The HP Compaq nc6400 Notebook PC, with built-in WWAN (wireless wide-area network) connectivity, went on sale Monday for about $1,599. WWAN-capable devices can connect to the Internet via cell phone towers. The is one of the first laptops to be compatible with. For the notebook's WWAN connectivity to work, users must subscribe to an EDGE network or Cingular's 3G network.
The notebook, which weighs about 5.1 pounds, also has an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, WLAN and Bluetooth connectivity, a 14.1-inch screen and a privacy filter. The notebook PC is Windows Vista-compatible, though minor hardware upgrades might be necessary in order for full Vista features to work on it, according to HP specs. The laptop will most likely be a competitor to the and the .