Viliv S5 MID Goes Live In Korea At The Beginning Of 2009


 

Viliv has already proved us it can deliver advanced multimedia devices, sporting top-notch technologies and fancy designs. Today, we learn from an interview with the parent company Yukyung that the corporation will continue its faithful tradition, as the Korean brand plans to release the S5 MID and the S7 UMPC somewhere at the beginning of 2009. With lack of details about the S7 model, the S5 MID packs a 1.33GHz Intel Atom CPU, 1GB of RAM, a 4.8-inch 800 x 480 touchscreen, optional GPS / DMB functions and 1.3-inch hard-drives or 1.8-inch if you’re getting the WiBro versions. The “self-made” OS looks fairly attractive, although a Windows XP flavor will be offered as well. The battery will be able to provide up to six hours of use, while HD video usage will drop it down to 4.5 hours only. Still no pricing details, but Yukyung was willing to confirm the S7 is still on track for a release right after the S5.

Update1: Checkout the Viliv S5 GUI after the break.

Update2: Viliv has officially announced it will release the S5 in the US and Europe at March 3rd, while Korean fanboys can pre-order the device starting February 24th. Price wise, the premium model including Intel Silverthorne-class 1.33GHz Z520 CPU, WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS will go for @649 in the US or €619 in Europe, as the DMB digital TV F-LOG version will set you back for $699.

Update3: having Windows XP onboard, You can easily install iTunes inside and search your music with the cover flow rendition, as shown in the video below.

Update4: Viliv S5 will be available at Dynamism for pre-order, on April 27th, for $599, with first orders to be shipped on May 8th, together with a nice free bonus package which includes a spare battery, a car kit, and a leather pouch – a $135 worth.

[via Slashgear]

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