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July 09, 2008

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.

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22 Responses to “Blue H1 UMPC: Unboxing Pics”

  1. Rene says:

    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

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

  3. no name says:

    all i can say is that Blue H1 Sucks

  4. Jerome says:

    VIA C7-M hmmm…

    Good luck!

  5. InfoDose says:

    looks great!! nice post! thanks :)

  6. Squall says:

    via

    see the specs first before admiration

  7. Lucien Dominick G. Tiojanco
    Twitter: lucienium
    says:

    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

  8. Cua says:

    Ha VIA C7-M. Have fun waiting.

  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

  10. Hsien says:

    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.

  11. alfred says:

    hello there

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

    alfred

  12. Rein says:

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

  13. joeval15 says:

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

  14. looks great!! nice post! thanks

  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.

  16. /\/45|-|u221z4 says:

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

  17. janielle says:

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

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

  19. GioJoe says:

    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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