New QDA-700 Smartphone from PiTech and Qool Labs
Portable Innovation Technology Limited (PiTech), the world's first PalmSource-certified original design manufacturer (ODM), and Qool Labs, today introduced a new Palm Powered smartphone, the Qool QDA-700. The Qool QDA-700 is also the first Palm OS smartphone to include a 1.3-megapixel camera.
The Qool QDA-700 is based on the smartphone platform developed by PiTech and built on the Palm OS Garnet operating system. It is a tri-band GSM (900/1800/1900mhz) smartphone targeted at the consumer market.
The Qool QDA-700 comes with rich multimedia features including a 1.3-megapixel camera, a high-resolution, 2.8-inch color QVGA (240x320) display, 32MB or RAM, 802.11 SDIO support, WAV/MP3/MIDI ring tone supportability, MP3 player and MEPG4 video capture and playback capabilities. In addition, the device is bundled with productivity applications such as Documents-to-Go and PalmSource Mail, designed to appeal to prosumer and business customers.
"We are very excited about the launch of the Qool QDA-700 based on Palm OS," said KH Lim, CEO of Qool Labs. "We are honored to work with PiTech, one of the best technology companies in the industry."
"The launch of the Qool QDA-700 validates PalmSource's efforts in working with ODM partners and their customers to bring cutting-edge smartphones to market," said Gabi Schindler, senior vice president of worldwide marketing at PalmSource." We look forward to working with our ODM partners and channel distributors to expand the reach of Palm Powered smart mobile devices into new markets across the globe."
The Qool QDA-700 smartphone will be launched across multiple markets in Asia and Europe in November 2004.
Thanks to Mobinaute for the device photo.
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