Press-service of the company ASUSTeK Computer announced a new handheld computer under the symbol P552w, became the debut product, which first applied an innovative user interface Glide.
As highlighted in the published official report, the use of advanced proprietary technology Gester Technology allowed to bring a whole new level the concept of "peace on the tips of your fingers." After all, the owner of the device can easily, only with light finger movements to carry out actions such as selection, zoom and rotate images, scrolling long pages, receive the latest news and information about the weather forecast, as well as listening to music files. For these purposes, the new product provides applications Multi-Home, Anytime Launcher, EziPhoto and EziMusic.
The device operates under the operating system Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional, and his "heart" is a Marvell Tavor processor with a clock frequency of 624 MHz. However, other technical characteristics of the PDA are:
• Ability to work in UMTS (2100 MHz) and GSM (900/1800/1900 MHz);
• Support for standards HSDPA, EDGE and GPRS;
• 256 MB flash memory and 128 MB RAM;
• 2, 8-inch touch screen TFT-LCD with a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels and the ability to display 65 million colors;
• Built-in 2-megapixel digital camera with fixed focus;
• Integrated GPS-receiver SiRF Star III, support for Google Maps, function ASUS SMS Location Link (possibility to determine the location of two users after an exchange of SMS-messaging);
• Modules Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR and Wi-Fi 802.11b / g;
• Compatible with standard microSD memory cards and SDHC;
• Interface USB 1.1;
• Support for HTTP / WAP 2.0, SMS, MMS, Email, MSN and J2ME (CLDC 1.1 + MIDP2.0);
• Ability to handle files in MPEG-4, JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP, MP3, WMA, AAC and AAC +;
• Tools for working with documents created in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
• The period of battery life up to 300 hours (3G) of standby time and three hours (3G) in the mode of negotiation;
• Overall dimensions are 102 x 60, 5 x 14, 5 mm;
• Weight is 105 g (with Li-ion battery 1100 mAh).
As for the cost and timing of the massive sales ASUS P552w, then any evidence to that effect from the manufacturer has not yet been reported.