HP planning a new consumer smartphone?


The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Hewlett-Packard is set to release a new smartphone aimed at consumers. A launch is expected in Europe within the next two months. A worldwide release would follow later.

Details about the new iPAQ are slim. It is expected to run Windows Mobile 6.1 and come with a touchscreen, a keypad and Internet connectivity.

Except for the touchscreen, this sounds a bit like the HP Silver that was spotted earlier this week. Perhaps the Silver will run Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional instead of Standard…

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