSVGA) and a QWERTY keyboard, weighing 409 gr.
The "Zaurus-resurrected" device has a 800 MHz Freescale Semiconductor i.MX515 CPU, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB onboard flash storage (2 GB user-accessible) and microSDHC cards support. Connectivity is achieved via Wi-Fi b/g, USB 2.0, and miniAB connector (of course you can always plug in a USB-Modem from your operator).
Features include optical mouse, mouse buttons, and keyboard buttons 60% the size of real keyboards. The NetWalker shows off 3-sec quick boot with the Ubuntu Linux 9.04 (smart remix for ARM, customised by Sharp). Battery life is advertised as up to 10 hours.
The Netwalker comes with some software pre-installed: Mozilla Firefox browser, Mozilla Thunderbird for mail and Sunbird for calendar/schedule, OpenOffice, incl. Drawing, Totem Movie Player for films andmusic, etc.
The Netwalker PC-Z1/PC-Z1J measures (W x D x H) 161.4 × 108.7 × 19.7 to 24.8 mm.
Both versions are offered in three colours – white, black, and red.
The difference between the two versions is that the PC-Z1J comes with an exclusive content microSD card.
Date added/updated: 10 March 2018 – 15:29
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