ASUS India with IDLDPL unveils yet another new P750 PDA phone

ASUS India with IDLDPL unveils yet another new P750 PDA phone

A complete business solution with high speed data transfer - provides GPS and 3.5G coverage for business access

Asus India along with IDLDPL, (India Digital Life Style Distributors Pvt. Ltd.) has launched their latest PDA phone, the P750. The P750 is a fully loaded Tri-Band GSM PDA phone with GPS capabilities as well as Wi-Fi, 3.5G with HSDPA and Bluetooth with A2DP connectivity. This particular model is also the winner of the 2007 Japan G-Mark Award.

The new gadget will be equipped with powerful processor and 3.2 MP camera. The new ASUS P750 will work on the basis of Marvell PXA27x processor with clock frequency of 520 MHz under control of OS Mobile Windows 6 Professional and contain 64 MB of operative memory, also 256 MB, used for storage of programs and others. For additional memory, one can always add microSD card. The Smartphone is equipped with TFT display with a diagonal of 2, 8 inches and resolution of 240x320 pixels, and also with built in 3, 2 megapixels camera with an auto focus.

One of the basic features of the device 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 also provided by Bluetooth 2.0 module, wireless interface 802.11b, 802.11g and USB port used for synchronization with other, including personal computers, devices.

Mr. Surinder Saini, Asst Vice President, Sales-IDLDPL, said," The handset is a complete businessapplication and connectivity set that will allow users to carry their office communication device in their palms. Further more he adds, As IDLDPL has aggressive marketing plan also ready along with good distribution system, I am optimistic that ASUS P750 will acquire a very huge market share in the coming days especially among the young professionals as it’s a light weight smart phone that is heavy on features”.

Mr. Altaf Ansari, Product Manager, PDA Business, ASUS India, says, "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".

The ASUS P750 is powered by a 520MHz Marvell PXA270M processor and runs Windows Mobile 6.0 Professional. It's a tri-band GSM handset with GPRS/EDGE and 3G/HSDPA connectivity supporting download speeds of up to 3.6Mbps with suitable network coverage. The device has 256MB of flash ROM and 64MB of SDRAM. After a hard reset, our review sample reported 147MB of free storage memory. This can be augmented with microSD cards; the ASUS P750 supports SDHC, which means it can handle high-capacity (2GB) cards.

Both Wi-Fi (802.11b/g) and Bluetooth (2.0+EDR) are integrated, and a SiRFStar III GPS receiver completes a full suite of wireless connectivity options for the P750 — WAN, LAN, PAN and satellite. ASUS provides two GPS-aware applications. 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 second application, called Travelog, captures your GPS footprint as you travel. This can be exported in a format appropriate for use with Google Earth.

The ASUS P750 has two cameras. The 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 that lacks both a self-portrait mirror and a flash, but offers a good range of settings (for a handheld) and an auto-focus mode. The auto-focus mode comes in handy when using the World Card application, which converts a photo of a business card into an entry in the Contacts database. This works surprisingly well.

Other bundled applications include Remote Presenter, which lets you 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.

As far as the P750's battery life is concerned, ASUS claims 6 hours of 2G talk, and 240 hours of 3G standby. We used Automatic Mode in our battery test, which involved setting the P750 to play music non-stop from a microSD card with the screen forced to remain on. Under these conditions, the device managed just over 12 hours. This is impressive battery life for a Windows Mobile 6 Professional device, although realistic usage patterns involving a mixture of GPS, Wi-Fi and 3G mean that you'll be lucky to achieve it in practice.

Pricing & Availability
The new ASUS P750 PDAphone is priced at Rs.32, 000/-and MOPRs.28, 900/-.ASUS P750 PDAphone is now available in India through India Digital Life Style Distributors Pvt Ltd. IDLDPL can be contacted at 135-136-137, Rectangle-1, Plot No- D4, District Centre, Saket, New Delhi-110017, and Phone: 011-46096400, Fax: 011- 46096430, Mail: contactus@idldpl.comWebsite: all mobile stores.