Sharp Electronics announced today that it has begun shipping the Zaurus SL-5600 Linux PDA. Relative to the earlier Zaurus SL-5500, the new model
offers a faster CPU (400MHz XScale vs. 206 MHz StrongARM), twice the protected Flash storage memory (32MB vs 16MB), and extended battery life (1700
mAh). Sharp's "suggested retail pricing" for the SL-5600 is $499 (USD).
March 18, 2003