Samsung plans Origami PC launch

by admin April 14, 2006 at 10:40 am

Samsung has scheduled an event for next month to mark the U.S. release of its Q1 ultramobile PC, the first brand-name device to launch using Microsoft’s Origami concept.

The Korean electronics giant did not offer any new details on the product in its e-mail invitation to journalists, but said it would launch the product at an event in San Francisco on May 1.

Samsung showed off the tiny tablet at the CeBit trade show in Germany in March, ending weeks of intense speculation over Origami. Microsoft and Intel also both talked separately about their visions for the category of devices, which they hope will someday amount to a device that costs as little as several hundred dollars and has all-day battery life.

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