HTC Artemis to feature GPS and FM radio

artemis-gps-939.jpgTaiwanese phone / PDA manufacturer HTC made clear the other day what specs they are planning to put on their new gadget, named Artemis. Artemis is expected to released in third quarter of this year. They are also planning on to release a few other gadgets in the same time frame.

Here the features:

  • Microsoft Windows Mobile 5 PPC CE
  • 2.8 inch QVGA TFT LCD touch screen
  • 128MB ROM, 64 MB RAM
  • TI OMAP 850 at 200 MHz
  • Wireless WAN
  • Quad-band 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
  • Bluetooth
  • Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g
  • 2 MP digital camera
  • FM Radio
  • GPS
  • 1250 mAh battery
  • Mini USB 1.1
  • Micro SD expansion slot

No word on pricing yet.

11 Responses to “HTC Artemis to feature GPS and FM radio”

  1. blogger Says:

    IMO 200 MHz processor can not handle GPS.

  2. no name Says:

    200 can do it, tom tom works great on my ericsson p910 and im pretty sure its under 200mhz.

  3. smart guy Says:

    Dont be fooled by 200 MHz, this is a 32 bit dual core handheld processor.

  4. Sam Says:

    Will this be sold as an HTC product or is it a white-label product which will come out under another name?

  5. Jorge Says:

    what service providers in the US will carry this item?

  6. Lee's Journal Says:

    HTC Artemis Smartphone with GPS Built-In…

    HTC Artemis is the first GPS-enabled smartphone by HTC. It’s quad-band GSM/EDGE device that sports a 2.8 inch QVGA touch screen, 2 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi support and microSD slot for memory extension, 128MB ROM and 64MB RAM, TI OMAP 850 CPU a…

  7. julien Morren Says:

    Can spmebody explain what the 200mhz processor is in quality ? Will he be slow,and what means that it is a 32bit dual core?

  8. tripetaka Says:

    yeah, but dual core does not always mean twice as fast, software will only utilise the dual cores if it has been written with dual core in mind, meaning software written prior to the chips release will run roughly at the same speed as they would on the single core chip with that same clock speed

    p.s. does anyone know if the phone will have a macro function ?

  9. DT Says:

    This is +very+ close to the device I want – I was on deck to buy an 8125, but it lacked native GPS (outboard Bluetooth isn’t a huge deal, but it seems simple to integrate).

    Any word on a “slide-out” keyboard version (ala, 8125) with all the same features (2MP cam, 11G, etc.)

    Thanks –


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