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Aigo P8860 MID vs. Archos 5 PMP: Internet device battle

Aigo P8860 MID vs. Archos 5 PMP: Internet device battle

A few months back, when we wondered out loud about abbreviations, one of the easiest targets was the ultraportable device market.  Mobile Internet Devices, Ultramobile PCs, Personal Media Players; as manufacturers rush to grant their gadgets more functionality, all seem to end up overlapping.  The Archos Internet Media Tablet isn't a MID, not by Archos' own definition anyway, but it does offer internet access, on a touchscreen tablet, in a device that's certainly mobile.  Pocketables have been comparing the Archos 5 (soon to be available with integrated 3G WWAN, remember) with the Aigo P8860, a gadget which certainly does claim to be a MID.

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aigo P8860 MID video dissection: HSDPA upgrade possible

aigo P8860 MID video dissection: HSDPA upgrade possible

Nothing like a good device dissection to clear the pipes on a Monday, and if the BenQ S6 hands-on feedback left you thinking "great, but what's inside those little MIDs?" then this might appeal.  aigo's P8860 MID has a similar 4.8-inch touchscreen to the S6, but brings a slide-out QWERTY keyboard to the mixture; in the UMPC Fever forums they've been looking inside to check out possible upgrade potential.

Video dissection after the cut!

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Aigo P8860 MID gets worldwide availability; XP drivers coming October

Aigo P8860 MID gets worldwide availability; XP drivers coming October

If half the problem with MIDs and UMPCs is explaining to would-be buyers why they really ought to consider one, the other is actually finding them for sale.  Aigo's P8860 MID is a case in point; on sale since August in Hong Kong, trying to find one elsewhere will force you onto eBay.  Now, finally, an official reseller has been nominated, Direct From Japan, who will happily ship you the P8860 anywhere worldwide.

aigo P8860 MID launches in HK; XP version shows up too

aigo P8860 MID launches in HK; XP version shows up too

As expected, aigo held a press launch for their P8860 MID today in Hong Kong, at the Mongkok MK1 Super Digital Mall. Sadly SlashGear wouldn't pay for me to fly there, but UMPC Fever stopped by to watch aigo execs take the wraps off of the 4.8-inch touchscreen Silverthorne device. They also managed to score some time with an exclusive Windows XP version; check out the video demo after the cut.

Aigo’s Tegra 2 aigopad N700 Android tablet arrives

Aigo’s Tegra 2 aigopad N700 Android tablet arrives

Aigo's aigopad N700 Tegra 2 tablet was one of the more appealing Android slates we saw in the first half of this year, so we're pleased to see the 7-inch device finally launching. Priced at 2,999 yuan ($452), the N700 has a multitouch WVGA capacitive display, Tegra 2 CPU with 512MB of RAM and up to 32GB of storage, HDMI and 3G, and can be used as an oversized smartphone like the European Galaxy Tab.

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Five aigo Android tablets launched: Tegra & 3G namechecked

Five aigo Android tablets launched: Tegra & 3G namechecked

aigo have been showing off their aigoPad tablets in China again, with their CEO promising five different models - various boasting 4-, 5- and 7-inch screen sizes - launching from July 2010.  Interestingly, Shanzhaiben's photos from the launch (note that "aigo" translates as "patriot" since that's the Chinese meaning) only seem to show two of the units - what looks to be the smallest and largest versions - and neither bears a huge resemblance to the renders we've seen before.

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Android MIDs emerge: Eston MID-02 plus SFR M! on video

Android MIDs emerge: Eston MID-02 plus SFR M! on video

Is it the morning for Android-based MIDs?  Jenn over at Pocketables has turned up evidence of two devices both running Google's open-source mobile platform, in the shape of the Eston MID-02 slider and a video of French carrier SFR's M! PC Pocket running the OS.  Eston's device - which is also branded as the M4301 - has a 4.3-inch resistive touchscreen and can dual-boot Windows CE 6.0 and Android.

Video demo after the cut

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Compal KAX15 MID with overclocking Atom Z515 CPU [Video]

Compal KAX15 MID with overclocking Atom Z515 CPU [Video]

MIDs a failure?  No no no, how could that be when this little beauty is headed to the market?  Known here as the Compal KAX15 MID, but likely to find itself a variety of alternative brands including Gigabyte and Aigo, it's based on Intel's existing Menlow platform and packs an 800MHz Atom Z515 processor, a 4.8-inch 800 x 480 touchscreen and slide-out QWERTY keyboard.

Video hands-on after the cut

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