LAS VEGAS--How small is too small? For those with an ultraportable obsession, consider this year's pocket-computer of note, the Fujitsu Lifebook UH900 Multi-Touch handheld PC. While there more than a few passing similarities to Sony's
Weighing 1.1 pounds and coated in a very Vegas-friendly champagne-color veneer (which is the only color it comes in), the Atom Z530-running UH900 isn't the most powerful portable on the planet. On the other hand, it does have Windows 7 Home Premium, and built-in Garmin Mobile GPS.
In a hands-on session with the subnotebook, the UH900's trim size is slightly marred by its thickness proportionally--but that computer's got to fit in there somewhere. The extremely tiny keyboard was reminiscent of the
In the single configuration offered, the UH900 will have 2GB of RAM and a 64GB SSD drive. There are a few external ports on the Lifebook UH900 such as an SD card slot and USB, but there is a custom dongle port for connecting VGA-out.
One big punctuation mark to all of this: the UH900 will sell for $999. That's a lot of money for a subnetbook, but to each their own. The UH900 will be available starting in February.