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Thursday, June 4, 2009

Pharos Traveler 137 Now Available, Upgradeable to Windows Mobile 6.5

Posted by Darius Wey in "Pocket PC Hardware" @ 06:01 AM

http://www.expansys-usa.com/d.aspx?...rtner=pthoughts

"Pharos Science & Applications, Inc., a leading provider of location-based information and services, today announced the immediate availability of the Traveler 137, a striking Windows phone that is the first to give users access to 3G data speeds on both the T-Mobile and AT&T Wireless networks. The Traveler 137 features hybrid navigation software, giving it the unique ability to provide voice-prompted navigation even without a connection to a carrier's network. The Traveler 137 is sold unlocked, enabling users to use local GSM SIM cards worldwide and avoid international roaming charges. The Traveler 137 is available today from Amazon.com, Dell.com, eXpansys.com, and Newegg.com for the suggested retail price of $599.95. Users can obtain a $250 discount on the phone if signing up for a new T-Mobile two-year contract through Pharos."

The Pharos Traveler 137, which was unveiled back in January, is now available from major retailers for $599.95. If you're interested in saving a little and don't mind waiting a day, our affiliate hardware store should have some in stock tomorrow at the discounted price of $559.99.

The specs? A Qualcomm MSM 7201A 528 MHz processor, 256MB RAM, 512MB ROM, quad-band GSM/EDGE and tri-band (1700/1900/2100 MHz) UMTS/HSUPA/HSDPA connectivity, a stunning 3.5", 480 x 800 touch screen, 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, an FM tuner, aGPS, dual-cameras (3.0-megapixel on the rear, 0.3-megapixel on the front), a microSDHC slot, USB 2.0, a stereo audio jack, and a 1380 mAh Li-Ion battery. It ships with Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional, though we have confirmation from Pharos that it will be upgradeable to Windows Mobile 6.5.


Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Mobinnova Remains Tight-Lipped on New Device

Posted by Darius Wey in "Pocket PC Hardware" @ 08:30 PM

http://www.eprice.com.tw/mobile/tal...102&tid=4140821

You've seen the Mobinnova ICE before. Now catch a glimpse of the company's upcoming device (translated version). Specs-wise, it packs a 480 x 800 touch screen and a slide-out, four-row QWERTY keyboard. It also runs Windows Mobile 6.5. Unfortunately, everything else is a mystery. What would make it a perfect device for you? Sound off in this thread.


Mysterious Mio Explora K85 Makes an Appearance

Posted by Darius Wey in "Pocket PC Hardware" @ 08:10 PM

http://www.eprice.com.tw/mobile/tal...102&tid=4140821

Mio has a couple of devices up its sleeve. First up, there's the Explora K70/K75 (translated version), which you've probably seen before. The Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional device features the ubiquitous MSM7201A 528MHz processor, 256MB RAM, 256MB ROM, quad-band GSM/EDGE, tri-band HSDPA/HSUPA, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, a 3.0-megapixel camera, and a microSDHC slot. Granted, it's nothing exciting.

The Mio Explora K85 (translated version), on the other hand, is a tad more interesting. Jump the break for a look.

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Gigabyte GSmart S1200 Goes Retail This Month

Posted by Darius Wey in "Pocket PC Hardware" @ 07:50 PM

http://www.eprice.com.tw/mobile/tal...102&tid=4140821

There's absolutely no shortage of Windows Mobile devices at Computex. In addition to Acer's offerings, other manufacturers have banded together to show off their new and upcoming devices (translated version). First on the list is Gigabyte with its GSmart S1200, which is set to hit shelves this month. It features a Qualcomm 7200A 528MHz processor, 288MB RAM, 512MB ROM, a 3.1", 480 x 800 touch screen, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA connectivity, GPS, a 3.0-megapixel camera, Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional, and a fresh UI dubbed Smart Vision. A Windows Mobile 6.5 upgrade is in the pipeline. Gigabyte also has an 8.0-megapixel successor scheduled for release in the second half of the year.


