Size: Comparable to a big textbook, at roughly 8 inches by 9 inches by 2.5 inches and approximately 4 pounds.

Central processing unit: A low-power chip with a clock speed of 366 megahertz.

Memory: 128 megabytes of system memory and 512 megabytes of flash-based data storage. Three USB 2.0 ports allow for additional storage or other peripherals to be plugged in.

Display: A rotating, 7.5-inch liquid-crystal display that can toggle between standard color and a reflective monochrome. Resolution is 1200 pixels by 900 pixels and 200 dots per inch.

Power: An AC adapter and a rechargeable battery as well as mechanical power via a hand-pull system like a lawnmower starter.

Source: Associated Press