ASUS shows off M536 mobile phone at CeBIT

While much of the attention is probably on its just announced E-TEN acquisition, ASUS also introduced the M536 at the CeBIT show. The successor to the M530W, it retains the candybar form factor with QWERTY thumb keyboard but adds a touchscreen.

We have some information about the specifications. The M536 is powered by Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional. It comes with tri-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE and tri-band HSDPA connectivity, a 2.43-inch 320×320 display, 128MB RAM and 256MB ROM, GPS, 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a 3MP camera as well as a front-facing one for video calls and a biometric fingerprint scanner.

Engadget has plenty of pictures of the new device.

There are no details yet on pricing and availability.

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