HP Showing Off Its First Windows Mobile 6 Smartphone

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The CTIA Wireless tradeshow is going on now in Orlando, and HP using taking the opportunity to show off the iPAQ 510 Voice Messenger, the device that will be this company’s first smartphone running Windows Mobile 6.

Not part of the demonstration, though, is any word on when this device will hit the market, or what carriers will be offering it.

The reason for this is HP might still be be working on this iPAQ. In past few months, its screen resolution has changed from 176 by 220 pixels to 240 by 320 pixels.

Brighthand‘s Brian Beeler is at the CTIA show and snapped a number of pictures of this upcoming smartphone.

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An Overview of the iPAQ 510

Unlike previous cellular-wireless iPAQs, the 510 will have a numberpad, not a built-in keyboard. It also won’t have a touchscreen. However, its QVGA screen will have a higher resolution that current cellular-wireless devices from this company, like the iPAQ hw6900 series.

This will be a quad-band GSM phone with GPRS and EDGE. It won’t have any form of 3G cellular-wireless networking, but it will sport both Wi-Fi b/g and Bluetooth.

The 510 will run Windows Mobile 6 Standard on a 200 MHz TI OMAP processor. This smartphone will include 64 MB of RAM and 128 MB of ROM.

A 1.3 megapixel camera and a microSD card slot will round out this device.

This iPAQ will be 4.7 inches tall, 2.8 inches wide, and 0.7 inches thick. It will weigh 5.8 ounces.

HP says this device will cost about $300 without carrier subsidy when it debuts.

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