Asus P565 PDA Touchscreen Phone Launched

Asus has announced the launch of Asus P565 PDA Mobile Phone which is a tri-band GSM Candybar style mobile handset featuring 65K colors CSTN Touchscreen display and sports 3.15 Megapixel digital camera, integrated media player, microSD memory slot, WiFi 802.11b/g wireless connection, Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP and GPS receiver.

asus-p565-pda-phoneTri-band GSM 900/1800/1900 MHz network ready Asus P565 PDA mobile phone has 2.8-inch, 65,000 Colors QVGA TFT Touchscreen display having 480 x 640 pixels screen resolution and it combines the features of a cell phone, navigator and PDA.

Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional powered Asus P565 PDA mobile phone is equipped with 800 MHz Marvell TavorP Processor with 256-MB NAND Flash Memory and 128-MB DDR SDRAM and handset also offers MicroSD/MMC/microSDHC Slot for expandable memory of upto 2-GB capacity allowing almost unlimited number phonebook and 20 received, 20 dialed and 20 missed calls records with Photocall feature.

Weighing about 120 gms, the new Asus P565 PDA mobile phone offers host of connectivity options which includes GPRS Class 10 with upto 48 kbps speed, EDGE Class 10 with upto 236.8 kbps speed, WLAN 802.11b/g Wireless WiFi Connection, and Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP besides offering USB v2.0 port for wired connectivity to PC.

The wireless Bluetooth v2.0 connection with Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) feature offered by Asus P565 mobilephone allows listening to music on bluetooth compatible headset absolutely wire-free and in full stereo.

The new Asus P565 PDA mobilephone comes with Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional Direct Push Email technology allowing to keep always up to date with e-mails, calendar appointments, and contacts. Push Email feature allows automatic download of new messages no sooner they arrive in mail server inbox.

The Black color Asus P565 PDA mobile phone is equipped with integrated 3.15 Megapixel digital camera with autofocus offering upto 2048 x 1536 pixels still image resolution. Still pictures can be stored in JPEG, PNG, GIF and BMP image formats.

Windows Mobile powered Asus P565 also offers Video Recording and Playback supporting MPEG4, H.263 and .3GP video formats in 25 fps.

The P565 also sports a secondary VGA resolution camera for videocall over 3G capable network.

In addition, the Asus P565 PDA mobilephone also sports Windows Media Player v10 which supports most of the popular audio file formats including MP3, AAC, AAC+, and WMA file formats.

With built-in Windows Live functions, Asus P565 PDA mobile phone allows access to Hotmail, MSN, Spaces and Web Search enabling users to keep in touch with their friends.

GPS Receiver/Catcher

The powerful built-in GPS antenna in Asus P565 handset combines seamlessly with the on-board navigation software and supports TMC (Traffic Message Service) which allowing users to obtain real-time traffic updates that can help them avoid traffic jams (Depends on local operator support).

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. The built-in GPS module in Asus P565 PDA mobile phone allows faster satellite pinpoint and download for users and their location. Even locations in vast, open country, the global GPS network will always be able to locate the user, and the navigation software will guide the user to the destination smoothly.

Easy Encryption

ASUS P565 PDA touchscreen mobilephone has many proprietary user-friendly software viz Secret Folder, through which the user can encrypt and protect sensitive personal or business information from prying eyes.

Windows Mobile OS

Asus P565 PDA mobilephone runs on Windows Mobile 6.1 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.

Underlying the Asus P565 mobile phone’s many features, is the Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional operating system, the leading mobile platform with plenty of support and software available, full suite of multimedia playback functionality, and most importantly, the support of NAND flash memory which allows data stored in the P565 stored even if the power is lost. The MS Office related software includes IE, Word (editor), Excel (editor), and Power Point (viewer).

Ur Time, Auto Cleaner

Another business features included in Asus P565 PDA mobilephone is Ur Time function, which allows the user to view the time of various cities on the Today screen. This useful feature ties in with the Meeting Time Planner, which helps eliminate the hassle of time converting and makes meeting scheduling more efficient than ever before while the Auto Cleaner function keeps the device in tip-top condition and operating with the best performance by cleaning up unwanted data.

Other features of Asus P565 Mobile Phone inclides utilities such as Business Card Reader, World time, Calendar, Calculator, File Explorer, Notes, voice memo, Voice Recognition/Commander and applications such as, Meeting Time Planner Newstation, ASUS Zip, Backup, and GPS Receiver/Catcher.

Asus P565 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 P565 mobile phone comes with 1300mAh Li-lon battery which offers upto 4 hours of talk time on full charge and upto 350 hrs of standby time.


Asus P565 PDA Mobile Phone Features

  • Triband GSM 900/1800/1900 MHz
  • 2.8-inch, 65,000 Colors TFT QVGA Touchscreen display, 480 x 640 pixels resolution
  • Marvell TavorP Processor, 800 MHz
  • Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional
  • 256 MB Flash ROM Memory, 128 MB DDR SDRAM,
  • MicroSD/MMC (upto 2-GB), MicroSDHC (upto 4-GB)
  • Unlimited number phonebook, 20 received, 20 dialed and 20 missed calls records, Photocall
  • GPRS Class 10, upto 48 kbps
  • EDGE Class 10, upto 236.8 kbps
  • WLAN 802.11b/g Wireless WiFi LAN Connection
  • Bluetooth v2.0+A2DP
  • USB v2.0 port
  • 3.15 Megapixel digital camera with autofocus, 2048 x 1536 pixels still image resolution
  • Video Recording and Playback in MPEG4, H.263, .3GP formats, @ 25 fps
  • Secondary VGA resolution camera for VideoCall
  • Windows Media Player v10, Supports MP3, AAC, AAC+, and WMA
  • GPS Receiver with SiRF Star3 Chipset
  • MS Office support, IE, Word (editor), Excel (editor), and Power Point (viewer)
  • Utilities: Windows Live, Clock, Alarm, World time, Calendar, Calculator, File Explorer, Notes, voice memo
  • Voice Recognition/Commander
  • Applications: Meeting Time Planner Newstation, ASUS Zip, Backup, GPS Catcher, Auto Cleaner
  • Ringtones – Polyphonic (128 channels), Midi, MP3, WMA, and WAV
  • SMS, MMS, Email, MSN IM, Push Email
  • HTTP and WAP v2.0 Browser
  • Handsfree Speakerphone
  • Li-ion 1300 mAh Standard Battery
    Talk time: 4 hrs
    Standby time: 350 Hrs
  • Dimensions – 102 x 60.5 x 16 mm
  • Weight: 120 gms

Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 OS powered new Asus P656 PDA Touchscreen mobile phone with WiFi 802.11b/g wireless LAN connection and GPS receiver is expected to be available in India by June 2009. Visit for more details.

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