palm-sized computer

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A palm-sized computer (PSC) is a fully-functional computer that is approximately the size of a human palm.

PSCs are distinguished from personal digital assistants (PDAs) in that they have most of the features more commonly associated with desktop computers, such as:

Palm-sized computers generally have limited power requirements so that they can be powered from a single standard battery (typically 6 volts) rather than requiring one that is customized or proprietary.