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Smartphones combine the capabilities of a PDA, mobile operating systems and capabilities of mobile phone. Sounds expensive, it definitely is! Some of the latest smartphones are listed below.
HTC S710 Smartphone
HTC S710 smartphone HTC S710 smartphone has TI's OMAP™ 850 CPU, 201 MHz, with 128MB ram and 64 MB SDRAM. It has 2.4-inch LCD screen and 2.0 Mega-Pixel CMOS imaging sensor. S710 runs on Microsoft® Windows Mobile® 6 Standard. Also it supports GSM/GPRS/EDGE Quad-band module networks. Comes with Sliding QWERTY keyboard as well as simple cellphone keypad. Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are also included. [last updated May 26, 2007]
HTC Advantage X7500
HTC X7500 The HTC Advantage X7500 is a powerful mobile office device that lets you work wherever and whenever you want. This laptop look-a-like will make you wanna have one.

  • Microsoft® Windows Mobile® 5 Pocket PC Edition
  • Intel® PXA270 624 MHz with ATi™ Graphic Chip W2284
  • Built-in 8GB hard drive with miniSD™ expansion slot
  • Laptop-like design with 5-inch touch screen display
  • Detachable QWERTY keyboard
  • Built-in GPS
  • Supported networks are Tri-band UMTS/HSDPA and quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE
  • Bluetooth® 2.0 and Wi-Fi®
  • 3 megapixel camera with auto focus and flash
  • HTC VueFLO™ for easy navigation
  • TV Out for output to external viewing device
[last updated May 26, 2007]
Toshiba G900
toshiba G900 Softbank Japan will be comming out, in late August 2007, with Toshiba G900 as Softbank-X01T smartphone running on Windows Mobile 6 Professional.
[last updated May 26, 2007]
HTC Cavalier
HTC Cavalier. Softbank Japan soon (June 2007) will be offering new HTC Cavalier as Softbank-X02HT. This smartphone run on Windows Mobile 6. It is available in orange, black and white colors.
[last updated May 26, 2007]
HP's IPaq 514 Voice Messenger
HP IPAQ 514 HP has come out with its first smartphone, the IPaq 514 Voice Messenger. It will let you send voice messages as attachment with the text message. The iPaq 514 runs on Windows 6 and comes with Wi-Fi and 3G. It only has a numeric keypad (no Qwerty keyboard) as voice attachment system is to cover this short coming.
IPaq 514 is aimed at enterprise users and include new security features that can lock down or wiped if lost or stolen. Also it has the option of remote application installation and diagnostics.
The iPaq 514 Voice Messenger will be launched in June 2007.
[last updated May 26, 2007]
Palm Treo 755p
palm treo 755p Palm Treo 755p is the latest Palm OS Treo, available through Sprint in the U.S. The CDMA Treo 755p is the first Treo device to offer a series of software features, plus the built-in antenna design brought by Palm with Palm Treo 750.

The smartphone comes with 128MB memory being 60MB available for the user and support for Mini-SD memory cards up to 4GB. Part of the multimedia functionality is the 1.3-megapixel digital camera and video recorder, and application to organize and share photos. Treo 755p has DataViz Documents To Go Version 8.0 software , which offers support for native Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents as well as full PDF support.

One new feature to the Treo 755p is the integration of Google Maps service for mobile. With Google Maps built-in, Treo 755p users can get directions, perform local searches, and view moveable/scalable maps, satellite imagery, and traffic updates while on the go.

Treo 755p features and benefits include the ability to watch mobile video directly on the Treo 755p with Sprint TV, which has more than 50 channels of live and on-demand content.The Treo 755p is available starting mid-May 2007, in two colours, midnight blue and burgundy and runs on the Sprint Mobile Broadband Network, based on the CDMA EVDO standard for fast 3G networks.
[last updated May 26, 2007]
Sony Ericson P1 Smartphone
sony ericson p1 Sony Ericsson has announced the 5th generation P-series smartphone which is based on Symbian v9.1 having UIQ 3.0 interface.

The handset includes a 3.2 megapixel camera with business card scanner and a 2.6 inch touchscreen with 240 x 320 pixels. One basic feature of P1 handset is the dual function keyboard, which include full alphanumeric QWERTY keyboard combined with one hand phone usability.

