Delhi, India; December 30, 2008: ASUS, a fortune 500 company today introduced the launch of the ASUS P565, a business PDA phone that boasts an 800 MHz processor-the fastest in the world at the time of this announcement
Featuring ASUS' latest touch-driven user interface - Glide - the stylish, leather-accented P565 delivers graphics and system performance beyond anything else in the market at present, posting Vsbenchmark scores almost two times that of competing products in its class.
This enables the P565 to glide through resource-intensive tasks effortlessly and to handle heavy multitasking exceptionally well, making it ideal for businesspeople who demand uncompromising performance and maximum speed from their productivity tools. Rounding off its impressive feature set is a 2.8" touch screen running at a high resolution of 480 x 640 pixels, delivering an unprecedented degree of clarity that does wonders for both personal photographs and spreadsheets. The ASUS P565 is GPS enabled with SatNav's SatGuide map pre-loaded on it.
About the launch of this new PDA phone Mr. Edward Wang, Business Head, Mobile Communication Business, ASUS (India) said, "The ASUS P565 is the fastest business PDA phone in the world with an uncompromising 800Mhz CPU, VGA screen and an elegant leather design. This phone is a fusion of unparalleled performance with unrivaled style to give the discerning business professional an ultimate productivity tool that fits in his pocket."
Gliding to New Heights of Productivity
The ASUS P565 is geared towards the business community. The coupling of an 800 MHz processor and Glide-an innovative touch-responsive user interface exclusive to select ASUS PDA phones-makes for a powerful, productivity-boosting combination. The fast processor renders the P565 particularly amenable to multitasking, while Glide enables users to switch between tasks rapidly with their fingertips. The P565 also comes with a potent suite of business-oriented features and software, including push mail, business card recognition and Microsoft Office Mobile. Other useful applications such as Anytime Launcher and Multi-Home enable users to view their calendars, the times of local and visiting cities, weather reports, online news and much more-all with an intuitive tap, slide or flick of their fingers.
GPS Navigation with SatGuide Maps
ASUS P565 has the GPS feature in-built and the navigation maps on the memory card are powered by SatNav Technologies. A pioneer in GPS technology, SatNav Technologies has pre-loaded their SatGuide maps on the fastest phone ever. This gives the individual information of 200+ cities and also 1.5 million destinations to choose from. Hence users will find it hassle free to navigate anywhere within the country.
"The PDA phones are creating a revolution in the gadget's world and we are glad to have partnered with ASUS to provide our services in this industry. SatNav Technologies will continue to create highly accurate and detailed maps in order to take India to the next level as far as GPS is concerned." Says Mr. Amit Prasad, MD & CEO of SatNav Technologies
Unprecedented Clarity with High-resolution Touch screen
The ASUS P565 is equipped with a 2.8" VGA (480 by 640 pixels) high-resolution touch screen that delivers unprecedented clarity and brilliance. Photographs look crisper and more true-to-life, while minute details in business documents, such as the individual cells in spreadsheets, are reproduced much more clearly-reducing eye fatigue over periods of prolonged use.
Air of Bespoke Exclusivity
The ASUS P565 is designed to leave a deep and lasting impression. The ASUS P565's battery lid unlike any other is wrapped in soft synthetic leather that offers natural tactility and radiates one of a kind appeal that commands respect. The leather contrasts nicely with the P565's modern, high-gloss face, and lends the phone a natural tactility and evocative appeal that elevates it far above other phones on the market."
Glide is a revolutionary touch-responsive user interface that enables users to perform a variety of navigational actions-such as selecting, zooming, scrolling and flipping-easily through simple flicks of their fingers. Incorporated into Glide are also applications that enable users to access a wide range of functions such as looking up the latest news, checking the weather forecast, viewing photo slideshows and listening to music within a few finger taps. These applications, dubbed Multi-Home, Anytime Launcher, EziPhoto, and EziMusic, give the expression "the world at your fingertips" a whole new meaning. For more information on Glide, visit http://event.asus.com/mobile/glide/.