VIA has launched its new generation of processors – the VIA Nano. And that is great news for OQO fans – because the new VIA Nano is pin compatible with the VIA C7 that OQO uses.
That should mean that OQO only needs to do a firmware update – and then be able to plug in the VIA Nano – and off we go with better performance.
VIA claims up to 4 times the performance on same thermal usage, so you should be able to get 4 times the performance. (Well let’s see about that…)
VIA says that especially in the multimedia area – the new processor will shine. So that might solve the bad DVD Rip playback on the current OQOs.
Here is the processor range in full: