GIGA-BYTE announced today that its GSmart MW702 and MS802 PDA phones (first seen earlier this year at the Mobile World Congress with slightly different model numbers) are set to hit the street with the former landing next week. Most of us will be disappointed to find out that, for now at least, they will only be available in Hungary.
The two devices will be powered by a 520MHz Marvell processor and Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional with the Smart Touch II user interface. Both come with a 2.8-inch QVGA touchscreen display, 128MB RAM and 256MB ROM, built-in GPS (with the cool feature that the devices can send out messages to designated recipients about their location), Bluetooth 2.0, 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi, a 3MP camera with autofocus, a microSD card slot and a 1300mAh battery. The MW702 comes with EDGE connectivity; the MS802 adds HSDPA connectivity.
The two devices sport an updated Smart Touch II interface, an improved version of the first Smart Touch interface.
this touch interface although shares some similarities with the other common seen touch interface, it also has some superior functions and features that are said to be more intuitive, informative and personal; an interface that facilitates many complicated programs of windows mobile, and eases the usage of the device with simple but sophisticated screen display.
The new version lets users add new program icons and comes with an improved phone book, and new customizations.
The GSmart MW702 will sell for Ft79 900 and the MS702 for Ft109 900 at multiNavigator.hu. There is no word yet on whether or not we will see the new GSmart MW702 and MS802 in other markets.