PocketSurfer3 vs UMPC/Notebook Computers with WiFi

PocketSurfer3 vs UMPC/Notebook Computers with WiFi
 
   PocketSurfer3
 
   UMPC/Notebook Computers with    WiFi
Coverage: PocketSurfer3 works on mobile networks, which have a much wider and better coverage, especially in public and rural areas, such as subway, taxi, bus, etc. It works everywhere your mobile phone works.
 
Hassle-free and instant access to the Internet: PocketSurfer3 is always on. You can access to your e-mail and other important information online in seconds.
 
Mobility: Using mobile networks, PocketSurfer3 works perfectly on the move, either walk on street, drive in a car, or take a train.
 
Service Cost: PocketSurfer3 offers free wireless Internet access for users. There are no hidden fees and other costs.
 
Portability: Weighted at 174 gram and 15mm in thickness, PocketSurfer3 is ultra-portable and can be put into a pocket or a purse easily.
 
Freedom: PocketSurfer3 is designed for using on your palms. You can operate it by one hand and do other tasks simultaneously.
 
Security: All data are encrypted during the network transmission to ensure the highest security.
 
GPS: PocketSurfer3 has GPS equipped. Users can get satellite map and positioning service through the device. It is quite useful when looking for local businesses and getting directions.
NOTE: GPS is not available on the PSL model.
 
 
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WiFi spots are hard to find in public spaces and out of town.
 
 
 
 
 
It takes time and energy to find a WiFi spot on the street. It is also quite time-consuming and may require some technical knowledge to turn on a UMPC/Notebook and get connected to a WiFi network.
 
WiFi does not support moving objects, such as in a train or a taxi.
 
 
Free WiFi is rare. Most service providers charge a one-time fee or subscription fee for access.
 
 
Most UMPCs are nearly 1 Kg in weight and notebooks are even heavier.
 
 
 
 
UMPC/Notebook works on desktop or a flat surface.
 
 
WiFi is not secured in public place.
 
 
UMPC/Notebook does not have GPS function by default.
 
 
 
 
 
 

PocketSurfer3 vs UMPC/Notebook Computers with 3G data modem

 
   PocketSurfer3
 
   UMPC/Notebook Computers with    3G data modem
Coverage:PocketSurfer3 uses GPRS (2G) network, which usually is more reliable and have a better coverage, since it has been deployed for over 10 years.
 
 
Service Cost: PocketSurfer3 offers free wireless Internet access for users. There are no hidden fees or other costs.
 
Portability: Weighted at 174 gram and 15mm in thickness, PocketSurfer3 is ultra-portable and can be put into a pocket or a purse easily.
 
Freedom: PocketSurfer3 is designed for using on your palms. You can operate it by one hand and do other tasks simultaneously.
 
GPS: PocketSurfer3 has GPS equipped. Users can get satellite map and positioning service through the device. It is quite useful when looking for local businesses and getting directions.
NOTE: GPS is not available on the PSL model.
 
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3G network is available only for several years and the coverage is not universal. In many areas without 3G coverage, GPRS is a backup. But without our advanced content acceleration technology, data traffic through GPRS is unacceptably slow.
 
Users have to sign a contract and pay monthly fee for the 3G data service.
Most UMPCs are nearly 1 Kg in weight and notebooks are even heavier.
 
 
 
 
UMPC/Notebook works on desktop or a flat surface.
 
 
 
UMPC/Notebook does not have GPS function by default.
 
 
 
 
 
Compare the web surfing experience on the PocketSurfer3 to most PDA's.
 
   PocketSurfer3
 
   PDA'S
The Full Web Full web experience
Real HTML pages, graphics, java scripts & apps, email and IM including attachments. Full content, layout and
functionality as on your PC
 
Blazingly fast 5 to 7 seconds per
page.
 
 
Full VGA width - 640x240 pixels
 
Full QWERTY keyboard
 
 
Affordable hardware price
 
No contract and no monthly fee for average users
 
Affordable
 
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Limited web functionality
Limited web
functionality supporting
HTML and Java
 
 
Painfully slow Painfully slow, even in 3G coverage 1 to 3 minutes per page.
 
320x240 pixels or smaller
 
Narrow QWERTY(ish) /On-screen keyboard
 
High cost of handset and service
 
Expensive contract, extra data fees and service
 
Expensive
 
 
  About Datawind

Datawind are the Canadian technology company behind the PocketSurfer3. Our patented compression technology enables it to perform at incredible speeds on networks where others devices would simply grind to a halt.

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