Casio Cassiopeia BE-300

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Casio Cassiopeia BE-300

The BE-300 is a 32K color, personal digital assistant (PDA) with an open development framework based on Windows CE 3.0 that has revolutionized the Win...

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“Overpriced flimsy palmtop”

published 27/07/2000

ProPocket sized organiser

ConsUI Problems, no keyboard, no USB

The Cassiopeia PocketPC is basically a re-hash of their old WinCE2.0 palmtop. It costs £500 from Dixons, although you are probably best getting it mail order from jungle.com or wherever. The casing is *extremely* flimsy, and the compact flash cover is quite frankly a joke - I estimate the life...

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ProSmall, light, good battery life, excellent screen

Conslimited on the application front

Out of the box the BE300 is a lovely looking piece of equipment. Very stylish with it's flip down screen protector and permanent screen icons. When you turn it on you are dazzled by the clarity of the screen images. The contrast and colour definition of this device are amazing making everything...

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Product Information : Casio Cassiopeia BE-300

Manufacturer's product description

The BE-300 is a 32K color, personal digital assistant (PDA) with an open development framework based on Windows CE 3.0 that has revolutionized the Windows CE environment. The BE-300 Pocket Manager boasts superior expandability, user-friendly controls, and a great price! A powerful and versatile device offers a robust line of business accessories, software and expandability features for both the business professionals and students alike. The BE-300 runs Windows CE 3.0. This operating system features a unique user interface that emphasizes the user, while also offering superior connectivity with Windows PCs all at prices that allow for widespread adoption. The BE-300 Pocket Manager is equipped with a Type II CompactFlash (CF) card slot, enabling it to use memory cards, wireless network cards, LAN cards and Bluetooth cards.

Product Details

Product Description: Casio Cassiopeia BE-300 - handheld - Windows CE 3.0 - 3.2"

Product Type: Handheld

Operating System: Microsoft Windows CE 3.0

Display: 3.2" colour STN - 240 x 320

Processor: NEC VR4131

Processor Clock Speed: 166 MHz

RAM: 16 MB

Supported Flash Memory Cards: CompactFlash (type II)

Battery Run Time: Up to 7 day(s)

Dimensions (WxDxH): 7.6 cm x 1.8 cm x 12.1 cm

Weight: 167 g

Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year warranty

General

MPN: BE-300, BE300PU

Product Type: Handheld

Operating System: Microsoft Windows CE 3.0

Display

Type: 3.2" colour STN

Resolution: 240 x 320

Colour Depth: 15-bit colour

Processor

Processor: NEC VR4131

Processor Clock Speed: 166 MHz

Memory

RAM: 16 MB - SDRAM, 16 MB

ROM: 16 MB - Flash

Supported Flash Memory Cards: CompactFlash (type II)

Input Device

Type: Touch-screen

Software

Preloaded Software: Clock, Calculator, Notes, Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, Web Browser, E-mail, MP3 Player, Backup, Photo Viewer, File Manager, Movie Player

System Requirements for PC Connection

OS Required: Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition

Min Hard Drive Space: 30 MB

Min RAM Size: 32 MB

Min Processor Type: Intel Pentium 166 MHz

Expansion and Connectivity

Expansion Slots: 1 x CompactFlash Card - type I/II

Interfaces: 1 x serial RS-232C ¦ 1 x headphones ¦ 1

Connectivity Devices: Docking cradle & battery charger

Battery

Technology: Lithium Ion

Run Time: Up to 7 day(s)

Recharge Time: 3 hour(s)

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories: Power adapter , stylus

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 7.6 cm

Depth: 1.8 cm

Height: 12.1 cm

Weight: 167 g

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature: 0 °C

Max Operating Temperature: 40 °C

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - parts and labour - 1 year - carry-in

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Listed on Ciao since: 27/07/2000