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First impressions of the English-adapted Sharp Zaurus SL-C750

Jul 29, 2003 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive
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We've located a short but interesting “first impression” review of the English-adapted Sharp Zaurus SL-C750 Linux PDA from Dynamism, at BargainPDA.com.

The author gives his impressions of the unit's clamshell design (“with a rotating screen, allowing the device to be used . . . like a very small notebook . . . or portrait mode . . . where it looks more like a generic PDA), and provides a brief comparison with the Zaurus SL-5xxx series (“the . . . quality is far better than the SL-5000 series Zaurus PDAs”). Screenshots are included, of both the GUI's “Application Tab”, and of the terminal utility showing a bash command prompt.

The bottom line: “The Dynamism team have basically taken a Japan-only device and translated a large part of it to English language and US usability. Although the translation is not perfect or complete, they have done a remarkable job.”

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