By January 6, 2009

Pharos Traveler 137 Windows Mobile Professional device announced

image Pharos have announced a new Windows Mobile Professional device with great specifications. The Pharos 137 features a large 3.5 inch WVGA screen, weighs just 4.9 ounces and is encased in a sleek, stylish black case. It has a 3 megapixel camera in the back and front-facing VGA camera for video conferencing in the front, a first for a device designed for the US market. It comes pre-customized with SPB Mobile Shell and features Pharos’ Smart Navigator software, a unique hybrid navigation system that works both with and without a network connection.

Even when the Traveler 137 is out of a carrier coverage zone, the user has the ability to display maps, create routes and navigate door-to-door. Initially, maps of the United States will be provided free of charge. Pay-as-you-go maps are available for Canada, Western Europe and Eastern Europe on a daily, weekly, monthly or yearly basis. The service will soon be extended to include maps of China, Russia, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil and elsewhere. Live Search will also be image integrated.

  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional
  • Hardware partner: Pharos works closely with Inventec
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM 7201A 528MHz
  • Memory: 256MB DDR SDRAM, 512MB Flash ROM
  • Phone: unlocked GSM quad band 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, EDGE / GPRS, Tri-band 3G, 1700/1900/2100 MHz, UMTS 384Kb/s, HSDPA 7.2Mb/s, HSUPA 2Mb/s
  • Talk time: up to 4 hours talk time and 200 hours standby time
  • Display: 3.5? TFT LCD with touch panel, 480 x 800 Wide-VGA with 65,000 colors
  • Wireless: GPS aGPS compatible, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Bluetooth(TM) v2.1 + EDR , FM tuner
  • Camera: 3 megapixel for picture or video, .3 megapixel on the front for video conference
  • Expansion: USB 2.0, micro SD slot support SDHC, stereo audio jack
  • Battery: 1380 mAh Li-Ion, rechargeable/replaceable
  • Size: 4.60in (L) x 2.40in (W) x 0.51in (H)
  • Weight: 4.9 ounces

The device will be sold for $599 available via major retailers in Q1 2009.

via wmpoweruser

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