Viliv is showing its new N5 at CES. The N5 is a clamshell version of its slate older brother, the S5. Both have a 4.8” touch screen and similar processor, RAM, radios, etc. Though the N5, unlike the S5, has a SD slot, welcome since the SSD is 32GB. The N5 also has a couple of other things the earlier S5 didn’t have (like a webcam).
The dimensions and weight of the two devices are similar, with the N5 being slightly larger and heavier, not surprising since it has a hardware keyboard. What is surprising is the major difference is the width, not the thickness, perhaps because of the wide bezel on both sides of the touch screen.
|Viliv N5||Viliv S5|
|Weight||399 gm / 14.08 oz||395 gm / 13.9 oz|
|Width||172 mm/6.77”||154 mm/ 6.1”|
|Height||86 mm/ 3.38”||84 mm/ 3.3”|
|Thickness||25 mm/ .98”||24 mm/ .9”|
*Specs from UMPC Portal Product Database
I’m sure we’ll learn more abut the N5 and BZ as CES progresses.