imate JAMA: a new budget communicator

In the Internet emerged some info on a new i-mate device, which hasn’t been yet officially introduced. Under the preliminary info, i-mate JAMA is a budget communicator from the Urban series. By the way, the company hasn’t yet unveiled the Urban series, it is expected to collect budget models against powerful devices of the Ultimate series.The specs of i-mate JAMA:
Dual-band GSM/GPRS
2.4” QVGA display
2-megapixel camera
CPU – Samsung 300 MHz
64 MB RAM and 128 MB flash ROM
Bluetooth 2.0 interface
16 mm thick
Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC
The release of i-mate JAMA is set for May at the approximate price of €299-349.” via

BenQ Launches P51 PDA Phone

BenQ today announces the launch of the BenQ-Siemens P51 PDA phone – the much anticipated successor to the P50, offering enhanced feature set including WLAN technology for fast, convenient Internet access and an integrated GPS receiver for navigation service. The versatile P51 operates on Windows Mobile 5.0 operating system and comes equipped with a 1.3-megapixel camera, a bright 2.83-inch touch screen display and an ergonomic QWERTY keyboard. The BenQ-Siemens P51 integrates the latest WLAN technology to provide convenient Internet access experience. With the WLAN support, users can chat on MSN and talk via VoIP service providers such as Skype whenever within range of a hotspot. A fully integrated GPS receiver inside the P51 provides navigation assistance through a real-time on-screen map that displays the current location and directs the best route to any destination. Based on Microsoft’s Windows Mobile™ 5.0 operating system, the BenQ-Siemens P51 arrives with an array of functions needed by business professionals on the go including Microsoft Word and Excel applications for fast document browsing and editing, push mail support for real-time e-mail receiving/sending, the PIM (Personal Information Management) applications that include convenient task reminder and personal memo function, the ActiveSync application for quick syncing with a PC and a speech commander function for an intuitive way to operate the P51. The BenQ-Siemens P51 features a high-performance media player and supports A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) via a Bluetooth® headset, bringing full-bodied stereo sounding while enjoying digital content on the P51. The phone also comes equipped with a USB port for data syncing, a SDIO slot compatible for SD/MMC memory card and a vast array of optional accessories. The P51 is currently available in Singapore and Turkey. P51 specifications: Basic Specifications Dimension 122×60×20(mm) Weight 170g System Quad-band, GSM / GPRS 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz. Color Platinum Sliver Battery 1320 mAh Li-ion Battery Talk Time* 5hrs Standby Time* 185 hrs *Talk and standby times are varied by local network condition, SIM card settings and usage preference. Main Functions Operation System Microsoft® Windows MobileTM 5.0 Processor Intel® Xscale™ PXA272 416 MHz Display 240×320, 2.83″ QVGA TFT-LCD with touch screen Integrated Camera Image Capturing ‧Built-in 1.3 megapixel digital camera, 4X digital zoom ‧Picture editing and photo album ‧4 resolution settings ‧5, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30 seconds self-portrait ‧Built-in Pocket Studio for photo shooting Video Recording ‧Built-in camcorder for unlimited video recording (depends on extended memory card capacity) ‧2 resolution settings ‧2 recording modes:Portrait and Landscape ‧Adjustable brightness, contrast, white balance and 6 scene modes Video Functions ‧Built-in Windows Media Player and Pocket Studio for MPEG4, .3GP, H.264, WMV file formats playback ‧Video playback: Full-screen, Portrait and Landscape Audio Functions ‧MP3, AAC, AAC+, WAV, WMA, AMR, MIDI ‧Multimedia files transfer via MMS, ActiveSync, Bluetooth® Ring Tone ‧64-chord polyphonic ring tone ‧MP3 and voice clip as ring tone Message Service ‧SMS, MMS(Video MMS) ‧Up to 300KB per MMS sending* Applications ‧Pocket Studio-Image / Video Recording, special effects ‧Pocket Edit-Image / Video Editing ‧Speech Commander-Voice command to dial-up and launch applications ‧Java Manager-Support Java games / applications download and execution Document Editor/Viewer ‧Word / Excel documents viewing and editing ‧PowerPoint / PDF documents viewing Text Input ‧QWERTY keyboard, virtual keyboard, handwriting PC Sync ‧USB cable‧Bluetooth® Network ‧WLAN 802.11b/g ‧GPRS Class10 ‧Browsing (Http, WAP2.0), VoIP / Skype, MSN Messenger, Email Connectivity ‧WLAN ‧GPRS ‧Bluetooth® ‧USB ‧SDIO Memory ‧Internal:64MB Mobile SDRAM and 192MB Flash ROM ‧Extended: SD / MMC Card PIM ‧Contacts, Calendar, Tasks, Note, Call History, vCard, vCalendar More Enjoyments ‧Built-in WLAN and GPS ‧VoIP / Skype ‧Java games ‧Speech Commander ‧Windows Media Player for multimedia files playbacks ‧Pocket Studio/Edit for image / video recording & editing Other ‧Image caller ID ‧STK(SIM Tool Kit) ‧Power saving mode/ Flight Mode Accessories** Travel charger / Standard Li-ion Battery / Stylus / Screen protector film / Cleaning cloth / Quick Start Guide / Headset / BenQ Companion CD / USB data cable / Warranty Card / User manual / Leather case *Actual MMS message size limitation depends on your local telecom operator.**Actual items are determined by individual distributors or sales agents.

Longcheer has announced G300 GPS Phone

longcheer.jpg “Longcheer, a top Chinese mobile device manufacturer, along with u-blox AG, a leading Swiss provider of GPS receivers, has announced the inclusion of u-blox AG’s LEA-4S GPS module in their latest phone – the G300 GPS phone. Longcheer’s newest GSM mobile phone includes other premium features, including an MP3/MP4 player, VGA camera, GPS engine, and WAP internet browser.The Longcheer G300 GPS phone also features ultra-long standby, weighs just 102 grams, and measures 117 x 50 x 16.5mm. The u-blox AG LEA-4S GPS module is cost effective, and offers a high degree of sensitivity along with low power consumption. Its built-n SuperSense weak signal tracking technology allows the GPS navigation to be used without interruption in shopping malls, train stations, and building interiors without losing te signals.The Longcheer G300 phone is currently on display at the CeBIT show, which runs through March 21, and will be available in April 2007 in China. Internationally, the phone will be available soon after the China launch. ” via