The new business smartphone by HP called HP iPAQ Glisten is quad-band GSM to 3G access to the Internet and running on the Windows Mobile operating system. A candybar with full Qwerty keyboard, 25-inch QVGA touchscreen, 3.0 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, A-GPS navigation system, 3.5mm audio jack and microSD slot.

This phone is often compared with smartphones by BlackBerry in their Bold series. BlackBerry Bold 9700 for example.

Here are some video reviews of HP iPAQ Glisten:

It is not known whether this device will be also sold in Europe.

The new iPAQ is going to cost $180 after signing two-year contract with AT&T.

HP IPAQ Glisten Technical Specifications

  • AMOLED touch-screen 320 × 240 pixels (2.5 inches)
  • 256Mb RAM
  • 512Mb ROM
  • Microprocessor 528MHz Qualcomm MSM 7200A of
  • Slot for microSD memory card (up to 16GB)
  • GPS with A-GPS
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • Wi-Fi 802.11b / g
  • Bluetooth 2.0
  • MicroUSB 2.0 port
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Media Player
  • Pocket Office
  • QWERTY keyboard
  • Operating System Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional
  • 3.15-megapixel digital camera, 2048 × 1536 pixels, with auto focus
  • Li-Po