GSPDA to Introduce Xplore M-Series in North America
Group Sense PDA Limited (GSPDA), today announced its entry into the North American market with the availability of its Xplore M-series smartphones. GSPDA, one of the largest sellers of handheld products in Asia and the subsidiary of Group Sense (International) Limited is launching the Palm Powered M28, M68 and M98 smartphones in North America. [updated with photos]
Joining the existing Palm Powered Xplore G18 and G88 smartphone product family, the Xplore M-series combines the industry-leading Palm OS and state-of-the-art wireless and multimedia features in a compact form factor. The Xplore M-series consists of three devices: the Xplore M28, Xplore M68 and Xplore M98.
"We are excited about entering the North American marketplace," said Thomas Tam, managing director for Group Sense (International) Limited. "The Xplore M-Series of smartphones feature state-of-the-art design and the ease of use of the Palm OS in a compact form factor we believe North American consumers will appreciate and want to use. The Xplore M-Series tri-brand smartphone also provides greater convenience for travelers."
"We believe GSPDA's cutting edge design philosophy and efficient time-to-market are well suited to the North American market," said David Nagel, president and CEO of PalmSource. "With the Xplore M-Series of smartphones, GSPDA is providing North American consumers an innovative and easy-to-use Palm Powered smartphone."
Xplore M-series Smartphones Expanded Features and Benefits:
- Palm OS Garnet
- Tri-band GSM850/1800/1900MHz, GPRS Class 10
- Bluetooth technology for communicating with headsets, car kits, computers and printers equipped with Bluetooth (Xplore M68 only)
- MP3 and MPEG4 for audio and video capturing and playback
- 1.3 megapixel integrated camera for vibrant photos
- 64 MB RAM/32MB SDRAM Flash Internal Memory Cark
- 2.2-inch D-TFD 65K colors LCD screen
- SMS/MMS/WAP/e-mail/Java support
- 1GB of memory capacity with Secure Digital (SD)/Multimedia Card (MMC) for expansion (Xplore M28 and M68)
- Transflash card for expansion (Xplore M98)
- One-handed navigation five-way jog dial
Previously, GSPDA has revealed they are working on a releasing a Palm OS Cobalt powered smartphone.
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