ATT and HP today announced the upcoming availability of the new HP iPAQ Glisten, a 3G world phone with an AMOLED scree, a 3.1 megapixel camera and built Wi-Fi.
Featuring the Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system, the iPAQ Glisten offers a touch-friendly user interface and improved browser with Flash support. Connections to your favorite people, content and applications are a fingertip away on the redesigned Start Menu, and Internet Explorer Mobile supports the rich experiences that many Web pages offer for desktop computers.
Users can easily move between work and leisure with advanced mobile e-mail capabilities, built-in Wi-Fi and GPS functionality as well as rich multimedia features and applications. AT&T supports Windows Marketplace for Mobile for access to a variety of applications.
The iPAQ Glisten features a full QWERTY keyboard and five-way directional pad for fast, easy and accurate messaging including SMS/MMS and e-mail. The touch-enabled AMOLED screen, among the best displays on the market, allows users to easily navigate through menus, windows, and links with the touch of a finger.
Manage and take control of demanding professional lifestyles Power users stay more connected with Outlook calendaring, Microsoft Word and Excel as well as the ability to view Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe PDF documents. The HP iPAQ Glisten gives users the ability to manage a single contact list and synchronize them wirelessly or with a PC using a supported e-mail account. It also comes with an integrated inbox that summarizes recent emails, calls, and texts.
In addition, users can take advantage of the built-in speakerphone and enjoy the freedom of hands-free control with Voice Commander, voice recognition software which reads text messages, emails and appointment details and lets users begin messages and dial contacts using simple voice prompts.
Bridge work and social life Web browsing and streaming video on the HP iPAQ Glisten are fast and enjoyable with the improved Internet Explorer Mobile 6. Users can turn on the built-in Wi-Fi quickly with a dedicated on/off button and enjoy high-speed Internet access ? featuring automatic access to over 20,000 AT&T Wi-Fi hotspots included at no additional charge with select smartphone data plans.
Users can also connect with friends and colleagues on their favorite social networking sites, including a preloaded Facebook application. Mobile professionals can capture pictures and videos with the 3.1 megapixel camera and view them in brilliant color and clarity or edit them with HP Photosmart Mobile and easily share them via email or on the Web using Snapfish.
HP iPAQ Glisten Specs:
Size and weight 112.8 x 62.8 x 13.4mm, 132g
Wireless 3G world phone for voice and data: -North America: 850/1900 MHz GSM/GPRS/EDGE; 850/1900 MHz UMTS/HSDPA -Latin America: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz GSM/GPRS/EDGE; 850/1900/2100 MHz UMTS/HSDPA -Europe/Asia Pacific: 900/1800 MHz GSM/GPRS/EDGE; 850/2100 MHz UMTS/HSDPA WiFi: 802.11 b/g Bluetooth: 2.0 with EDR for short-range wireless communication with other Bluetooth devices (sold separately)
Display 2.5-inch diagonal AMOLED touch screen
Text features QWERTY keyboard, 5-way directional pad
Audio features 3.5 mm headset jack, speakerphone, microphones on the bottom and back for phone conversations and voice recording; noise cancellation for improved call audio
Camera 3.1 megapixel, 5X digital zoom, fixed focus Power 1590 mAh Li-Polymer battery
Memory 256 MB SDRAM/512 MB Flash Storage MicroSD slot supports up to 32 GB (card sold separately) for pictures, video, music, and other files
GPS Assisted GPS navigation (maps and navigation software sold separately)
Operating system Windows Mobile Professional 6.5
Applications Microsoft Office Mobile, Microsoft Office Outlook Mobile, Internet Explorer Mobile 6, Windows Media Player Mobile, Microsoft Internet Sharing, MSN Money, MSN Weather, Facebook, and more
In the box HP iPAQ Glisten smartphone, standard battery, micro-USB sync/charge cable, AC adapter, and documentation kit
Pricing and availability The HP iPAQ Glisten will be available in the coming weeks for $229.99 (receive a $50 AT&T Promotion Card with two-year agreement, smartphone data plan). The smartphone will be available through AT&T business services, HP corporate sales, small and medium business and consumer Websites at AT&T.com and HP.com as well as through third-party e-commerce sites.