Supporting both Windows and Ubuntu, GPD's device is a portable computer with a 7-inch IPS touch display and QWERTY keyboard
Not just foldable smartphones, soon the first computer that fits in your pocket may also arrive. And once again thanks to a Chinese company. GPD in fact is ready to launch a 7-inch notebook that runs on Windows 10 and the open source operating system Ubuntu.
Not a tablet then, but a laptop for all intents and purposes. Pocket, this is the name that the Asian company has given to the device, is aimed at all those seeking a device with small dimensions and who do not want to give up the typical features of a computer. Starting with the QWERTY keyboard. An absolute novelty if you consider this product category. And that's not all. The pocket computer has in fact the technical specifications of all respect that bring it closer to traditional PC. According to what the Chinese manufacturer says, Pocket integrates a 128 GB internal storage space and a 4 gigabyte RAM memory.
Pocket, internal characteristics
Now let's take a look at the other technical and internal characteristics, starting with the display. Pocket will mount a 7-inch IPS Gorilla Glass 3 touch screen with a resolution that, according to some rumors, should be 1920 x 1080 pixels. As for the processor, Pocket will integrate an Intel Atom x7-Z8700 Cherry Tail. Continuing with the internal specifications, the device will have a 7000 mAh battery and will include Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. Pocket will support the standard USB port, the type C one and it will also have a 3.5 mm audio jack input. In relation to the operating system, as seen, the pocket device will support both Windows 10 and the Linux OS, Ubuntu 16.04.
Price and release date
There are currently no indications on the price or even the release date. As was the case with the GPD WIN console, it is very likely that the Chinese company will choose to launch a campaign in February on Indiegogo, one of the leading crowdfunding sites.