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Specifications: NEC MobilePro 790

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NEC MobilePro 790 - HPC:Factor Device Specifications
Manufacturer NEC
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HPC Name MobilePro 790
Device Class Handheld PC (Clamshell)
Supported Windows CE Versions Handheld PC 2000 (Windows CE 3.00)
Part # MC-R550A
Availability North America (Discontinued)
RRP / MSRP £555.00 GBP ($671.55 USD, €638.25 EUR, ¥100,260.75 JPY, est.)
Street Price
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245 mm x 131 mm x 28.8 mm
9.65 in x 5.16 in x 1.13 in
Weight 770g (1.70lbs)
CPU Type
MIPS 4000
Bus Width:
Supported Architectures:
MIPS R4xxx (Microsoft CPUID: 4000)
CEF (Microsoft CPUID: 0)
CPU Clock Speed 168 MHz
Persistent Storage Area (PSA) 16 MB
Upgradeable ROM
Graphics Chip
Display Type DSTN
Backlight Yes
Screen Visual Area
Screen Dot Pitch
Screen Resoloution 640 x 240
Colour Depth 65,536 Colours (16-bit)
Touch Screen
Keyboard 78 Qwerty
Built-in Pointer
External Mouse
Other Input
RS232 Serial
Infrared (IrDA) IrDA 1.1 Fast IR (FIR) - 4Mbps
USB Host
USB Client
VGA Connector
External VGA Resolution 640 x 240 native, 800 x 600 via software control PowerPoint Presentation software
Port Replicator
Additional Ports The 790 hosts an additional unused RAM slot underneath the ROM cover that may be populated with the 780's RAM card for an additional 16MB of memory bringing the total RAM to 48MB + 14MB (useable) internal flash RAM.
Built-in Modem 56.2 Kbps (v.90)
Built-in LAN (Wired Network)
Built-in WiFi (Wireless Network)
Built-in BlueTooth
Built-in Cellular
CF Slot Type CF Type I / II
PC Card Slot Type PCMCIA Type II
MMC Slot
Built-in Speaker Monoaural
Headphone Slot
Mic Slot
Built-in Mic
Mains (AC) Rating Input:    100 to 240V AC; 50/60Hz
Output: 9V DC 1000 mA
Primary Battery Lithium Ion 7.4V 1500mAh
Backup Battery Internal IVR2025 non-user replaceable
Description The NEC MobilePro 790 H/PC with instant-on productivity for e-mail, document creation, PIM. With a near full-size touch-typeable keyboard and 8.1” diagonal color display with 640 x 240 resolution this portability device is expandable for wireless communications and extra storage. With a built-in 16MB flash memory partition, it is a great tool for working on critical applications in the field thanks to the touchscreen display. The MobilePro 790 has a wide range of connectivity options to help you keep in touch while on the road such as a built-in V.90 modem, infrared port plus PC Card and CompactFlashTM slots. Use third-party wired and wireless network on the road while back at the office, you easily synchronize your MobilePro 790 with your desktop or notebook PC. Suggest MSRP is $999 USD.
ROM Upgrade Details
In the box Mobilepro 790
AC adapter
Lithium ion battery
Stylus pen
Serial PC Connect cable
RJ-11 telephone cable
Users guide
Activesync manual
Software in ROM Microsoft Windows for Handheld PC 2000
Version 3.0 core operating system
Microsoft Pocket Word, Pocket Excel, Pocket PowerPoint, Pocket Access
Microsoft Pocket Outlook (version 3.1 Calendar,Tasks,Contacts, Inbox)
Microsoft Internet Explorer for Handheld PC (version 4.01)
Microsoft Windows Media Player for Handheld PC
Microsoft InkWriter, Calculator,World Clock,Voice
Recorder, PC Link,Terminal, Solitaire
Microsoft Terminal Server Client
NEC Internal Flash ROM configuration utility
Software on CD Microsoft ActiveSync 3.1 (PC synchronization)
Microsoft Pocket Streets
H/PC:Update The HPC:Factor Windows Update for Windows CE. Find downloads including ROM updates, drivers, patches and manuals for your Handheld PC in H/PC:Update
8 downloads are available for the MobilePro 790
View: View H/PC:Update
Compatible Peripherals Visit the Hardware Compatibility List to find compatible hardware devices and upgrades for the MobilePro 790
View: Hardware Compatiblity List (HCL)
Compatible Software Discover compatible software in the HPC:Factor Windows CE App Store
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DVD Catalyst No Test Data
Buying Resources
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Last Updated 24 May 2022

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