ASUS is going to enter into the world of touch screen-interfacing with the release of its new product. It announced ASUS P552w PDA phone. It is not announced when it will be in the market and also not mentioned its cost.
The following features are included in this unit.
1. 624 MHz processor. ( Marvell Tavor)
3. 2.8” touch-screen.
4. In-built camera (2 MP).
5. 3.5G HSDPA.
7. WLAN 802.11b/g connectivity.
Dimensions are 102 x 60.5 x 14.5 mm (4″ x 2.4″ x 0.57″).it weighs 105g (3.7oz). It features the touch-navigation system. It is marketed with the name of “Glide”. It is easy to operate and ensures simple fingertip use of applications. The user would have intuitive control over functions like zooming, scrolling and flipping.
The company already had offered smart phones running on Windows Mobile 6.1 operating system. The ASUS P552w will also work on that OS. It will have photo and music management applications like EziPhoto and EziMusic. The common web application programs like RSS newsfeeds, YouTube and Flickr will also work on that.
One byproduct of this is the ASUS SMS Location Link. This is the feature which allows people at different places to swiftly find each other. This is achieved by sending and receiving SMS messages and links to relevant info and directions through Google Maps.
The appearance and the 3D touch interface of the HTC Touch had already been compared with each other. We’ll be waiting to see the final shape of the P552w. it will soon hit the market. Detail about Specifications is as under.
Networks: HSDPA 3.6Mbps, UMTS 2100, EDGE/GPRS/GSM 900/1800/1900, Class 10.
Operating System: Microsoft Windows® Mobile 6.1™ Professional.
Standby Time: 300 hrs with 3G and 250 hrs with 2G.
Talk Time: 3 hrs with 3G and 5 hrs with 2G.
Memory: 256MB Flash + 128MB DDR.
Expansion Slot: MicroSD with SDHC support.
Connectivity: WLAN 802.11b+g, USB v1.1 (FS), Bluetooth 2.0+EDR.
WAP Browser: HTTP / WAP 1.2.1/2.0.
Messaging: SMS / MMS / Email / MSN / Push E-mail.
Battery: 1100mAh Li-Ion.
GPS: SiRF StarIII with internal antenna.
PIM: Word (editor), Excel (editor), Power Point (viewer), IE, Windows® Live, MSN, Voice Commander and Push.
Email (Exchange Server)
The available color will be black or white. Display would be 2.8″ TFT, Touch Screen 65K color, QVGA 240 x 320 pixels.