looking at buying a pocket PC / PDA

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Sat Oct 28 14:52:56 CDT 2017

On 28 October 2017 at 12:03, tom sparks via cctalk
<cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> I am looking at buying a pocket PC / PDA, so I can write idea/notes when I
> am away from my computer
> the [Psion 3](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_Series_3) and [Psion
> 5](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psion_Series_5) look like good options,
> but i read about the hinge/screen issues
> I am leaning more towards the Psion 5 because of the easy of getting
> accessories,
> but it has more things to break
> but I am wounding about other options?

"Wondering"? :-)

There were a few classics. IME the Psion 5/5mx keyboard was the best
by a country mile, but they're old and fragile now.

HP 200LX.


HP Jornada 720 or 728, possibly the ultimate ARM PocketPC devices.


NTT Docomo Sigmarion 3:


Late-model NEC MobilePro, e.g. 900C:


The GDP Pocket is a sort of modern equivalent and is actually on sale now:


The Gemini PDA looks more Psion-like -- the GDP is really just a very
small miniaturised laptop -- but it's not ready yet.


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