HP iPAQ 512 Voice Messenger Launched

HP has launched iPAQ 512 ‘Voice Messenger’ which is a easy-to-use Smartphone that combines the mobility of a standard cell phone, the capability of a powerful handheld organizer, push e-mail device, a quad-band mobile phone, high resolution digital camera and media player.

hp-ipaq-512-voice-managerEquipped with 2-inch micro-reflective color TFT display having 176 x 220 pixels resolution capable of displaying 65K colors, the HP iPAQ 512 smartphone is Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE network ready with automatic band transition and and it also features a 1.3-megapixel digital camera with zoom and audio and video media player software.

Pre-installed with Microsoft Office Mobile 6 operating system the HP iPAQ is based on Texas Instruments OMAP 850 200 MHz processor and it features 64MB SDRAM in addition to 128MB flash ROM and offers MicroSD slot for expanded memory.

The gadget allows upto 20 voice commands for hands-free operation. Voice Commander provides own personal Voice Valet to a user. Using spoken commands to perform a multitude of tasks, users can reply to email by dictating and sending a voice response, without the need for any typing. Users also can listen to email and text messages, navigate through phone and calendar tasks, dial a contact by name or digits, get appointments read and can speak to start various applications.

The new HP iPAQ smartphone voice messenger also features an integrated Wi-Fi (802.11b/g) wireless networking connection with WPA2 security and integrated Bluetooth v1.2 wireless connection for wireless data connectivity.

The built-in Wi-Fi (802.11b/g) wireless LAN in iPAQ 512 Voice Messenger provide business customers a VoIP alternative to traditional office fixed landline phone setups. By integrating the HP iPAQ Voice Messenger with office phone systems, users can benefit from VoIP based streamlined communications using Internet and reduced communication cost.

The new HP iPAQ 512 PDA phone offers a flexible wireless email experience with its voice control and hands free operation. In addition, the gadget offers Push e-mail technology which downloads e-mail in real-time as soon as it arrives, rather than requiring the client to download them manually. As a result the mailbox is constantly updated with new e-mails automatically without user intervention and announce new e-mail arrival with an alert.

The new HP iPAQ 512 Voice Messenger smartphone provides also allows users to view their emails in HTML format and offers quick access to contacts with the ability to search a call history and contacts database. In addition, the built-in Microsoft’s Office Mobile software suite enables users with a familiar, easy-to-use Windows user interface.

In addition, the gadget also offers rich digital entertainment features such as listening to music, watching videos, playing games, and capturing and sharing photos wirelessly.

Weighing just about 102 gms, the HP iPAQ 512 comes with 1100 mAh Lithium-ion offering a talk time of upto 6 hours when fully charged and stand-by time of 188 hrs.

The gadget offers standard USB v1.1 port and a 2.5 mm stereo headphone jack and comes equipped with many software which includes:

  • Pocket Outlook: Inbox, Calendar, Contacts, Tasks
  • Media Player 10
  • MSN Messenger
  • MS Pocket Internet Explorer
  • ActiveSync 4.5
  • Voice Recorder
  • Games: Calculator, Solitaire, Bubble Breaker
  • VoIP client
  • Pocket Office apps: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

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HP iPAQ 512 Features

  • Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE
  • 65K colors, 2.0-inch micro-reflective color TFT, 176 x 220 pixels resolution
  • Texas Instruments OMAP 850 200 MHz processor
  • Windows Mobile 6.0 OS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS Class 10
  • Integrated Wi-Fi (802.11b/g) with WPA2 security
  • Integrated Bluetooth 1.2 wireless technology
  • 1.3 Mega pixel CMOS camera, 1280 x 1024 pixels resolution
  • Video media player, supports MPEG4, 3GPP, WMV
  • Audio MP3 player, supports AAC, AAC+, MP3, WMA
  • USB v1.1 port
  • 2.5 mm stereo headphone
  • 64-MB SDRAM, 128-MB ROM, MicroSD slot
  • 1100 mAh Lithium-ion, 6-hrs talk-time
  • Dimensions (w x d x h) – 2.8 x 0.71 x 4.65 in / 48.6 x 16.3 x 107 mm
  • Weight – 102 gms

The new HP iPAQ 512 Voice Messenger smartphone is available in India for Rs 14,000 with 1-year parts and labor limited warranty along with 90 days technical support for software. Visit www.hp.com for more details.