Hualu UCG501 MID looks familiar!

Posted on 22 April 2009, Last updated on 12 November 2019 by

Obviously it’s a sure-fire way to attract eyes to a product. ‘What was that? A new iPod?’ but take note of that optical mouse. When done well, these little controllers are excellent for navigating on hi-res screens.

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It  looks like a UI overlay on top of Windows XP.

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Hardware specs aren’t disaplyed but clearly this is going to be an Atom Menlow based device based on the size.Its quite thick but no thicker than a Viliv S5.

  • 5″  800×480 screen (touch)
  • 3G
  • BT 2.0
  • GPS
  • USB, VGA, RJ45 connectors
  • 4700mah battery (That looks like it might be sealed. One assumes a single cell at 3.7v giving 17wh. About 4hrs of active usage with a well-built 1.1Ghz/1.3Ghz Menlow platform)
  • Optical Mouse pointer

What I don’t see:

  • SD/MiniSD slot
  • Keyboard

Via: Hualu UCG501 Mobile Internet Device. (Thanks Squirrel)

Source: Aving.

8 Comments For This Post

  1. Steve 'Chippy' Paine says:

    New article: Hualu UCG501 MID looks familiar! http://cli.gs/Zv4Ss6

  2. PrinceGQ says:

    I think this looks wonderful.. these vendors are starting to realize they can’t tread on netbook territory..
    It has to either be pocketable, or be a netbook.. anything in between wont sell… This thing looks like a screen running windows and a mouse.. i like!

  3. Marc says:

    Another close, but no cigar.

    Apart from the obvious lack of keyboard, why is it 800×480? A 5″ screen is crying out for 1024×600…

  4. theseep says:

    Hrmmmm. Giant iPhone knock-off anyone? It looks great, I wonder if it will make a good tablet hackintosh! I think I see a front-facing video camera, too.

  5. anon says:

    Finally a pocketable device with a mouse pointer – but why 800×480? It also needs a bigger battery of course. Interesting choice to include the Ethernet socket!

  6. EC says:

    Haha iPhone-Samsung Omnia-MID all scrambled together :)

  7. Tozy says:

    very interesting, this looks like the 1st handheld device running a desktop OS thats meant to be used in portrait mode.

    as cool as this looks, isnt it amazing how manufactures ALWAYS find at least 1-way to F everything up? 800×480 screen, NO THX!!! hopefully they will upgrade it before final release.

    love that optical mouse…

  8. tmarks11 says:

    The 4.8″ 800×480 screen works just fine on my Everun; I have no complaints….

    Or at least I wouldn’t if I had a modern Atom processor in this thing (Raon Digital, are you listening?).

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