ASUS P835 WVGA Touchscreen Smartphone Announced


ASUS, after its alliance with Garmin has launched is own smartphone the P835, a PDA web browsing and multimedia phone with a 5 megapixel camera (video playback), Word Editor, push email, which uses Windows Mobile Professional 6.1.

The P835 is equipped has large 3.5" touchscreen that runs
at WVGA resolution--offering five times the number of pixels of most
phones which they claim delivers the best document, photo, movie and website
viewing experience possible.

The P835 has HSUPA 7.2Mbps download
speeds, a responsive trackballand
Opera Mobile, a user-friendly and full-featured Web browser.  The P835 also doubles as a Wi-Fi Acess Poinrtcan sharing its high-speed HSPA cellular data or Internet connection over
Wi-Fi with up to 10 devices.

Users will be able to perform the full breadth of online
tasks--from hopping onto their social networking sites and updating
their blogs, to checking email and viewing streaming video. The P835
also enables users to switch between 12-key, half-Qwerty and
full-Qwerty virtual keyboard modes, allowing them to choose an input
method that best suits their current task. A responsive tracking ball
significantly improves scrolling, and the phone's large 3.5" display
ensures every webpage is displayed crisply and vividly.

P835 features an updated, streamlined and enhanced iteration of ASUS'
exclusive Glide mobile
user interface on top of Windows Mobile, no pricing has been announced yet.


Networks HSPA (DL: 7.2Mbps, UL: 2Mbps), UMTS 900/1900/2100
EDGE/GPRS/GSM 850/900/1800/1900, Class 12
Operating System Microsoft Windows® Mobile 6.1™ Professional
Color Black
Form factor Bar type
Dimensions 115mm x 59mm x 13.8mm
Weight 148g (with battery)
Standby Time 350hrs with 3G and 300hrs with 2G*
Talk Time 6hrs with 3G and 7hrs with 2G*
Display 3.5" TFT, 65K-color Touchscreen, WVGA (800 x 480 pixels)
Processor Qualcomm 7201A 528MHz
Memory 4GB Internal Storage + 288MB SDRAM + 256MB ROM
Expansion Slot MicroSD with SDHC support
Connectivity WLAN 802.11b+g , USB v2.0, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR
WAP Browser HTTP / WAP 1.2.1/2.0
Messaging SMS / MMS / Email / MSN / Push Email
Battery 1100mAh Lithium
GPS Yes (AGPS supported)
Business Applications
PIM Word (editor), Excel (editor), PowerPoint (viewer),
Adobe Reader, Windows® Live, MSN, Voice Commander** and Push Email
(Exchange Server).
Other Features Opera browser, Wi-Fi Access Point, YouTube, Flickr,
ASUS Virtual Keyboard, Anytime Launcher, ASUS Today, EziMusic,
EziPhoto, Google search and RSS Reader.
Multimedia and Entertainment
Camera 5 Megapixel Auto Focus
Video Record: MPEG4/H.263
Playback: MPEG4/H.264/H.263/WMV
Video Call, Audio/Video Streaming
Picture Format JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP
Audio Format MP3, WMA, WAV, AMR, AAC and AAC+
Ringtone Polyphonic (MIDI, 128CH), MP3, WMA and WAV
JAVA J2ME (CLDC 1.1 + MIDP2.0)