In October 1998, Sharp released a new mobile computer having a new form factor, the Mobilon TriPad PV-6000. Running Windows CE 2.11, the device relies on a 84 MHz NEC VR4111 processor, but like the previous Mobilons still has 16 MiB of RAM and ROM.

The TriPad, however, has a 9.4-inch 640 x 480 px touchscreen rotatable display, and a 63-key QWERTY keyboard with...

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In June of 1998, Sharp announced a slightly heavier (495 gr., the earlier Mobilons weighed 410 gr.) mobile computer, the HC-4500. This shares many of the features of its predecessors, e.g. still has 16 MiB of RAM, 16 MiB of ROM, the same Philips PR31700 processor, and a 6.5-inch, 640 x 240 px display. The big difference, however, is that the display is now colour with...

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Shortly after, in May 1997, an upgraded version of the Mobilon appeared, now running Windows CE 2.0. We notice an increased RAM capacity, up to 12 MiB, but beside that, there are no other changes from its predecessor, the HC-4000.

In January 1998, the HC-4200 came out. Besides an increased ROM capacity of 16 MiB - was 8 MiB in the previous model, the device...

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In January 1997, Sharp released the first of the Mobilon series, the HC-4000. This portable device boasts a 6.5-inch 640 x 240 px touchscreen monochrome display, a 64-key QWERTY keyboard with a 4-way directional pad. It is equipped with 8 MiB of RAM and a 73.728 MHz Philips PR31700 processor. In terms of connectivity, the device has IrDA, a modem, a faxmodem, a serial...

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