HP recently unveiled its latest Windows Mobile Pocket PC, the HP iPAQ rx4000,
realizing its vision of mobile freedom where consumers stay in touch at work and
at play through seamless connectivity. At a recent event in China, HP showcased
a breadth of easy-to-use mobility solutions with innovative designs, which
reflect consumers' personal design preferences, enabling consumers to be
entertained and productive on the go.
While the iPAQ rx4000 isn't a Phone Edition device at all, it's worth enough to
be mentioned here since it is a new kind of device, HP is going to release.
Before, HP always had the business user in mind, when they released their iPAQ
or Jornada Pocket PCs. Now, with the iPAQ rx4000, HP has the consumer in mind.
Breaking new ground in design for handheld devices, HP launched the HP iPAQ
rx4000 Mobile Media Companion series. Its compact, palm-sized smart design will
enhance consumers' entertainment experience for fun on the go virtually anywhere
and anytime they desire.
Key features of the smart design include:
- Choose to view digital content in either landscape or portrait mode to
maximize the viewing pleasure of videos, photos and games.
- A scroll wheel for a single, smooth, one-handed operation for access and
navigation of digital content.
- A large 2.8-inch-wide anti-glare touch screen to quickly launch media
applications for entertainment gratification.
- The HP iPAQ rx4000 Mobile Media Companion series, which is built on
Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 Software for Pocket PC, also includes a suite
of connectivity options, such as integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, enabling
consumers to stay connected on the go.
- Built with integrated Wi-Fi, consumers can connect to their email and
the Internet to get real-time information and download music or movies.
Consumers can also download VoIP software to make free PC-to-PC calls and
fee-based calls to landlines and mobile phones, staying connected to loved.
- Bluetooth technology enables consumers to connect to other Bluetooth
devices, such as wireless stereo headphones, mobile phones and wireless
- Built on Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 Software for Pocket PC, consumers
can synchronize their calendar and contacts with ease, while getting work
done on the go with popular Microsoft applications, such as Word, Excel and
The HP iPAQ rx4000will be available in Asia Pacific from October onwards
for an estimated retail price of US $299. A launch in other areas of the
world wasn't announced yet.
Cheers ~ Arne