CompuLab has just introduced the exeda Android-powered handset. This mobile device has a very high usability and an abundance of both wired and wireless connectivity.  Designed as an enterprise digital assistant (EDA), the exeda has guaranteed long-term availability and can be custom configured when ordered in volume.

exeda offers an open source u-boot bootloader, full BSP’s, 10/100Base-T Ethernet port, JTAG interface, RS-232 and an unlocked SIM. It is easy to see what is going on with the 3.5-inch VGA sun-readable touchscreen display. At the bottom there is a five-row full QWERTY keyboard with a unique capacitive touchpad acting as a mouse. Connectivity includes quad band GSM/GPRS, CDMA or 3G UMTS, 802.11g WLAN, Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR, 2 USB ports and a RS-232 port.  CompuLab also provides extensions with a 100Base-T Ethernet through RJ45 connector, SDIO socket and JTAG header.

Other connectivity devices for exeda will be provided by 3rd parties and will include a Marvell PXA270 520MB CPU, 128MB RAM, 2 banks of internal FLASH that are 512MB each, 2-megapixel camera with flash, GPS with built-in and external antennas, microSD socket with SDHC support, built-in microphone and speaker + 3.5mm stereo jack and a high capacity 3000mAh battery. This device will be available running Android, Windows Mobile 6.1, Windows CE 6 and Angstrom Linux. Availability is set for March of 2009 with pricing to come soon.