The Sony Ericsson P1 comes with Opera Web Browser pre-installed, and serves as a multimedia companion including a music and video player and built-in FM radio. Users can expand its memory from the 160MB standard with Memory Stick Micro cards and device comes with a 512MB Memory Stick Micro out of the box.
Sony Ericson P1 measures 106x55x17 mm and weighs only 124 grams. The battery can deliver up to ten hours talk time on GSM networks and over three hours on UMTS networks.
[last updated May 26, 2007]
FIC Neo1973 Smartphone
fic neo 1973 Open-Source Neo1973 from FIC is a fully programmable phone with 2.8-inch VGA touchscreen. You can write your own applications for this smartphone or download available apps from the internet.

This quad-band GSM/GPRS phone uses open-source OpenMoKo Linux operating system. It also has Bluetooth 2.0 and USB. It also has built-in GPS system. All these features can be used by developlers to create all kind of applications for this smartphone, so that this phone does what you want it to do rather than what the phone provider wants it to do. Costs around US$350 and service is provided by AT&T or T-Mobile. Should be available by end of 2007.
[last updated May 26, 2007]
Nokia N95
nokia n95 cell phone 5.0 Megapixel Camera with Carl Zeiss optics, 2.6 inch QVGA screen with 16M colors, 3D surround sound effect with built-in speakers, that's what are some feature of the soon (start 2007) to come to market Nokia's latest smartphone. A unique 2-way slide concept and GPS functionality with maps of over 100 countries will definitely make the life of a world traveller easier. Its a bit bulky and will cost around US$700 when it comes to market in start of 2007 [last updated Sep 28, 2006]
BlackBerry Pearl
blackberry pearl Blackberry Pearl (8100) is the first handheld device from RIM which looks more like a cell phone. The BlackBerry Pearl 8100 smartphone is one of the world’s smallest smartphones and gives you the power of BlackBerry. It comes complete with digital camera, multimedia player and expandable memory. It includes the blackberry basic stuff like phone, email, web browser, text messaging, instant messaging, organizer applications and more.
The BlackBerry Pearl 8100 provides Quad-Band network support on 850/900/1800/1900 MHz GSM/GPRS and EDGE networks to allow for international roaming between North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. [last updated Sep 8, 2006]
Motorola Q

Only 11.5 mm thick, the Motorola Q gives you access to your e-mail in a compact, slim package. A Windows Mobile 5.0 Smart Phone featuring Pocket Outlook E-mail, a QWERTY keypad with thumb wheel, voice recognition software, 128 MB of memory, a speakerphone and more, it's the perfect device for conducting business on the move.

It has Dual Band 800 MHz CDMA/1900 MHz PCS. 1.3 MegaPixel camera, 2.4 inch screen, Intel 312 MHz CPU, 128 MB ROM and 64 MB ram and accepts Mini SD Expansion Slot.

Moto Q is being offered by Telus Mobility in Canada.

After looking at Moto Q, the difference between PDA and smartphone is lost on me!

Samsung SGH-T719

Samsung T719 is the first flip phone (clampshell formfactor) which has RIM BlackBerry connect e-mail support and works on GSM/EDGE network. It has hybrid QWERTY keyboard that is licensed from Research In Motion (BlackBerry maker). T719 has color internal display and greyscale external display. Also has 1.3-megapixel camera with video recording and playback capabilities. Other features include speakerphone, speaker-independent voice control, digital media player, wirleless Web browser, voice recognition and basic PIM applications.

In US, T-Mobile is expected to launch the Samsung t719 smartphone in Late summer.

RIM BlackBerry 8700g
The RIM BlackBerry 8700g offers T-Mobile customers a robust, user-friendly messaging device and mobile phone with excellent performance.

The RIM BlackBerry 8700g offers easy email setup and adds support for popular instant-messaging clients. The quad-band 8700g also comes with an Intel processor, EDGE speeds, Bluetooth 2.0, a speakerphone, and a full QWERTY keyboard.

Cingular 8125
The Cingular 8125 features a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, Windows Mobile 5, and four forms of wireless (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, EDGE, and infrared). The quad-band world phone also offers a speakerphone and extralong talk-time battery life.

T-Mobile MDA
The new T-Mobile MDA is a messaging powerhouse, with a full QWERTY keyboard that slides away plus GSM, GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 1.3-megapixel camera, a Mini SD expansion slot, Windows Mobile 5 and the extra speed you need to take advantage of the T-Mobile Total Internet network

Nokia 7710 widescreen smartphone

Wide (640x320-pixel) screen with pen input, Up to 90 MB internal memory, 128 MB MMC card, Handwriting recognition, HTML browser supports Flash 6, 1.23 Megapixel carmera (1280 x 960) , Music player with stereo audio, Bluetooth, Audio and video playback and streaming FM/Visual Radio. Currently this toy is only available in Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, Americas will have to wait.

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