Pros

  • Loaded with features
  • Nifty GPS features

Cons

  • Slow and buggy
  • Bulky design

At A Glance

The P527 is loaded with features, including extensive GPS options, but it's far too slow for even casual users.

Manufacturer’s Description

Catering to users who require convenient GPS navigation and full support for business and multimedia functions, ASUS, the leading producer of top-notch handhelds, has released the new ASUS P527. This powerful PDA phone comes with a complete suite of business functions for comprehensive business support, and the built-in GPS navigation feature provides timely navigational directions. Furthermore, the slim and professional-looking PDA Phone is even able to capture key events during the user's journeys as they travel and then upload them to be shared.

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Texas Instruments
Processor speed 0.2 MHz
Display
Display size 2.6 inches
Display type Color
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 240 x 320 pixels
Storage
Other storage Micro SD
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Talk Time 5.0 hours
Vendor Rated Standby Time 9.0 hours
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces IrDA
Microphone input Yes
Headphone Jack
  • 3 mm
  • 2.5 mm
Wireless connection Yes
Dimensions
Width 0.6 inches
Depth 4.4 inches
Height 4.4 inches
Weight 0.275 pounds
Image Processor
Megapixels 2.0
Carrier
GSM 850 1.0
GPRS 0.0
CDMA 1900 0.0
HSDPA 0.0
Cell Carrier Unlocked
GSM 1800 1.0
GSM 1900 1.0
WCDMA 0.0
Supported Video Formats
MPEG4 Yes
wmv Yes
Supported Audio Formats
AAC AAC
MP3 Yes
Included Software
Operating System Windows Mobile