We’re certainly anxious to see if this comes to be. According to Aving, (that link is down at the moment) both Samsung and LG are getting close to shipping their Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs).
Samsung (who was the biggest presence in the UMPC space) might be pushing their Snapdragon powered MID out the door in this month of June. It will be running a 1GHz CPU, have 3G broadband connectivity, GPS, HD video, and a 12 megapixel camera. They are also touting “all day battery life.” Some are skeptical (call me one) that this will roll out that soon.
The LG MID will be running Intel’s Atom processor so we’ll be seeing not only the battle of MIDs but the battle of chip platforms if they both roll out as indicated.