Communications recently launched a new Windows Mobile smartphone - the GSmart
i300. Powered by a Marvell PXA270 CPU at 520 MHz, in the Chinese version the the i300 sports Windows Mobile
6 Professional (already), triband GSM/GPRS as well as Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, WiFi b/g and mini
USB 2.0! The 256 MB of ROM and 64 MB of RAM can be extended by miniSD flash
Other highlights are the 2.1 megapixel camera with macro function and digital
zoom and the inbuilt SiRF Star III GPS receiver.
Other included features are "GPS Tracking" which allows you to record your
tracks and make description of your photos through GPS tracking. You can use any
mapping software which supports .kmz and .gpx file format, such as Google Earth,
to display and edit the tracks, "Location Message" which allows you to send
immediate location through SMS with assigned frequently and "Wise Talk" which
includes background effect, answer machine and phone recording. Background
effects can make you use background effects to create the call environment you
desire. Last but not least it includes a "Pocket Remote" tool which can be used
via ActiveSync to control the i300 from the PC.
The GSmart i300 will be initially launched in Taiwan and Thailand with a
later launch in Turkey. Other countries are still under decission.
Cheers ~ Arne