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Monday, February 13, 2006
  Smartphone Review by CNET.
HP iPaq hw6900 Reviews. Smartphones Reviews by CNET. Ok, so we're all familiar with mobile phones, and blackberries, and GPS's and Camera Phones, big deal...

I think we're still really in the infancy of delivering on the promise of the ultimate mobile gadget, but nonetheless I still find it fascinating to watch the progress.

Read the full review of the details, but this latest PocketPC, the HW6900, from HP has the following features:

4.6 x 2.8 x 0.7 inches
6.4 Oz
Mobile Phone w/ Quad Band support - meaning it works pretty much anywhere in the world
Speakerphone
Full Qwerty Keyboard
WiFi & Bluetooth
Windows Mobile 2005 - so you get Internet Explorer, Office, etc
1.3 Megapixel Camera w/ Video recording capability
GPS receiver & Navigation software
416MHz CPU
128MB of Flash + 64MB SDRAM

Nothing new about any of these individual features, but awesome to see them all together released by a prominent manufacturer...

No pricing available yet, but it's a newer version of the hw6515, which goes for about $600USD...

By applying the laws of accelerating returns, and based on the typical way these things work, it's fair to expect that we'll all be able to get a device like this, with even BETTER functionality, smaller, lighter and for about $200-$300 within a few years... Geek it up!
 
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