Sharp Corporation will start supplying the GSM/GPRS/EDGE-capable PV200 Wireless PDA to telecommunications carriers for the North American market.
In North America, “chat” culture, in which anyone can communicate with friends or colleagues in text format online, has become widespread. The wireless PDA market continues to show remarkable growth as large numbers of young people in particular use wireless PDAs that enable them to chat anywhere at anytime via a wireless Internet connection .
The PV200 is compatible with always-on connection services, enabling users to chat in real-time. It also incorporates versatile high value-added functions including a full browser, email, camera, address book, scheduler, games, and music player.
This is the first wireless PDA product developed solely by Sharp from design to production, and the company has succeeded by combining the PDA technologies from the ZAURUS PDA series with its mobile phone communications technologies. Sharp plans to promote this new product as the most advanced wireless PDA model for highly demanding young users.
|Product Name||Wireless PDA|
|Release Date||July 10, 2006|
|Monthly Production Qty||100,000 sets|
- Compatible with wireless always-on connection*1
- Compatible with the chat services provided by AOL (America Online), Yahoo, and MSN (Microsoft Network)
- Incorporates HTML full browser (compatible with Java Script) and equipped with full QWERTY keyboard
- Equipped with 1.3-megapixel camera and MP3 music file play function, and compatible with Bluetooth
*1 Compatible with the service solutions provided by DANGER, Inc. for telecommunications carriers. Since any Wireless PDA using a telecommunications carrier is always connected to the server controlled by DANGER, Inc., the user can not only chat in real-time but also use email and Web browsing services.
|Size (WxDxH)||approx. 130 x 59 x 22 mm|
|Talk Time||4.5 hours|
|Standby time||72 hours|
|Band||GSM (850/1800/1900 MHz) / GPRS / EDGE|
|Internal Memory||Flash:64MB SDRAM:64MB|
|Display Type||TFT LCD|
|Camera Device||1.3-megapixel CMOS camera with flash|
|Image size (Pixels)||L: 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) M: 640×480 (VGA) S: 320×240 (QVGA)|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth V2.0 / Power Class 2|
|HTML Browser||Yes (Java Script supported)|
|Music Player||Yes (MP3 files)|
|Message||MMS / SMS / Email (POP3, IMAP)|
|Instant Messenger||AIM / Yahoo Messenger / MSN Messenger|
|Text Keyboard||QWERTY layout|
|Game||“Rock and Rockets”, plus downloadable games|
|Download||Games, Ringtones, Applications, etc.|
|Built-in PDA||Address Book, Calendar, To-Do list, Notes|
|Card Slot||miniSD card|
Note: Applications are subject to change depending upon carrier requirements.