Gigabyte M704

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Great value and very usable UMPC from Gigabyte. Great screen, reasonable keyboard for thumbing and acceptable battery life. Makes a good, cheaper alternative to the Samsung Q1 Ultra and HTC Shift. Recommended.

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Gigabyte M704 Specifications

Manufacturer Gigabyte
Model name M704
Model id M704
CPU speed 1200 Mhz
OS Microsoft Windows XP Home
Display Size
7.0" 1024 X 600
Display Type
LED b/l, Soft (Finger) Touch
RAM 768 MB
Hard Disk 60 GB
Battery capacity 29 Wh
Battery Life (tested)2.9 - 3.6 hours
Weight (Minimum) 780gm / 1.72 pounds
Size 190/120/30.0 mm
Size 7.5/4.7/1.2 inches
Physical Interfaces Line-out / Headphone (3.5mm)
Docking connector
Multi-format card reader
USB 2.0 (x2)
Wireless Interfaces802.11b/g
No Wireless WAN (e.g. 4G)
Optional Specs and Accessories (can vary)
Docking station
DVB-T Module pack
GPS Module pack
*Specifications can vary

Gigabyte M704 information

Also available with XP-pro and expected to be available with Vista. Camera is 1.3MP. Also available under the Ahtec (Southern Europe) and Rover (Russia) brands.
Gigabyte M704 prices
Europe€60030 Oct 12
USA$79930 Oct 12
UK£47030 Oct 12
Gigabyte M704 news and review links.Date
Ahtec X70GT video23/02/19
M704 availability23/02/19
Gigabyte M704 testing notes.23/02/19
M704 Hands-on, first impressions, Presentation video23/02/19
M704 and Q1 Ultra compared on video23/02/19
Pocketables reviews the Gigabyte M704 slider UMPC23/02/19
Gigabyte M704 price drop23/02/19
Rover UMPC in Russia.23/02/19
Gigabyte M704 videos
Gigabyte M704 popularity (140days)

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A new and interesting design from Toshiba. Dual capacitative touchscreens and some well-integrated keyboard software make this a very interesting choice in the UMPC sector. Heat could be a problem and battery life with the small battery down to 2hrs. High-performance CPU should drive Windows 7 touch and muti-touch features well. Premium price.
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With an estimated 4 hours battery life this will make a nice upgrade from the R2E model.
Samsung Q1 Ultra Premium, 7.0 inch, 800 grams (1.76 lbs)
1024x600 on a 7" screen is great for handheld use. The mouse is a little dissapointing (its not a synaptics pointer but more of a basic joystick) and the keyboard will take a lot of work to get used to. With the 1.3Ghz processor and Windows XP tablet edition this should be one of the most powerful UMPCs available.
Ubiquio 711 (711), 7.0 inch, 850 grams (1.87 lbs)
This is a good solid performer. 1.2Ghz CPU is fast enough to drive Vista. SD card slot, good build quality with high quality buttons and synaptics mouse pointer. Price is competitive. Slightly poor battery life of 2-2.25 hours must be considered before purchase though.
Ubiquio 702 (702), 7.0 inch, 910 grams (2.01 lbs)
We've tested a version of this device and found it to be a solid performer. We didnt find it pretty in white so our recommendation is to go for the black. Screen quality is good and the mouse pointer is very intuitive.
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