Taipei, Taiwan, May 27, 2008 – ASUS´ latest ensemble of handhelds not only fascinates users with their stylish looks, but also provides a brand new level of user experience. With the latest cutting-edge software and technologies to provide high speed downloading, user-friendly interfaces and touch screen capabilities, users will be able to look forward to exceedingly convenient and exciting experiences for every handheld need.
“ASUS´ handhelds continues to be well received in the North America and Asia Pacific, as well as gaining in popularity worldwide.” said H C Hung, Head of ASUSTeK´s Handheld Business Unit. “At Computex, ASUS will showcase yet another new innovation dubbed the ASUS Glide – which will allow users to enjoy a brand new way to access information and utilize their handhelds to the full – all at a single glide of their fingers.”
ASUS Innovative Handheld Technologies
Total User Convenience with ASUS Glide
True mobility begins with Glide – the all new exquisite software suite for ASUS handhelds. Able to provide instant access to information and functions through mobile devices, this innovation makes multitasking easier than ever. Through Glide, users will be able to interact seamlessly with their handhelds to obtain everything they require; in fun, style and simplicity.
The ASUS Glide incorporates the following features:
ASUS Today – Do More with Less
With ASUS mobiles pre-loaded with ASUS Today, users will never need to fret about loading speeds or the chance of the mobile hanging on them due to too many functions running at the same time. The most commonly-used functions are displayed on the desktop – promising simplicity and quick productivity. With ASUS Today, users will have effortless access with just one glide – having applications such as Time, Mail Box, Calendar, News, Weather and Music Player displayed in the same window for fun and ease.
Anytime Launcher – Responding Anytime
With a newly organized menu, Anytime Launcher provides users with instant access to programs like Favourite Contacts, Recent Documents, and Messages–all with a glide of their fingers. With Anytime Launcher, users will be able to get their jobs done quickly–allowing them to do what they want, when they want it without any trouble or frustration.
EziPhoto – Bring Pictures to Life
With EziPhoto, users will be able to immerse themselves in their favorite memories; and watch as their photo albums come alive. They can easily flip through pictures with a simple glide, and design viewing experiences to suit their own unique personality. They can even set slide-shows with music from their music albums to recreate moods of respective moments–enhancing the viewing experience.
EziMusic – The DJ that Performs In Your Palm
Music is the spice of life, and EziMusic provides users with the best means to enjoy the thrill of listening to their favorite hits with ease. With an automated jukebox, users can select their desired songs with just a glide through albums; while the library of playlists can be sorted according to albums, artists, genres or personalized just like a professional DJ. Additionally, the Ringtone Editor lets users to cut their favorite portion of any song to be set as the incoming-call ringtone – providing even more individual personality.
Enjoy the Best User Experiences with ASUS Handhelds
ASUS-Lamborghini ZX1 – Symbol of Power, Style and Substance
With classic designer traits of its namesake sports car, the Automobili Lamborghini co-branded handheld truly makes heads turn. With a masculine cut and an exquisite yet bold exterior; the ZX1 encapsulates a ´drop-dead´ stunning finish of carbon fiber and high grade stainless steel. Equipped with a touch screen, this beauty utilizes a unique graphic user-interface that can be personalized to suit the user – providing a testosterone-fueled experience that only the Automobili Lamborghini can offer.
ASUS P320 – Experience the ´Mini´ with the ´Most´
Equipped with a compact outlook, trendy shades and smooth curves, the ASUS P320 spectacularly catches the eyes of all onlookers. Heralded as the smallest Windows Mobile GPS PDA phone, this super compact PDA phone brings handphone ´chic´ to a whole new level. With its intuitive interface, the P320 shows that its good looks aren´t just skin deep – providing users both style and functionality on-the-go.
ASUS PNDs for Safer, More Efficient Travels
Navigate Conveniently with 3D Realistic Maps
ASUS PNDs utilize the innovative 3D map function to make looking at complex intersections easier to understand. With a panoramic view of the navigation route, these PNDs make use of full 3D representations to realistically display the surroundings with geographical illustrations and detailed road information – allowing users to easily and conveniently view their GPS positions in real-time. The 3D maps even will turn, move and stop as the driver does the same, and will provide pan and zoom options to view nearby streets for easy reference.
Ultimate Driving Safety with HUD
The latest ASUS R710 PND utilizes a revolutionary technology to ensure driving safety. The HUD (Heads Up Display) projects navigation instructions that include directions, speed etc. on the windshield in front of the driver. This not only helps users focus on the roads ahead, it also prevents users to be distracted by the device itself – hugely improving car safety.
ASUS Achievements for 2007
ASUS saw the year 2007 filled with accolades from across the globe with 2568 awards. It was also ranked in Business Week´s “InfoTech 100” for the 10th straight year; and named the “Number One in Quality and Services” by the Wall Street Journal Asia.
ASUS at Computex 2008
For more details about our highlighted products, please come visit us at TICC (Taipei International Convention Center), Booth no. TF1L & 101B from June 3–7!