Windows Mobile PDA phones

This is the state of top-of-the-line Windows Mobile PDA phones as of 2009-May. It will not be updated. Please consider using an Android PDA phone.

Acer C1, E1, L1

  • budget phones

Acer DX900

  • dual SIM
  • Windows Mobile

Acer F1

Acer F900

  • Russian review
  • + 480x800 display, 49.91 x 83.18mm
  • 63.5 x 117.5 x 12.85, 150g
  • 533MHz, 128MiB RAM, 256MiB ROM
  • - not officially available yet, only 2 froogle vendors
  • - GPS: SiRF starIII, geotagging, QuickGPS; no A-GPS (?)
  • 3.15MP camera with flash
    • - 320x240 video recording
  • FM radio
  • microSDHC up to 32GB
  • mini-USB
  • + GSM850, GSM900, GSM1800, GSM1900, UMTS850, UMTS1900, UMTS2100, CSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA
  • + Windows Mobile 6.1

Acer Tempo M900

  • - slide-out keyboard, bulky

Asus P550

  • - outdated

Asus P565

Asus P835

Garmin-Asus nüvifone

  • no camera flash, no compass listed among specs

GIGA-BYTE GSmart MW700

  • - screen too small

Gigabyte g-Smart s1200

  • + 480x800 display, resistive
  • 3.15MP camera with flash
  • - only 128MB RAM, 256MB ROM
  • 105.5 x 52 x 11.4 mm
  • - HSDPA 900 / 2100 won't allow 3G in the US
  • only 1 froogle vendor, $1000

HP iPAQ 600

  • - screen too small

HTC Iolite

  • - no North American version: http://www.brighthand.com/default.asp?newsID=14772
  • 3.2 megapixel camera
  • + 103g, 102 mm x 53.5 mm x 14.5 mm

HTC Max 4G

HTC Mogul

HTC Touch HD

HTC Touch Diamond

HTC Touch Diamond2 (aka Warhawk?)

  • + 480x800
  • - "the screen is glossy and makes for a nice mirror, but this comes in annoying if you need to use the device in intense light – it´s almost impossible to read whatever pops up on the display, because it gets way too gray"
  • + card slot
  • + Windows Mobile 6.1
  • - UMTS / HSDPA 900/2100 won't work for 3G in the US, confirmed
  • - no standard headphone jack
  • - 5MP camera has no flash
    • - video recording: VGA or lower, but fixed @ 15fps due to idiot patent restrictions. Get the 30fps version
    • + "subjectively, the camera on the Diamond2 fares even a notch above the one on the LG KM900 Arena"
  • - fingerprint nightmare: "It takes so little for the handset to get all greasy and miserably looking"
  • + "awesome in-call quality", 2009-05-05
  • - "call quality was mediocre" with AT&T in San Francisco, 2009-05-22
  • + excellent audio quality
  • + 107.9 x 53.1 x 13.7 mm , 117.5g
  • 288 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM, 300 MB storage
  • + standard mini-USB
  • + WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP, FM radio, 3G, quad-band GSM
  • + A-GPS: Qualcomm gpsOne chipset, which comes along with the Qualcomm 7200A platform
  • + "When connected to a computer, the Diamond2 prompts you to select among ActiveSync, Mass Storage or Modem modes"
  • + excellent XviD video but skips on DivX. Convert beforehand.

HTC Warhawk

  • - no camera flash; 5PM
  • no compass
  • very cool specs otherwise
  • 52.7 x 106.6 x 13.6, 110g, 528 MHz, 288 RAM, 3.2" 480x800 screen
  • GSM900, GSM1800, GSM1900, UMTS850, UMTS1900, A-GPS
  • Windows Mobile 6.5

HTC Touch Viva

  • - too small

HTC Twin (Dopod Tachi)

  • - camera has no flash
  • no compass
  • dual GSM/CDMA, EVDO

Mitac MIO Explora K70

  • - only 128MB RAM
  • + 240x400 display

Motorola MOTOSURF A3100

  • - screen too small

Pharos Traveler 137 - discontinued

  • no phonearena or gsmarena specs; only pdadb
  • no camera flash

Samsung i740

Samsung Omnia (WiTu in Russia) (Samsung i900)

Samsung Omnia II (Samsung GT-i8000)

Samsung Omnia Pro

  • + camera flash
  • - slide-out keyboard
  • ? compass

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1

  • - built-in keyboard
  • Windows Mobile 6.1

Toshiba TG01

  • "available in 2009 Q2" but already on froogle
  • + Windows Mobile 6.1 Pro
  • + 1GHz CPU, 256 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM, microSD slot up to 16GB
  • + 129 x 70 x 9.9 mm, 129g
  • + 480 x 800, TFT resistive, zoom bar
  • 3.15MP camera, most likely no flash
  • + great battery life (review)
  • glossy
  • ? no compass
  • microUSB
  • too big?
  • no reviews?
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