Blue H1 UMPC: Unboxing Pics

The Blue H1 UMPC is probably the only ultraportable laptop specifically marketed to the Philippines but never got much airtime (except for that Engadget mention earlier). I thought it deserves a second look. Got a unit and we’re unboxing it for the first time.

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The Blue H1 is a 7″ inch (800×480 screen) laptop with 1.0GHz Via C7-M processor, 1GB RAM, 40 GB HDD, WiFi, LAN, 0.3 megapixel webcam, 2 USB 2.0 ports and 4-in-1 card reader. We’re putting it side by side with and Asus Eee PC 701 and an HP B1200.

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Review will follow.

22 Comments on this Post

  1. Hi yuga! you mention the Blue H1 as being “marketed specifically to the Philippines”. Can you share some more details about that please? Thanks – Rene

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  2. ok ba yung VIA processor for a UMPC? or should you really aim for intel atom?

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  3. no name

    all i can say is that Blue H1 Sucks

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  4. Jerome

    VIA C7-M hmmm…

    Good luck!

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  5. looks great!! nice post! thanks :)

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  6. Squall

    via

    see the specs first before admiration

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  7. I kind of wish Blue will release a refresh of their ULPC with the following changes.

    – Increase screen size to occupy the entire lid (8.9″ perhaps)
    – Increase physical screen resolution to at least 1024*600
    – Increase touch pad size to maximize the general space it’s located in
    – replace the VX800u chipset with it’s non ULV counterpart, VX800, for better performance (higher supported FSB, higher clock speed for IGP, 10/100/1000 LAN support)
    – replace the underpowered VIA C7-M 1.0 Ghz processor with the socket compatible VIA Nano 1.0 Ghz processor which is expected to perform better than it’s Intel Atom counterpart (to increase performance by a factor of 2 – 4 times, depending on the process, without increasing pwer draw)
    – and then provide a VIA Nano 1.2 / 1.3+ Ghz processor alternative
    – provide a 2 Gb RAM alternative
    – provide a SSD storage alternative

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  8. Ha VIA C7-M. Have fun waiting.

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  9. hey there

    can i just ask for information about how and where could i purchase Blue H1? please send me an email ASAP thanks!!!!

    JAN

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  10. Main advantage is the 40gb HD. A bit slow but still a bang for the buck since it’s only P9,995 for linux and 11K for the windows version. Perfect for non-techy (or even techy) people who just wish a simpler way to surf the web, chat, VOIP, do some simple office work without the bulk of a conventional laptop.

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  11. hello there

    that product is available in Davao City & General Santos City? Where i can buy it?
    is there a warranty for this?

    alfred

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  12. Hi! Meron po ba sya dito sa davao? And Can I use Cd’s on it?

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  13. joeval15

    I hope they replace the cd users manual with a flash drive. Wat u think?

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  14. looks great!! nice post! thanks

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  15. A bit slow but still a bang for the buck since it’s only P9,995 for linux and 11K for the windows version.

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  16. /\/45|-|u221z4

    a hacker can do a lot of things with this one ^^

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  17. san po ako pwede bmili nito??? huga.. help……

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  18. hello po meron po ba nyan d2 sa misamis oriental or cdo?

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  19. I have one and I am selling it
    (Blue H1 Mini Notebook ) for PHP 7,000.
    If interested, you can contact me thru
    amarkgio@yahoo.com. Or text 09265444021

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