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mobile Internet device (MID)

What is a mobile Internet device (MID)?

A mobile Internet device (MID) is a handheld device that is larger than a smartphone but smaller than a netbook.

As the name implies, an MID is designed for Web use. To keep prices down and battery life up, an MID has limited processing power and storage. As such the devices are not equipped for locally-stored programs or compute-intensive applications.

Learn More About IT:
> Wikipedia has an entry about mobile Internet devices.

> Endgadget covers MID news.

This was last updated in June 2009

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