Expansys are selling this network unlocked WM 5 Smartphone for £149.95 or £157.64 including Next Day Shipping. Morgan Computers are selling this for £199 and Ebuyer for £171.75, so it seems a pretty good price.
Operating System Microsoft® Windows Mobile® 5.0 with Direct Push email technology
Processor Intel® PXA272 416MHz
GSM/GPRS Tri-Band 900/1800/1900MHz, HSDPA, 3G, EDGE
Camera 2 Mega-Pixel
Memory Card MiniSD
The Toshiba PORTÉGÉ G500 supports VoIP, push email and fast Internet browsing via HSDPA and Wi-Fi connections. These features are complemented by standard Window Mobile applications, Bluetooth, enhanced security features, a 2.3” QVGA screen and excellent battery life.
If you wants fast data access using a Smartphone, the Portege is an ideal choice. HSDPA delivers fast data access and enables you to experience fast music and video downloads, file sharing, access to large email attachments, fast web surfing, streaming services, more efficient mobile working, and more. HSDPA will provide you with a similar customer experience to fixed line with the added value of mobility.
The PORTÉGÉ G500 provides a unique and enhanced level of security through fingerprint recognition. The increasing need for security on mobile devices was demonstrated in a recent survey by Toshiba which found that 90 percent of entrepreneurs in Europe store sensitive business information and documents on their connected handheld, but as many as 22 per cent admitted losing such a phone. Fingerprint authentication offers a simple way to secure the PORTÉGÉ G500. The fingerprint sensor can also be used to navigate the phone’s menu and to lock the device.
When you first receive your G500 Smartphone, please download Microsoft ActiveSync to synchronize your PDA with your desktop computer (click here). If you open and break the seal on the software CD provided by Microsoft, a restocking fee will apply if you return your device.
Languages and T9 options are: UK English, US English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish and Russian.
In the box:
Toshiba PORTÉGÉ G500 Smartphone
CD software and manual