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01:18 May 15, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: form-factor devices
Mobile Internet devices are of necessity small form-factor devices, often without a keyboard, usually with a touch-screen instead of a mouse.
Rebekka Groß
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German translation:explanation
Explanation:
"Form factor" goes with "small", not "devices". It's geekspeak for size and shape, as in "attractive form factor", "ergonomic form factor", etc.
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naKompakte, leistungsbezogene Gerätegangels


  

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Kompakte, leistungsbezogene Geräte


Explanation:
Means small size, designed for limited tasks and/or applications

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explanation


Explanation:
"Form factor" goes with "small", not "devices". It's geekspeak for size and shape, as in "attractive form factor", "ergonomic form factor", etc.

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