HP announced today that its newest smartphone, the iPAQ 910 Business Messenger, will begin shipping on June 30.
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This device was first announced last year, and was originally supposed to launch in late 2007, but its release was pushed back.
The iPAQ 910 will have a tablet shape, with a keyboard below a 2.5-inch, QVGA touchscreen.
It will run Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional on a 416 MHz processor. This device will have 128 MB of RAM and 256 MB of ROM, and a microSDHC slot.
Like all high-end smartphones these days, it will include 3G cellular-wireless connectivity and wireless LAN, too. This quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE phone will feature tri-band UMTS/HSDPA, Wi-Fi b/g, and Bluetooth 2.0.
This iPAQ will also sport a GPS receiver and some versions will have a 3 MP camera.
It will be 4.5 inches by 2.5 inches, by 0.7 inches (114 mm by 64 mm by 18 mm) and 5.3 ounces (151 g).
The iPAQ 910 will include a 1940 mAh battery.
Pricing and Availability
HP says this smartphone will be launched worldwide on June 30, including in the United States and Europe.
The price for the iPAQ 910 given on HP’s U.S. website is $500.
Today’s announcement was made at HP’s "Connecting Your World" event in Berlin. Brighthand‘s Jerry Jackson is at this event, and will bring us his first impressions of the German version of the iPAQ 910 tomorrow.