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Computex phone wrap-up: WiFi and tri-band
Daniel Shen, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 13 June 2005]

During the recent Computex 2005 show, Wistron NeWeb (WNC) was displaying its first WiFi phone that supports both the 802.11b and 802.11g standards. The company stated the model will be available with dual-mode WiFi/GSM or WiFi/GPRS for its ODM/OEM customers from the fourth quarter of this year.

Asustek Computer and BenQ also unveiled their respective tri-band mobile phones, the ASUS J105 and BenQ S500.

In addition, Inventec presented a Linux-based smartphone. Sources indicated that the model was the e2800, which is manufactured by Inventec-invested Shanghai-based E28.

Mobile phones at Computex

Company

Product picture

Product name

Network

Display

Built-in camera

File formats supported

Wireless connectivity

Availability

Asustek Computer

ASUS J105

GSM 900/1800/1900, GPRS (class 10)

Main: 1.8-inch 262,144-color TFT

Sub: 1.2-inch 262,144-color TFT

VGA CCD

MPEG4, MIDI

-

-

ASUS V66 (formerly V606)

GSM 900/1800/1900, GPRS (class 10)

262,144-color TFT

VGA

MPEG4, MP3, MIDI

Bluetooth

August

ASUS J201 (formerly J121)

GSM 900/1800/1900

Main: 1.8-inch 262,144-color TFT

Sub: 65,536-color CSTN

1.3-megapixel

MP3, MIDI

Bluetooth

September

ASUS M303

Reported on March 8

Now

ASUS J103

GSM 900/1800/1900, GPRS (class 10)

Main: 1.8-inch 262,144-color TFT

Sub: one-inch 262,144-color TFT

VGA

MPEG4, MIDI

-

Now

BenQ

BenQ S500

GSM 900/1800/1900, GPRS (class 10)

Main display: 1.8-inch 262,144-color TFT (176x220)
Sub-display: 1.2-inch 262,144-color TFT (96x96)

1.3-megapixel

MP3

USB

-

BenQ P50 smartphone

Reported on Jan 7

June

BenQ S80

June

BenQ U700

June

BenQ P30 smartphone

Reported on October 29, 2004

Now

Wistron NeWeb (WNC)

SKPD-1

IEEE802.11b/g

1.9-inch 65,536-color CSTN (160x128)

NA

-

-

Now

Dual-mode in 4Q

Source: compiled by DigiTimes. June 2005.

Linux-based smartphone spotted at Inventec booth (no specifications)
Photo: Jessie Shen, DigiTimes.

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