and HP today announced the upcoming availability of the new HP iPAQ Glisten, a
feature-rich 3G Windows Mobile 6.5 world phone that meets the increasing demands
of modern mobile professionals. AT&T's first smartphone with an AMOLED
(active-matrix organic light-emitting diode) screen, the HP iPAQ Glisten is
loaded with features tailored with the business power user in mind. Featuring
the Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system, the iPAQ Glisten offers a
touch-friendly user interface and improved browser with Flash support.
Connections to your favorite people, content and applications are a fingertip
away on the redesigned Start Menu, and Internet Explorer Mobile supports the
rich experiences that many Web pages offer for desktop computers.
The HP iPAQ Glisten comes in two wireless setups: Dualband GSM/GPRS/EDGE at
850/1900 MHz and dualband UMTS/HSDPA at 850/1900 MHz for North America and
quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE at 850/900/1800/1900 MHz and triband UMTS/HSDPA at
850/1900/2100 MHz for Europe.
Users can easily move between work and leisure with advanced mobile E-Mail
capabilities, built-in WiFi and GPS functionality as well as rich multimedia
features and applications. AT&T supports Windows Marketplace for Mobile for
access to a variety of applications.
The iPAQ Glisten features a full QWERTY keyboard and five-way directional pad
for fast, easy and accurate messaging including SMS/MMS and E-Mail. The
touch-enabled AMOLED screen, among the best displays on the market, allows users
to easily navigate through menus, windows, and links with the touch of a finger.
Power users stay more connected with Outlook calendaring, Microsoft Word and
Excel as well as the ability to view Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe PDF
documents. The HP iPAQ Glisten gives users the ability to manage a single
contact list and synchronize them wirelessly or with a PC using a supported
E-Mail account. It also comes with an integrated inbox that summarizes recent
E-Mails, calls, and texts.
In addition, users can take advantage of the built-in speakerphone and enjoy
the freedom of hands-free control with Voice Commander, voice recognition
software which reads text messages, E-Mails and appointment details and lets
users begin messages and dial contacts using simple voice prompts.
Web browsing and streaming video on the HP iPAQ Glisten are fast and
enjoyable with the improved Internet Explorer Mobile 6. Users can turn on the
built-in WiFi quickly with a dedicated on/off button and enjoy high-speed
Internet access - featuring automatic access to over 20,000 AT&T WiFi hotspots
included at no additional charge with select smartphone data plans.
Users can also connect with friends and colleagues on their favorite social
networking sites, including a preloaded Facebook application. Mobile
professionals can capture pictures and videos with the 3.1 megapixel camera and
view them in brilliant color and clarity or edit them with HP Photosmart Mobile
and easily share them via E-Mail or on the Web using Snapfish.
The HP iPAQ Glisten will be available in the coming weeks for US$ 229.99
(receive a US$ 50 AT&T Promotion Card with two-year agreement, smartphone data
plan). The smartphone will be available through AT&T business services, HP
corporate sales, small and medium business and consumer Websites at AT&T.com and
HP.com as well as through third-party e-commerce sites.
Cheers ~ Arne