1GHz Snapdragon-Based Acer F1 Demoed at Computex

Posted by Darius Wey in "Pocket PC Hardware" @ 06:46 PM

http://www.eprice.com.tw/mobile/tal...102&tid=4140420

Ever since Acer scooped up E-TEN, the company's been churning out some pretty compelling Windows Mobile devices, though none more compelling than the Windows Mobile 6.5-based F1 (translated version), which Acer says will be out in the second half of the year. Like the Toshiba TG01, the F1 packs a Snapdragon chipset clocked at 1GHz. It also features a 3.8", 480 x 800 touch screen, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, HSDPA, a 5.0-megapixel camera with flash, GPS, an FM tuner, and a 3.5mm headphone jack (you hear that, HTC?). Who wants one?

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Wednesday, April 1, 2009

PocketPCDubai Reviews HTC Touch HD

Posted by Nurhisham Hussein in "Pocket PC Hardware" @ 01:00 PM

http://www.pocketpcdubai.com/index....dware&Itemid=52

"Overall, the Touch HD is one of the best device in its class (if not the best) and sets a benchmark for future devices. The high-resolution screen, increased sensitivity touch screen, fluid Touch Flo 3D and various software enhancements make the user experience extremely enjoyable. Being a media centric device, the touch HD is an absolute pleasure to use for browsing the web, watching videos on youtube, movie from your personal collection, browsing photos or just listening to music (thanks to the 3.5mm jack)."

What is so hard with adding tri-band HSDPA to this otherwise drool-worthy device? And what are the chances of the Touch HD getting WM6.5? Apart from that, there's a lot to like - 5MP camera, 3.8" WVGA screen, GPS, 528MHz Processor, 3.5mm headset socket, and a fairly large battery. I don't like the fact that the changing the MicroSD card (and soft-resetting!) requires taking off the battery cover. As for the rest - this is a fairly solid contender.


Sunday, March 1, 2009

Asus Launches WVGA P835

Posted by Nurhisham Hussein in "Pocket PC Hardware" @ 10:00 PM

http://asus.com/products.aspx?l1=11...769&modelmenu=1

"Designed for business-savvy professionals who appreciate a screen as big as their ambitions, the P835 is equipped with a large 3.5" touchscreen that runs at WVGA resolution-offering five times the number of pixels of most phones and delivering the best document, photo, movie and website viewing experience possible. Apart from being able to display more of a webpage onscreen, the P835 boasts features that greatly enrich users' online experience, including blazing fast HSUPA 7.2Mbps download speeds, a responsive trackball that makes scrolling effortless and Opera Mobile, a user-friendly and full-featured Web browser."

Apart from the big screen and Asus' updated Glide interface, the P835 boasts a 528MHz Qualcomm processor, 288MB RAM, 4GB internal storage, Micro-SD slot, AGPS, and 5MP AF camera. The P835 also offers the capability to act as a WiFi AP for up to ten devices, which is a real nice capability to have. I'm a bit dubious about the trackball - the placement might make it a little awkward to use with one hand - and the battery is a little small for a premium device. Everything else makes this a pretty fine top-of-the-range contender for ASUS. Read the rest of the press release for more details. Read more...


Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Toshiba Unveils TG01, Shows Off 4.1" WVGA Touch Screen and Snapdragon Chipset

Posted by Darius Wey in "Pocket PC Hardware" @ 10:00 AM

http://www.pocket-lint.co.uk/news/n...-launched.phtml

Look out, HTC. Toshiba has something up its sleeve - that something is the TG01. Some standout features in this upcoming handset include a 4.1" WVGA (480 x 800) touch screen and Qualcomm's Snapdragon chipset with a 1GHz core. It also sports 512MB ROM, a microSDHC slot, HSDPA/HSUPA connectivity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, aGPS, a G-sensor, a virtual trackpad, out-of-the-box DivX support, and a custom touch-friendly GUI, which sits on top of Windows Mobile Professional. And if you think the TG01 looks slim, that's because it is. With a depth of just 9.9 mm or 0.39", it's thinner than the HTC Touch HD (12 mm or 0.47") and iPhone 3G (12.3 mm or 0.48"). See for yourself at Electricpig and Pocket-lint, and expect more details at MWC, which takes place in just under two weeks.


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