HP today introduced the latest HP iPAQ device, a sleek and small smartphone that delivers a flexible wireless email experience for business customers through convenient voice control and hands-free operation.
The HP iPAQ 500 series Voice Messenger features voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) capabilities, "push" email and the latest Windows Mobile 6 operating system. With up to six hours of continuous talk time on a fully charged battery, the HP iPAQ Voice Messenger also leads the competition in battery life. As the first in HP?s new smartphone lineup, the HP iPAQ 500 series helps highly mobile professionals stay connected wherever they are.
Demo unit showing at 3GSM
More than 20 voice commands available on the iPAQ offer customers hands-free operation. Using a powerful ?voice reply? feature, people 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 and speak to start applications.
Additionally, the HP iPAQ Voice Messenger has built-in Wi-Fi to provide business customers a VoIP alternative to traditional office phone setups. By integrating the HP iPAQ Voice Messenger with office phone systems, businesses can eliminate the need for desk phones and benefit from streamlined communications and reduced IT management. The smartphone also includes GSM/EDGE and Bluetooth? wireless technology connectivity options.
Based on the new Windows Mobile 6 platform, the HP iPAQ 500 series provides business professionals with an enhanced Outlook Mobile experience, allowing customers to view emails in their original HTML format and enjoy quick access to contacts with the ability to search a call history and contacts database. Plus, the built-in Microsoft Office Mobile suite provides customers with a familiar, easy-to-use experience.
The HP iPAQ Voice Messenger is the first iPAQ device to offer the over-the-air device management capabilities that HP acquired with its purchase of Bitfone Corp. With these capabilities, businesses can remotely manage and support the HP iPAQ devices? performance, security and access to applications, data and networks. For example, IT managers can remotely erase data on lost or misplaced devices, configure and repair units, and provide updates and security applications.
Here is the HP iPAQ 599 Series Data Sheet including Specs:
Work in motion
Take your office with you on the road with built in productivity apps and office functionality.
? Easily scan, read, and reply to e-mail ? Microsoft Exchange, POP3, or IMAP
? Reply to emails without typing, use VoiceReply
? Get to your most important Smartphone tasks quickly and easily using personalized shortcuts
? Work where you want, when you want with the familiar Windows interface. Mobile versions of Microsoft programs will help you get your work done on the go.
Speak your mind
Your voice has more power than ever before.
? Voice Commander converts your phone into your personal ?Voice Valet?.
? Over 20 speaker independent commands supported (no training required)
? Use Voice Commander to tell the HP iPAQ Voice Messenger to perform a multitude of tasks:
- Phone tasks
- E-mail tasks
- Calendar tasks
- Productivity tasks
Talk for hours
Featuring up to 6.5 hours of talk time (under best network conditions/coverage and continuous talking from a fully charged battery).
? Enjoy clear voice quality
? Save your wireless airtime minutes while in the office with VoIP (Voice Over IP) over your wireless LAN (WiFi) and your company?s PBX phone system
- Interoperability tested with the major IP-PBX providers
? Use a Bluetooth headset or the built in speakerphone.
? Store numbers for speed dialing your most important colleagues.
? See who is calling with Caller ID ? the phone number, name, or even a photo.
Specs: Integrated wireless
? Smartphone with 12-function keys
? Integrated Quad band GSM/GPRS/EDGE wireless radio with automatic band transition
? Integrated WiFi ? 802.11 b/g with WPA2 security
? Integrated Bluetooth v1.2 wireless technology
Genuine Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.0 ? Phone Edition Operating system
Pocket versions of Microsoft software are included (Outlook Mobile, Office Mobile and Internet Explorer for Smartphone)
Processor TI OMAP 850 200 MHz processor
2.0? Micro-reflective TFT,176x220 pixel color with LED backlight
User Available Memory 64 MB SDRAM main memory for running application
128 MB flash ROM
Dimensions 4.65? x 2.8? x 0.71? (107mm x 48.6mm x 16.3mm)
Weight 5.8 oz (102 g)
Removable/Rechargeable 1100 mAh Lithium-lon user changeable battery
Talk time: up to 6.5 hours , Standby time: up to 7.8 days (188 hours)
NOTE: Talk, standby, and usage times are approximate and depend on the network configuration, the usage pattern of an individual user, and the configuration of the handheld. Use of some internal wireless capabilities, backlight will significantly decrease battery run time.
USB 1.1 Client, Micro SD Slot supports 4-bit microSD memory standard
Audio Integrated microphone, receiver, speaker and one 2.5 mm stereo headphone jack, stereo (through headphone jack)
HP exclusive applications
HP iPAQ DataConnect: to automatically configure your device for operator network settings; HP iPAQ Help and Support; HP iPAQ QuickStart Guide; HP iPAQ Tips; HP iPAQ Setup Assistant; Certificate Enroller; Asset viewer: HP iPAQ Shortcuts; VoiceReply to emails; Cyberon Voice Command; MMS Composer; JVM (MIDP 2.0, CIDC 1.1); UMA Client (optional)
Hardware Buttons/ Reset Buttons
Five-way navigation key, 2 soft keys (both are programmable keys), send/end, home, return, volume control, voice command, and 12-key numeric keyboard with LED backlit keys.
In the box HP iPAQ 51X Voice Messenger, lithium-lon 1100 mAh removable/rechargeable battery, USB desktop synchronization cable, AC adapter, stereo earbud style headset with 2.5mm jack, charger adapter, Getting Started Guide, How Do I...? Guide and HP iPAQ Companion CD.
The HP iPAQ 500 series Voice Messenger is expected to be available this spring in the United States direct from HP and select authorized dealers. International pricing and availability for the HP iPAQ 500 series will vary.