ASUS Launches P552w Touch Phone with Glide UI

ASUS has launched the ASUS P552w PDA phone which features Glide – a new touch user interface developed by Asus and consist of Asus Today, Anytime Launcher, EziPhoto and EziMusic. The ASUS P552w boasts one of the most powerful CPUs (624MHz) on the market today. It also features 3.5G HSDPA (3.6Mbps) connectivity for fast Internet browsing, file sharing and TV program-streaming experience possible. Furthermore, it offers Bluetooth, WLAN 802.11b/g, GPS, USB and other connectivity standards to enable easy data transfers to and from other devices.The ASUS P552w will come pre-installed with the Google Maps and a ASUS SMS Location Link software. Users at two different locations can locate each other easily 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, which will then provide the users with clear directions on how to get to each other’s positions.The ASUS P552w comes preinstalled with applications that allow users to get an easy handle on entertainment. The most exciting of these are EziPhoto and EziMusic. EziPhoto enables users to flip through their photo collection with their fingertips, akin to how they would with a real album. It also has a Calendar option which organizes and displays the thumbnails of photos users have taken according to the dates in which they were snapped, allowing them to relive those moments in chronological order at a single glance.


  • Networks: HSDPA 3.6Mbps, UMTS 2100
  • EDGE/GPRS/GSM 900/1800/1900, Class 10
  • Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional
  • Dimensions: 102 x 60.5 x 14.5 mm
  • Weight: 105g (with battery)
  • Standby Time: 300 hrs with 3G and 250 hrs with 2G
  • Talk Time: 3 hrs with 3G and 5 hrs with 2G
  • Display: 2.8″ TFT, Touch Screen 65K color, QVGA 240 x 320 pixels
  • Processor: Marvell Tavor 624MHz
  • Memory: 256MB Flash + 128MB DDR
  • MicroSD with SDHC support
  • WLAN 802.11b+g , USB v1.1(FS), Bluetooth 2.0+EDR
  • WAP Browser
  • HTTP / WAP 1.2.1/2.0
  • SMS / MMS / Email / MSN / Push E-mail
  • Battery: 1100mAh Li-Ion
  • SiRF StarIII with internal antenna
  • Google Maps, Anytime Launcher, ASUS Today, Multi-Home, EziMusic and EziPhoto.
  • Camera: 2.0 Mega pixel Fixed Focus
  • Video: Record:MPEG4 QVGA 24fps / H.263 QCIF 24fps
  • Playback:MPEG4 QVGA 30fps / H.263 QCIF 30fps
  • J2ME (CLDC 1.1 + MIDP2.0)