Korean company Maxian has introduced a personal media player (PMP) that features Windows CE 5.0 and a 4.3-inch touchscreen display. The E900T also includes a receiver for terrestrial digital multimedia broadcasting (T-DMB) television broadcasts, and optional GPS functionality, according to the company.
The E900T comes with a choice of either 30GB or 60GB hard drives. Its case — white on the 30GB unit, blue/black on the 60GB device — incorporates stereo speakers, four function keys and a mini joystick.
An SD card slot is provided for memory expansion, and the E900T also includes USB 2.0 guest and host ports which, as Maxian notes, allow syncing with a desktop computer or attaching an external keyboard and mouse.
Maxian does not reveal how much RAM the E900T includes, but the device — whose case is emblazoned with a “DaVinci inside” logo — includes a Texas Instruments TMS320DM6441 system-on-chip (SoC). This incorporates an ARM926EJ-S CPU and an TMS320C64x+ DSP, and is powerful enough to let the device to output 720p high definition video via included connectors, according to the company.
The E900T handles MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-3, DivX, and a wide variety of other audio and video file formats. It can also display song lyrics in real time using the SYLT (synchronized lyrics/text) file format.
Maxian touts the unit’s ability to play open-source Matroska audio (MKA) and video (MKV) files. In addition, the device has Dolby Digital and DTS decoders; SPDIF and coaxial connectors allow it to output audio in digital format, the company says.
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