ASUS India along with distributor IDLDPL is launching their fully-loaded Tri-Band GSM P750 PDA phone in India. With its GPS capabilities as well as Wi-Fi, 3.5G with HSDPA and Bluetooth with A2DP connectivity, its no surprise this phone bagged the 2007 Japan G-Mark Award.
This ASUS P750 is equipped with a power processor and 3.2 MP camera. The model works on the Marvell PXA27x processor at a clock frequency of 520 MHz. under control of OS Mobile Windows 6 Professional and contains 64 MB of operative memory, also 256 MB, used for storage of programs and others.
For additional memory, one can always add a microSD card. The Smartphone is equipped with TFT display with a diagonal of 2, 8 inches and resolution of 240×320 pixels, and also with built in 3.2 mega pixel camera with an auto focus.
The basic feature of ASUS P750 is the presence of GPS of chipset SiRFStar III. ASUS P750 supports cellular network standards GSM/GPRS/EDGE and UMTS/HSDPA as well. Communication opportunities are provided by Bluetooth 2.0 module, wireless interface 802.11b, 802.11g and USB port used for synchronization with other devices including PCs.
Mr. Altaf Ansari, Product Manager, PDA Business, ASUS India, was quoted saying, “This is one of the models that we are planning to launch in Indian market to cater to the different tastes of our customers. The ASUS P750 is one of our most powerful offerings in the PDA Phone category. It has won many awards in performance and design which makes it just the right companion for a smart and stylish professional.”
ASUS P750 256MB of flash ROM and 64MB of SDRAM and has a reported 147MB of free storage memory. This can be further increased by microSD cards. The ASUS P750 also supports SDHC, thereby allowing it to handle high-capacity (2GB) cards.ASUS P750 has integrated Wi-Fi (802.11b/g) and Bluetooth (2.0+EDR) and SiRFStar III GPS receiver which completing a full suite of wireless connectivity options for the P750 – WAN, LAN, PAN and satellite.
ASUS provides two GPS-aware applications and its Location Courier allows you to send an SMS containing your latitude and longitude to up to five recipients at once. You can send messages manually or set the software up to automatically send positioning information at regular time intervals.
The Travelog application captures your GPS footprint as you travel. This can be exported in a format appropriate for use with Google Earth.
ASUS P750 has two cameras. One being its front-mounted VGA-resolution camera above the screen is designed primarily for video calling, while the main camera is on the back of the device. This is a 3-megapixel unit offering a good range of settings (for a handheld) and an auto-focus mode. The auto-focus mode is handy when using the World Card application, which converts a photo of a business card into an entry in the Contacts database which works surprisingly well.
Other applications include Remote Presenter, which allows you to control PowerPoint presentations via Bluetooth; an RSS reader; a backup and restore utility; My Secrets for keeping documents, pictures and video in a password-protected area; and a graphical icon-driven alternative to the Windows Mobile Today screen.
ASUS P750 claims a battery life of 6 hours of 2G talk, and 240 hours of 3G standby. This is quite an impressive battery life for a Windows Mobile 6 Professional device, although realistic usage patterns involving a mixture of GPS, Wi-Fi and 3G.
The new ASUS P750 PDA phone is currently priced at Rs.32,000 and MOP Rs.28,900. The ASUS P750 PDA phone is now available in India through India Digital Life Style Distributors (IDLDPL).