Asus has announced Asus P527 PDA Mobile Phone which is a quad-band GSM Candybar style mobile handset which features 65K colors CSTN Touchscreen dislay and sports 2.0 Megapixel digital camera, integrated MP3 media player, microSD expandable memory, integrated FM radio, WiFi 802.11a/b/g wireless connection and GPS receiver.
Quad-band GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz network ready Asus P527 PDA mobile phone has 2.6-inch, 65,000 Colors TFT Touchscreen display having 240 x 320 pixels screen resolution and it combines the features of a cell phone, navigator and PDA.
Microsoft Windows Mobile 6 Professional powered Asus P527 PDA mobile phone is equipped with TI OMAPTM 850 (200MHz) Processor with 128 MB Flash Memory and 64 MB SDRAM and handset also offers MicroSD/MMC Slot for expandable memory of upto 1-GB capacity allowing upto 1000 number phonebook and 20 received, 20 dialed and 20 missed calls records.
Asus P527 mobile phone features 8 dedicated hotkeys which allows quick access to most of the main functions and the 5 directional front jog dial along with the 3 directional side jog wheel enables easy access to the user interface.
Weighing about 125 gms, the new Asus 527 PDA mobile phone offers host of connectivity options which includes GPRS Class 10 with upto 48 kbps speed, EDGE, WLAN 802.11a/b/g Wireless WiFi Connection, Bluetooth v2.0+EDR (Enhanced data rate) offering 3 times faster data transfer, and a standard Infrared port for wireless connectivity. Asus P527 handset also sports USB v1.1 port for wired connectivity to PC.
The Silver color Asus P527 PDA mobile phone is equipped with integrated 2 Megapixel digital camera with autofocus feature offering upto 1600 x 1200 pixels still picture resolution.
In addition, the Asus P527 PDA mobilephone also sports MP3 Media Player which supports most of the popular audio file formats including MP3, AAC, AAC+, and WMA file formats. In addition the handset also sports integrated FM radio receiver with 20 preset memory. The handset does not allow live recording from FM radio nor offers FM alarm function.
Windows Mobile powered Asus P527 also offers Video Recording and Playback supporting MPEG4 and H.263 video formats in full 30 fps.
With built-in Windows Live functions, Asus P527 PDA mobile phone allows access to Hotmail, MSN, Spaces and Web Search enabling users to keep in touch with their friends.
Capture and Share Travelog
Asus P527 mobilephone features a unique feature viz. ‘Travelog’ which enables users to record and share user traveling pictures, routes, and notes with the handy built-in Travelog feature and export data directly to Google Earth, allowing them to share with others. The ‘Travelog’ function supports the Google Earth satellite maps format, allowing users to create a event diary during their travels.
Another unique feature viz. ‘Location Courier’ acts as a S.O.S. device to send a userï¿½s GPS position in form of a emergency SMS message to any 5 predefined mobile phone numbers any where in the world at the touch of a button. The GPS navigation with GPS catcher function allows users to find their location accurately across the world, allowing them to rapidly navigate to their destination.
Asus P527 PDA mobilephone runs on Windows Mobile 6 Professional operating system which allows synchronization of emails, allows Word and Excel documents creation and editing and also allows Powerpoint slides viewing. In addition, a unique ‘Newstation’ feature allows users to receive the latest news and information via RSS syndication.
The Asus P527 Mobile Phone also offers ‘Business Card Recognition’ feature that allows easy capturing the business card details without requiring to physically enter the same data into the contacts.
Other features of Asus P527 Mobile Phone inclides utilities such as World time, Calendar, Calculator, File Explorer, Notes, voice memo, Voice Recognition/Commander and applications such as Travelog, Remote Presenter, Business Card Recognition, Meeting Time Planner Newstation, ASUS Zip, Location Courier, Backup, and GPS Receiver/Catcher.
Asus P527 mobilephone becomes USB Pen drive with the easy connectivity without needing any special software and using the data cable, supplied free with the handset, transfering the contents to and from handset gets fast and easy.
Available in Metallic black and grey, the Asus P527 mobile phone comes with 1300mAh Li-lon battery which offers 4 – 5 hours of talk time on full charge and upto 200 hrs of standby time.
Asus P527 Mobile Phone Features
- quad-band GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- 2.6-inch, 65,000 Colors TFT Touchscreen display, 240 x 320 pixels resolution
- TI OMAPTM 850 (200MHz) Processor
- Microsoft Windows Mobile 6 Professional
- 128 MB Flash Memory, 64 MB SDRAM, MicroSD/MMC Slot (upto 1-GB)
- 1000 number phonebook, 20 received, 20 dialed and 20 missed calls records
- GPRS Class 10, upto 48 kbps
- WLAN 802.11a/b/g Wireless WiFi Connection
- Bluetooth v2.0+EDR
- USB v1.1 port
- Infrared port
- 2 Megapixel digital camera with autofocus, 1600 x 1200 pixels resolution
- MP3 Media Player, Supports MP3, AAC, AAC+, and WMA
- Video Recording and Playback in MPEG4, H.263 formats
- GPS Receiver with SiRF Star3 Chipset
- FM Radio
- MS Office support, IE, Word (editor), Excel (editor), and Power Point (viewer)
- Utilities: World time, Calendar, Calculator, File Explorer, Notes, voice memo
- Voice Recognition/Commander
- Applications: Travelog, Remote Presenter, Business Card Recognition, Meeting Time Planner Newstation, ASUS Zip, Location Courier, Backup, GPS Catcher, Auto Cleaner
- Ringtones – Polyphonic (128 channels), Midi, MP3, WMA, and WAV
- SMS, MMS, Email, MSN IM
- HTTP and WAP v2.0 Browser
- Handsfree Speakerphone
- Li-ion 1300 mAh Standard Battery
Talk time: 4 – 5 hrs
Standby time: 200 Hrs
- Dimensions – 113 x 58 x 15.4 mm
- Weight: 125 gms
Microsoft Windows Mobile 6 OS powered Asus P527 mobile phone with GPS receiver is available for Rs. 17,999/- (plus taxes) with one year standard warranty. Visit www.asus.com for more details.