By December 4, 2008

Kogan Agora Android handset details

image The Kogan Agora Pro has popped up in Australia as the latest Android handset and is available for international pre-order. The phone has a 2.5-inch resistive touchscreen, QWERTY keyboard, 3G and GPS with a processor running at 624 mhz. Shame it only has a QVGA screen but great to see an Android handset with a front facing QWERTY. Full specs and pictures after the break.

Introducing the revolutionary Kogan Agora mobile phone powered by Android™ software.

The first mobile phone in Australia to feature Android ™ – the ground-breaking new open source mobile phone operating system.

Featuring fast 3G wireless technology, web browsing, and a host of Internet applications, this is the must have mobile phone.

Agora-profile

Pre-installed software applications provide access to many services including GMail ™, Google Calendar ™, Google Maps ™, Google Talk ™, and a YouTube ™ video player. The integrated Google Maps™ application supports detailed map, satellite, traffic, and the new street view.

The fully customisable home screen lets you put all the tools and gadgets you want at your finger tips.

With the Kogan Agora mobile phone, you will have the ability to download new software applications from third-party developers and further enhance your mobile experience.

Access the Internet wherever you are with fully integrated features:

  • One-Touch Google Search ™.
  • Upload and watch videos from YouTube ™.
  • Instantly send and receive emails with Gmail ™.
  • Click on a phone number from a website, and your phone will dial it.
  • Save web images as wallpaper.
  • … the list goes on and on!

image The Android™ powered Kogan Agora mobile phone is true state-of-the-art technology and will forever change the way you communicate!

Highlights
  • 2.5-inch TFT-LCD flat touch-sensitive screen.
  • Integrated QWERTY keyboard.
  • High-speed 3G network connection.
  • One-Touch Google Search ™.
  • Easy Web Browsing.
  • Easy-to-use email with attachment support for images, videos, music and documents.
  • Customisable Home Screen with instant Email, text message and IM notifications.
  • Instant access to mobile Internet services (Gmail ™, YouTube ™, Google Talk ™, Google Calendar ™, Google Maps ™).
  • Music Player.
  • Bluetooth® 2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate
  • microSD™ expansion slot for all your storage needs.
image Android ™ Operating System

Android ™ is the mobile operating system on the Kogan Agora mobile phone. It delivers a complete set of software for mobile devices. Developers from around the world are creating new and exciting applications that can easily be loaded onto the phone. It features a revolutionary user interface and is the most advanced mobile phone software ever engineered.

 

SPECIFICATIONS

Operating System

Android ™

Google Mobile Functions

Google Search ™, Gmail ™, YouTube ™, Google Maps ™, Google Talk ™, Google Calendar ™.

Display

2.5-inch TFT-LCD flat touch-sensitive screen with 262K QVGA (320 X 240 pixel) resolution

Device Control

5-Way Central Navigation Key

Keyboard

QWERTY keyboard

Keyboard backlighting

Connectivity

Bluetooth® 2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate

Audio

Built-in microphone and speaker

Headphone output

Ring tone formats:

MIDI, MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV, PCM

Video

Video formats supported:

MPEG2 H263, H264, MPEG4, AVI

Mail attachment support

Viewable document types:

JPEG,GIF,WBMP,MIDI,AMR,MP3,WAV

Dimensions (HxWxD)

108 mm x 64 mm x 14.8 mm

Weight

130g

Battery

Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery

Capacity: 1300 mAh

Talk Time

Up to 400 minutes

Standby Time

Up to 300 hours

Processor MHz

624 MHz

Memory

256 MB On-board + 128 MB Flash

microSD™ card expansion slot

Network

UMTS/HSDPA (850, 1900, 2100 MHz)

GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)

You can pre-order the phone for delivery direct from Kogan

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