Hong Kong Tech Phooey

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Video of the Day – Zune Phone???

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August 26, 2007 Posted by | Video | Leave a comment

Unboxing & First Impressions – UbiQuio 503G

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Photo from Gear Diary

[13 August] The latest unboxing and first impressions is on the UbiQuio 503G, brought to you by the guys at Gear Diary. Click here to read the full article. The features are as follow –

Operating System Windows Mobile 6 Professional
Memory 192MB ROM, 96MB RAM
GSM/GPRS/EDGE Quad-band 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, GPRS Class 10
WCDMA/UMTS Tri-band 850/1900/2100 MHz, HSDPA 3.6 Mbps
Processor 520MHz Intel XScale 270 + Qualcomm 6280
Bluetooth 1.2 with A2DP
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g
Display 2.4″ QVGA (240×320) Colour TFT
Camera(s) 2MP main camera, secondary 0.3MP camera
Memory Card Micro SD
Connector mini USB
Dimensions 123mm x 65mm x 15.7mm

This WM6 PocketPC Phone is in landscape orientation by default, like the Windows Smartphones such as the Dopod C730 and the Samsung SGH-i600. It’s currently not carried by any of the local carriers here in Hong Kong but available through Expansys Hong Kong for HK$5,280. For the Chinese review, please see PhoneDaily’s article, [3.5G 智能新寵] 英國 UBiQUiO 503G 到港.

[Updated: 26 August] Review on the UbiQuio 503G up on pocketnow.com. [link] The verdict from the reviewer –

PROS

3G internet
Qwerty thumb keyboard
Context sensitive menu button on keyboard
Fast processor
Video conferencing support
Thumb wheel for scrolling
Business card OCR software

CONS

No voice dialing software included (Phooey thoughts: now this is wierd, thought it’s standard for WM phones)
No built in GPS (Phooey thoughts: don’t think GPS is that important)
Large form factor

Yet another review (4 pages) up on TweakTown, link here.

August 26, 2007 Posted by | Gadgets n Gizmos, Mobile Phone, PocketPC, Review | Leave a comment