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June 23, 2006 at 11:08 AM

Samsung Origami device compared to first iPod

“Like the first-generation iPod, Samsung’s Q1 is an expensive bragging tool. Unlike Apple’s gadget, the UMPC simply isn’t ready for primetime, even if the price comes down,” UK tech pub The Register concluded in a thoughtful review of Samsung’s Q1 Ultra-Mobile PC.

The Q1 isn’t ready for most consumers, the review says. Nor will the device work for business laptop users who “are not impressed by the wee tablet — it’s too fiddly to get real work done quickly.”

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