New Asus PDA P552w launched

Asus launched a new PDA handset called the P552w.

The P552w runs on Window’s Mobile 6.1 Professional. This handset has a touch screen and aims to be a competitor to HTC Touch Diamond and other touch screen mobiles.

The handset features Glide (Gester technology) which uses the handset’s touch-responsive user interface to make navigating and performing tasks on the mobile more intuitive and interactive, by scrolling and flipping pages etc. with the touch of your finger.

Some of the widget-like applications are called – Multi-Home, Anytime Launcher, EziPhoto, and EziMusic.

Specs & features at a glance:

3.5G (HSDPA)

624MHz processor


Google integration

624MHz CPU

TV streaming




Google Maps

2MP camera

The P552w’s navigation also includes a feature known as Asus SMS Location Link. With this exclusive feature, users at two different locations can locate each other easily by sending each other SMS messages. Clicking on the URLs, which are automatically embedded in the sent messages will link the phones up to Google Maps, which will then provide the users with directions on how to get to each other’s positions.

No word on the pricing yet.