Re:Psion set to broaden its PDA offerings

CobraBoy (
Tue, 3 Sep 1996 11:16:20 -0700

At 1:55 PM -0400 9/3/96, Rohit Khare wrote:
:Psion set to broaden its PDA offerings
:By Carolyn A. April
:InfoWorld Electric
:Posted at 11:01 AM PT, Aug 30, 1996
:Aiming to boost its profile in the U.S. hand-held market, Psion
:Inc. the week
:of Sept. 3 will unveil two new product lines: a low-end personal
:called Sienna and the Series 3c personal digital assistant, sources
:Running on a RISC-based processor, the Series 3c is bundled with
:that allows data synchronization with notebooks or desktop PCs and
:access to
:e-mail programs Lotus cc.Mail and Microsoft Mail. It will be priced
:at $599. More Internet access capabilities are expected to be added
:by the
:latter part of the fall, sources said. For $79, Series 3c users can
:buy a PC
:card adapter for the PDA.
:The Sienna will come in a 512KB and 1MB models, and include basic
:features. Pricing was unavailable. Psion declined comment on
:Psion is at _

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I hate to say it but a Newton 200 with the StrongARM chip is going
to be the one to have.


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