Tosh punts out Pocket PC PDA

$560 for basic model

Toshiba has come out with two models of its Pocket PC PDA.

The Genio e550 has 32MB of main memory, and comes with two expansion slots - an SD slot for the Secure Digital Input-Output card and SD memory card; and a CF-II slot for compact flash cards. The high-end Genio e550/MD also comes with a 1GB Microdrive.

The Genio e550 will be launched in Japan on 20 August priced at about $560 (70,000 yen). The Genio e550/MD will follow at the end of September and cost around $800. The goodies should hit the US in the Autumn.

The pair will be on show at Wireless Japan 2001, Tokyo International Exhibition Centre, from July 17 to July 19, 2001. ®

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Toshiba Genio press release