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The new Udea Expert 300W by JCHyun is the world’s first multimedia e-dictionary to have 802.11b/g wi-fi, Bluetooth, T-DMB, and an FM radio. Powered by Windows CE 5.0 Professional, the 10.6-ounce clamshell won a red dot design award this year and, in addition to its already impressive wireless connectivity, features a 4.3-inch WQVGA touchscreen, 2GB internal storage, SD card expansion slot (up to 8GB), TV-Out, stereo speakers, USB host (mass storage, HDD, and keyboard support), PDF viewer, and respectable codec support for videos, music, Flash content, and photos.

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The Expert 300W’s electronic dictionary functions include "82 contents" in English, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Spanish.

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This isn’t the first e-dictionary to have wi-fi or to run on Windows CE 5.0, but it’s certainly one of the most stylish and versatile ones. Its supported Bluetooth profiles (A2DP, FTP, AVRCP), integrated T-DMB, and ability to connect to various USB peripherals make the Expert 300W much more than just a run-of-the-mill device for students to study for the TOEIC.

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Included with the 5.6" x 3.7" x 0.9" unit are a 4GB SDHC card, silicone earbuds with three sets of tips, drawstring carrying pouch, stylus, AC adapter, USB host adapter, USB 2.0 cable, line-in cable, polishing cloth, product manual, and software CD.

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Neither the press release nor the product page mentions the MSRP, but AVING USA reported yesterday that suggested pricing is 418,000 KRW (about $385). Too bad the Sharp Zaurus isn’t being made anymore; it would’ve been nice to see a new one with Udea Expert 300W specs (and more internal memory).