Asus Introduces its First Glide-Enabled PDA Phone

Sep 09, 2008 by John Messina weblog
ASUS P552w Glide-enabled PDA Phone
Photo courtesy of Mobile Burn

The ASUS P552w is the latest PDA phone that features, Glide innovative, touch responsive user interface that makes navigating on this mobile phone more intuitive and interactive than ever before.

ASUS P552w incorporates a revolutionary touch-responsive user interface that uses cutting-edge Gester technology which enables users to perform a variety of navigational actions such as selecting, zooming, scrolling and flipping with the simple flicks of their fingers.

The ASUS P552w also has applications that enable users to access a wide range of functions such as looking up the latest news, checking the weather forecast, viewing photo slideshows and listening to music all with a few taps of their fingers. These applications, dubbed Multi-Home, Anytime Launcher, EziPhoto, and EziMusic. EziPhoto enables users to flip through their photo collection with their fingertips, similar to how they would with a real photo album.

EziMusic has an interactive interface that allows you to play and manage your music. The ASUS P552w also houses applications that enable easy access to web content like RSS news-feeds, YouTube movies and photos on Flickr.

The ASUS P552w features Google Maps which not only facilitates navigation, but also capable of supplying users with POI´s (points of interest). The ASUS P552w´s navigation capabilities feature ASUS SMS Location Link. This exclusive feature allows users at two different locations to locate each other by sending each other SMS messages. Clicking on the URLs, which are automatically embedded in the sent messages, will link the phones up to Google Maps, giving users clear directions on how to get to each other´s positions.

The Asus P552W is equipped with a 624MHz processor, 3.5G HSDPA connectivity, GPS and seamless Google integration. It also offers Bluetooth, WLAN 802.11b/g, GPS, USB and other connectivity standards to enable easy data transfers to and from other devices.

ASUS has yet to announce pricing and availability information for its P552w phone.

Via: Cool Gadgets Zone and Mobile Burn

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TBBucs
1 / 5 (1) Sep 10, 2008
So...it's an iPhone wannabe?
SmartK8
5 / 5 (2) Sep 10, 2008
TBBucs: The iPhone is iPhone wannabe..

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