Cyberbank has released the Swiss army knife of wireless technology with the PC-Ephone, an all-in-one handheld PC, PDA, organiser, entertainment system and CDMA telephone. Distributed exclusively by Ingram Micro, the new PDA provides convenient anywhere, anytime access to the wireless cyber-world and will be available this month.
The launch of the product also marks Ingram Micro's new focus on the handheld market, as a wealth of new products from overseas make their way into the Australian channel.
The PC-Ephone is the first device in the palm-size PC field to offer a VGA-quality resolution of 640 x 480, which is needed to access normal Web sites.
The PC-Ephone's multimedia features include an MP3 player for music and support for Web TV, games and videos.
The device runs on the Windows CE operating system and comes installed with Microsoft Pocket Internet Explorer 4.01, Excel and Outlook. It features a four-inch colour touch screen, an interactive personal organiser, a car navigation system with a GPS module and a Bluetooth chip for wireless roaming communication.
It contains an Intel StrongARM processor, 32MB of ROM, 16MB RAM and comes with a cradle, stylus pen, headset and ear piece, charger, spare Lithium-ion rechargeable battery with AC adapter and a carry case.
The recommended retail price of the PC-Ephone is $2299.