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HP iPAQ 5550 vs OS XDA 2
      #8561 - 02/11/04 10:45 AM

I'm interested to know people's views on which would people go for and why - the iPAQ 5550 or the XDA2?

I have vast quantities of contact information (not just numbers but history too). Much of the information is sensitive, also having made do with the Palm Vx for years, I want to get "connected" - so Bluetooth/WiFi is a must for connecting to phone and home network (but would it be better to have the phone built in?).

Compact Flash would be a nice to have, and I know the iPAQ has an expansion sleeve - but with the release of 512Mb SD cards, I'd be happy to drop that requirement.

I use a company mobile phone (it's Vodafone), so I have limited flexibility over contract.

So far the iPAQ 5550 is winning.

I'd appreciate all views and comments.

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Re: HP iPAQ 5550 vs OS XDA 2 [Re: Wolfthing]
      #8607 - 02/13/04 05:55 AM

So do you want a device that has a built-in mobile phone? The XDA II is a Pocket PC Phone Edition and makes sense if you'd like to combine a Pocket PC and mobile phone in one unit. The iPAQ 5555 is just a Pocket PC (no phone). If you want a phone, the XDA II certainly makes more sense. But if you're happy connecting via a WiFi access point at home/work/public venues that offer the service or via BT and your BT mobile phone, then the iPAQ 5555 is certainly a nice PPC.

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