Newton Message Pad 2000
Minimum OS: Newton OS 2.1
Maximum OS: Newton OS 2.1
Introduced: March 1997
Terminated: February 1998
CPU: StrongARM 110
CPU Speed: 162 MHz
Register Width: 32-bit
Data Bus Width: 32-bit
Address Bus Width: 32-bit
Level 1 Cache: 16 kB data, 16 kB instruction
ROM: 8 MB
Onboard RAM: 5 MB (1 MB DRAM, 4 MB Flash)
Maximum RAM: 5 MB
Expansion Slots: 2 Type II PCMCIA
Screen: 4.9"x3.3" backlit LCD, 100 DPI
Max Resolution: 4 bit grayscale 480x320
Serial: 1 (InterConnect)
Modem: 28.8 kbps, optional
Dimensions: 8.3" H x 4.7" W x 1.1" D
Weight: 1.4 lbs.
Announced in March 1997, the Newton Message Pad 2000 was an impressive upgrade to the Newton platform. Based on a 162 MHz StrongARM 110 processor, the NMP 2000 was almost 10 times faster than its predecessor, and had twice as much RAM (5 MB). It included a slightly larger screen, with twice as many pixels as the NMP 130, which was capable of 16-level grayscale. The NMP 2000 also featured a new InterConnect port for many different types of OS connections, included support for 2 PCMCIA cards, sold for $799 and was discontinued in February 1998.
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