HP is expanding
its mobile phone and notebook lines today with the announcement
of five devices: two new Smartphones and three new Compaq notebooks.
First up is the iPAQ 600 Series
Business Navigator Smartphone. The device features a 520MHz Marvel
PXA270 processor, 128MB/256MB RAM/ROM and a 2.8" LED-backlit
QVGA display screen. When it comes to connectivity, the iPAQ 600
features quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE, tri-band HSPDA, 802.11g WiFi,
Bluetooth 2.0+EDR and GPS navigation. HP even throws in a 3MP camera
and 4x digital zoom.
The iPAQ 900 Series Business Messenger
features the same hardware specs as the iPAQ 600 with the exception
of the display screen (2.46" QVGA LED-backlit) and the inclusion
of a QWERTY keypad.
Stepping over to the notebook side of
things, the first new model is the Compaq 6520S. The 6520S features a
14.1" WXGA widescreen display (standard or BrightView), support
for Celeron or Core 2 Duo processors and support for up to 2GB of
The five-pound notebooks can be
equipped from the factory with Vista Home Basic, Vista Business,
FreeDOS or RedFlag Linux.
Moving up to the 5.5-ponnd 6720S gives
you the same hardware and operating system choices as the 6520S with
the exception of a larger 15.4" WXGA screen.
Finally, the range-topping 6.5-pound
6820S delivers a 17" WXGA+ display and supports the full suite
of Intel mobile processors. On the graphics side of things, HP
includes the ATI Mobility Radeon X3150 GPU.
The 6820S supports Vista Home Basic,
Vista Business and FreeDOS.
HP has not announced pricing or
availibility for any of the new products, but expect them to ship
within the next few weeks.
quote: ATI Mobility Radeon X3150 GPU.