HP Launches iPAQ hw6900 Mobile Messenger Series in India

HP iPAQ hw6900 HP India has announced the availability of the HP iPAQ hw6900 Mobile Messenger series in India targeted at mobile professionals. The HP iPAQ hw6900 Mobile Messenger series comes enabled with a Global Positioning System (GPS), a fully-functional satellite navigation system that lets users not only track their location on the global map, but also download city maps.

The HP iPAQ hw6900 Mobile Messenger offers all the necessary personalized features and solutions to help mobile professionals keep their business running even while on the move. It flawlessly incorporates GSM and GPS abilities, offering travelers with accurate direction at their fingertips and outstanding mobile e-mail and messaging experience.

Apart from the newly added Wi-Fi connectivity, the HP iPAQ hw6900 features quad-band GSM voice connectivity, GPRS and Bluetooth connectivity.

“The new HP iPAQ hw6900 Multimedia Messenger Series is designed with the Indian consumer in mind as part of HP’s Designed in Asia for Asia (DIAFA) initiative to reflect the Indian consumer’s style today” said Ravi Swaminathan, Vice-President, Personal Systems Group.

The HP iPAQ hw6900 is a strong platform for Pushmail and Microsoft Outlook synchronization with superior security allowing mobile professionals to receive emails and access appointments, contacts and calendar entries in real time within a secure environment. This arms you to for instant messaging facility, which allows one to communicate in real time to get answers or make decisions faster. Built on the latest Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 Phone Edition, users can be productive on the road with a full suite of Microsoft applications, such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Rajiev Grover, Country Category Manager – Consumer Portables, Personal Systems Group (PSG), HP India, said, “More than a fashion statement and email functionality, the HP iPAQ hw6900 Multimedia Messenger Series is a full-featured mobile device which lets users experience the best in connectivity, productivity and mobility”.

The device features a 1.3 MP HP Photosmart camera and Microsoft Windows Media Player 10 Mobile to play your digital music and videos. The embedded QWERTY keyboard enables users to quickly key in critical information while the Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 Phone Edition with a security feature pack, offers users ease-of-mind with the assurance of secure data transfer.

The HP iPAQ hw6900 Mobile Messenger series is expected to be priced at Rs. 38,000 (plus taxes) onwards and will most probably hit the stores this month.

HP iPAQ hw6900 Mobile Messenger features:

  • Quad-band GSM (850/900/1800/1900), GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi ( 802.11b), Bluetooth 1.2, Infrared
  • Built-in QWERTY keyboard
  • Integrated GPS Navigation Receiver
  • Built-in HP Photosmart 1.3 MP camera
  • Integrated Mini-SD slot
  • Removable/rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery (1200mAh)
  • 3-inch transflective TFT display with 64K colors
  • 45 MB user available persistent user storage, 64 MB SDRAM for running applications; 64 MB SDRAM
  • Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 for Pocket PC, Phone Edition, with Messaging and Security Feature Pack Mobile versions of Microsoft Office software Second Edition software
  • Microsoft Outlook 2002 for Pocket PC