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PHONE EDITION: Legend to release ET180 Pocket PC Phone Edition
Posted by Carlo Guerrero - on Monday, 21.04.03 - 21:56:24 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News - Viewed 6217x
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Chinese computer manufacturer Legend will soon release their Pocket PC Phone Edition offering. The Legend ET180 will feature a unique removable numeric keypad which will be a first for the Pocket PC. Sources state that it will be powered by a 400MHz Intel X-Scale processor and will have 32MB of ROM and 64MB of RAM. It will run on the Pocket PC 2002 Phone Edition OS.

The unique removable keypad is said to give the user improved handling experience as the ET180 can be operated with one hand. emoving the keypad transforms the ET180 to a standard touchscreen dependent Pocket PC Phone Edition.


  • Operating System: Pocket PC 2002 Phone Edition
  • CPU: 400MHz Intel XScale PXA250
  • Memory: 64MB SDRAM, 32MB Flash ROM
  • Screen: 3.8" 240x320 16-bit color transflective TFT with backlight
  • Size(mm): 21.6(T) x 109(L) x 68.5(W)
  • Battery: removable, rechargeable Lithium-Polymer (1480 mAh)
  • Expansion: MMC & Secure Digital (SD) card slot
  • Input: Touch screen , handwriting recognition, soft keyboard, voice recorder, keyboard
  • Connectivity: USB synchronization cable, docking cradle/battery charger, AC adapter, charging adapter IrDA @ 115.2Kb
  • Price: 7000 Yuan, US$ 845

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Posted by SiliconAddict on 21.04.03 - 22:12:12

Nice specs, just too bad it doesn't have a built-in camera. I own a XDA (great device!), but my next PPCPE definitely will have a megapixel camera and support MMS. Definitely.

Posted by Arne Hess on 23.04.03 - 01:16:03

Nice specs and I like the idea of the keypad, reminds me a little bit of the SonyEricsson P800 keypad, which is a great idea to make the phone interface more usable!

Posted by CKKLO on 15.07.03 - 01:05:40

Its quite good except the price seems too high, and, it seems not available outside inland China and only in Simplifed Chinese !!!

Frankly loving it very much but just wait and see if the distributor will carry in into HK.

Posted by Jadetowers on 31.07.03 - 10:28:56

I managed to get a unit with English OS and had it for the last 6 weeks.

I love this phone as it replaces my old Palm and Nokia 8250.

The reception is very good and the best thing about it is that I can send SMS faster than my old phone. I can download a lot of ringtones from the Internet for free. The screen is fantastic and comparable to the IPAQ 1910. The processor is the newest Xscale PXA255.

Posted by Jeff Jie Sheng on 11.10.04 - 05:37:40

But, it can not support external USB device and SD device. Meanwhile, it can not be updated to PPC2003 !

Faint !!!  :cry:

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