HTC launches P3300 in IndiaOct 14th, 2007 | By Editor | Category: Mobile
HTC, the world’s leading provider of Microsoft® Windows Mobile®-based smart devices, announced the launch of the latest HTC P3300, an innovative Global Positioning System (GPS) phone in India. This slim, stylish and easy-to-use device allows users to take any photos outdoors and then automatically embeds the satellite coordinates into the photo.
The MapKing R12 which comes with the P3300 - is the latest version of the mobile mapping system. Apart, from the GPS navigational capabilities the P3300 is a feature-packed PDA phone offering high-speed wireless LAN access. It is equipped with a high-resolution 2.0 megapixel camera. The P3300 also has an in-built FM radio, allowing you to tune to your favourite radio station while on the go.
“With an already existing portfolio of world class smartphones and PDAs available in India under the HTC brand, we are now introducing the P3300 GPS phone with photo navigation capabilities in India. We are confident that this phone would become the preferred choice among customers,” said, Mr. Ajay Sharma, Country Manager, High Tech Computer Corp (HTC), India.
All these fantastic functions are packed in the slim body of the P3300. At just 128 grams and measuring only 16.8 mm thin. With its cool iron-grey colour and stylish design, it is the ultimate travel companion on the road.
The P3300 operates on the Windows Mobile 6 professional platform and comes with a 128MB built-in ROM and 64MB RAM memory with persistent storage. The device is equipped with Microsoft Office programs like Outlook Mobile, Word Mobile, Excel Mobile, PowerPoint Mobile, IE Mobile and Windows Media Player 10 Mobile. In addition, users can also have access to Adobe Reader (PDF), Sprite Backup, Activesync, Comm Manager, Internet sharing, Network Wizard and Audio Manager. Connectivity options include high speed Wireless LAN 802.11b/g, Bluetooth v2.0 and quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE. Being a GPS phone, the P3300 comes with the latest MapKing R12 GPS application and the SiRF III chipset, with 20 parallel channel receiver.
Users can also access Pocket MSN and have their emails pushed to them. Adding to the phone’s sleek form and features are its 2.8-inch QVGA display screen and Phonepad input option.
Pricing & Availability
P3300 from High Tech Computer Corp (HTC) is available at all leading outlets across the country at a retail price of Rs. 23,000.
Smart Good Looks: Its iron grey colour gives the HTC P3300 a classy and sophisticated look. Perfect for users looking to navigate in style.
Slim Dimensions: 108mm (L) x 58mm (W) x 16.8mm (T), Weight: 128g (with battery)
Enjoy Visuals That Are As Clear As Day: 2.8”, QVGA resolution 240 x 320 pixels, 65K Colors (effective), ensure that images are seen clearly.
Never Get Lost Again: The HTC P3300 is equipped with MapKing R12 – the latest version of the mobile mapping system yet to be made available in the market. So users will always know where they are at any point in time and how to reach their destination.
For The Shutterbugs: Snap lovely photos with the built-in 2.0 Megapixel CMOS camera and share it with fellow GPS phone users. They’ll know exactly where the photo was taken, thanks to the embedded coordinates in the picture.
Innovative New Interface: Phone navigation is now made easy - thanks to the 360-degree scroll wheel and 8-way touch pointer.
The phone is having following drawbacks
1. very very slow processor at just 200MHz
2. doesn’t support skype because of low processing speed
3.It has design problem its backcover always fall down just taking it out of the pocket or just picking it up
4. look & feel is not upto the mark
5.roller key is not accurate you don’t know is it reliable
6 no flash, not good quality photos at this price
7.video recording is worst
8.no standard 3.5mm jack for listening to music with headphones
9. process takes too much battery
10. There is no stereo speakers.