Toshiba's next Pocket PC PDA will take a leaf out of Palm's book by offering a large format LCD display bigger than anything seen on the platform to date. The e805 will sport a 480 x 640 screen, according to a number of US and Taiwanese web sites. Traditionally, Pocket PCs offer a display offering a quarter of that resolution, 240 x 320.

Toshiba will apparently get around the problem of very limited 480 x 640 support in software by shipping its own launcher application and a number of other programs that can handle the extra screen space. The larger screen size is not believed to be supported by Windows Mobile 2003.

Read more: The Register.