Message Pad 130

Introduced: March 1996
Terminated: April 1997


The Newton Message Pad 130 had an ARM 610 processor running at 20Mhz.  It had 8Mb of ROM and 2.5Mb of RAM.  The screen was a backlit LCD with a maximum resolution of 320 x 240.  A modem card was an optional expansion.


The Newton Message Pad 130 was an upgraded version of the 120.  The biggest improvement came with the backlit screen that was available on demand and therefore used little extra power.


Processor: ARM 610 RISC
Processor Speed: 20 MHz
Memory: 4 MB ROM, 2.5 MB RAM
Display: 320 x 240 w/ backlight
System Software: Newton OS 2.0 (English, German)
Weight and Dimensions (US): 1 lbs., 8.0” H x 4.0” W x 1.2” D
Weight and Dimensions (Metric): 475g, 202mm x 101.6mm x 29mm
Ports: LocalTalk RS232 emulation, SHARP ASK Infrared
Memory Card: 1 PCMCIA-Slot II
Power: 4 AA or NiCd re-chargeable battery pack or external power supply
Operating Temperature: 0 to 40 deg. C (32 to 104 deg. F)
Storage Temperature: -20 to 60 deg. C
Transport Temperature: -20 to 70 deg. C (-40 to 149 deg. F)
Relative Humidity: 5 - 95%, non-condensing
Altitude (US): 10,000 feet
Altitude (Metric): 3,000 m


Introduced in March 1996, the Message Pad 130 was discontinued in April of 1997.



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