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TabletKiosk's Sahara i440D Tablet PC

Everything we asked them for, and more.....

by Linda A. Epstein
January 2007

Live from Las Vegas

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The New TabletKiosk Sahara i440 Series Slate Tablet PC being announced at CES 2007 comes in three versions and runs Windows Vista.

The Sahara i440D series looks good, feels good in your hands, has a 1.83 GHz Intel Core™ Duo processor, up to 4.0GB of memory, Biometrics, Bluetooth, Intel® Pro 3945 802.11a/b/g networking, stereo speakers, an Dual Digital Microphone Array and a PCIMICA SLOT!!!

Below are some sneak peak photos of the Sahara i440D charging on the sofa in my hotel room - The full specs are below and after CES I'll post a "First Look " review of the pre production machine with more details.

For now I can tell you it was love at first boot........

TabletKiosk Sahara i440D

PCMCIA 2.1 compliant, supports one (1) Type II 32-bit PC Card Bus 1.0 architecture

More Photos and Information Coming Soon!

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Sahara i440 Tablet PCs


Sahara i440D Digitizer  and Touch Screen / 1.83 GHz Intel Core™ Duo LV

Sahara i440T Touch Screen / 1.83 GHz Intel® Core™ Duo LV

Sahara i417T Touch Screen / 1.2 GHz Intel® Celeron® M ULV


² Available with Passive Touch Screen or NEW Dual Mode Active Digitizer and Touch Screen

² Biometric Fingerprint Reader with patented TruePrint Technology

² Single Chip Trusted Platform Module (TPM)

² Custom configurations available with Windows Vista, Windows XP or Linux  

Hardware Specifications



1.2 GHz Intel® Celeron® M ULV

32KB/32KB L1 caches

1MB L2 cache, 533MHz FSB

i440T & i440D

1.83 GHz Intel® Core™ Duo LV

32KB/32KB L1 caches

2MB Shared L2 cache, 667MHz FSB

Chipsets: Intel® 945 GM Express North Bridge with 533MHz and 667MHz FSB support

ICH7-M South Bridge with 10GB/s full duplex DMI, PCI Express 1.0a

ACPI 2.0 Compliant, supports C1-C4, S1, S3-S5 power states, Intel® SpeedStep® Technology

Memory: 2x DDR2 SODIMM slots, Maximum Configuration with 2.0GB SODIMMs is 4.0GB (modules available Q2 2007) Initial configurations from 512MB-2048MB (2.0 GB) DDR2-533/667 MHz

Battery: Rechargeable, Replaceable 6-cell Lithium-Ion Battery (3800mAh / 11.1V / 42W/hr) with over-charge protection circuitry

Hard Drive: 2.5” 9.5mm format, Ultra DMA SATA150gb, configurations from 60GB to 160GB @ 5,400 rpm

Video: Integrated Intel® GMA 950 PCI Express, 250MHz core render clock at 1.05V core

DirectX 9.0 compatible, Intel® Dual Frequency Graphics Technology, Intel® Dynamic Video Memory Technology 3.0

Intel® Smart 2D Display Technology, High Performance MPEG-2 Decoding, VLD/iDCT Hardware Acceleration

Dual Monitor support at up to QXGA (2048 x 1536 ppi resolution) with CRT Hot Plug support

Audio: Integrated HD Audio (ICH7-M) AC’97 Compatible, ALC262-VC2-GR HD Codec, 32-bit/192KHz

Built-in Stereo Speakers and Dual Digital Microphone Array for added fidelity and accuracy

3.5mm Headphone & Microphone Plug & Play Jacks

Wireless: Intel® Pro 3945 802.11a/b/g networking, 802.11d/e, QoS, with power ON/OFF switch

Bluetooth® 2.0+EDR built-in USB module

Input Screen:

i412T & i440T

12.1” XGA (1024 x 768 ppi resolution)

Passive Resistive Touch Screen †

† Outdoor Transflective Screen Available as an Option on all three (3) models


12.1” XGA (1024 x 768 ppi res.)

Dual Mode Active Digitzer and

Touch Screen †

I/O Ports: 1x Headphone / 1x Stereo Microphone

2x USB 2.0 / 1x IEEE 1394a / 1x eSATA

1x 10/100/1000 Mbps Full Duplex (2.5Gbps single-lane channel) Ethernet (RG-45)

1x 56Kbps v.90 Fax/Modem (RG-11)

1x PCMCIA 2.1 compliant, supports one (1) Type II 32-bit PC Card Bus 1.0 architecture

1x Cradle Connector

Dimensions: 11.81” W x 9.45” H x .98” D (300mm x 240mm x 25mm)

Weight: 3.3 lbs. (1.49 kg)

CES 2007

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