Released by HP:
HP iPAQs Put Digital Entertainment at the Fingertips of Consumers
The HP iPAQ rx3715 Mobile Media Companion is the first Pocket PC that allows consumers to access digital content anywhere in their home and capture, edit, share, and print photos directly from their HP iPAQ. Featuring the new iPAQ Mobile Media software, the HP iPAQ rx3715 offers quick access to digital imaging and entertainment applications through a new start-up interface.
The iPAQ Mobile Media software transforms the iPAQ rx3715 into the ultimate digital entertainment control device, eliminating the need to stand in front of a TV or PC to browse and access media content. Using the device’s integrated wireless1 capabilities, consumers can stream content from their PC to play on the HP iPAQ or to their TV or stereo to share and enjoy in any room of their house.2 Users can also wirelessly download music libraries, movie collections and vacation photos from their PC to the HP iPAQ rx3715.
“Our customers demand robust handheld devices that focus on digital entertainment and allow them access to their favorite content at their convenience,” said Neil Dagger, Senior Category Manager, Personal Systems Group, HP UK and Ireland. “This new HP iPAQ interacts with a variety of computing and consumer electronics products, greatly enhancing the home entertainment experience.”
The iPAQ rx3715 Mobile Media Companion series also includes Nevo Home Control software, allowing control of all home and office audio/video equipment with a single device. With the ability to control hundreds of consumer electronic devices, the rx3715 is the only universal remote control consumers will ever need.
An integrated HP Photosmart 1.2 MP camera helps users quickly capture spontaneous and treasured moments in photographs and video. A self-portrait mirror beside the camera also lets users include themselves in group shots. HP Image Zone software on the iPAQ rx3715 makes it easy to edit photos then email or print those photos wirelessly, directly from the iPAQ. At home, photos and videos can be automatically downloaded to the user’s PC using HP Image Transfer with ActiveSync. The HP iPAQ rx3715 also ships with HP Image Zone for the PC, which enables more advanced organization, editing, sharing, and printing of photos. With HP Instant Share, users can send snapshots, without large file attachments, to email addresses, online albums, and more.
Featuring the Windows Media Player 9, the HP iPAQ rx3715 allows users to watch and hear their favorite video and music on the go. Users can also challenge other Windows Mobile users in the latest wireless head-to-head games. The ability to view content in landscape, in addition to portrait mode, ensures a wider screen for playing favorite videos and games.
Powered by the Professional Edition of Microsoft® Windows Mobile™ 2003 Second Edition software for Pocket PC, the iPAQ rx3715 also allows users to easily manage personal information, from their calendar and appointments to their contacts and inbox, while on the go. Additionally, users can easily transfer files to, or access files from, Secure Digital and Multimedia cards via the integrated SD slot.
The HP iPAQ rx3715 Mobile Media Companion features:
• Samsung S3C 2440 processor
• Built-in HP Photosmart 1.2 MP camera with 4x digital zoom and self-portrait mirror
• Support for MPEG1, WMV and MotionJPEG video formats, as well as WMA and MP3 music formats
• HP Image Zone for iPAQs with HP Instant Share and HP mobile printing
• HP Image Zone 3.5 – PC version for the HP iPAQ (via CD)
• iPAQ Mobile Media and Nevo Universal remote control software
• Integrated Wi-Fi (802.11b)1 and Bluetooth
• Integrated secure digital slot with support for SDIO technology
• 3.5” transflective QVGA TFT display with 64,000 colors and support for portrait and landscape viewing modes
• iPAQ backup software
• Microphone, speaker and stereo headphone jack
Additionally, the sleek, new graphite form factor of the HP iPAQ rx3715 Mobile Media Companion also includes:
• 152 MB of user-accessible memory
• Support for the H.263 and MPEG4 video formats
• A1400 mAh removable/rechargeable Lithium-ion battery
• A USB Desktop Cradle for synchronization with a PC
The device will be shipped with special features and “How Do I…?” users’ guides, carrying case, AC adapter, stereo headphones, companion CD and HP Image Zone CD. In addition, customers can choose from over 200 software titles available for the HP iPAQ rx3715 Mobile Media Companion, and download up to four software titles completely free of charge. From games and entertainment to business and travel, software for every need. An exciting range of options and accessories are available, allowing the customer to expand the HP iPAQ rx3715 Mobile Media Companion capabilities and adapt it to the way they want to work or play - to find out how to make the most out of the HP iPAQ Pocket PC visit www.hp.com/go/ipaqchoice.
The iPAQ rx3715 Mobile Media Companion is available at an estimated street price of £369 incl. VAT.3
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company’s offerings span IT infrastructure, personal computing and access devices, global services and imaging and printing. For the four fiscal quarters ended April 30, 2004, HP revenue totalled $76.8 billion. More information about HP is available at www.hp.com.
1. A standard WLAN infrastructure, other Bluetooth-enabled devices, and a service contract with a wireless airtime provider may be required for applicable wireless communication. Wireless Internet use requires a separately purchased service contract. Check with service provider for availability and coverage in your area. Not all web content available.
2. A Media Receiver, Media Center PC, or other desktop or notebook PC must be connected to the TV or stereo.
3. Actual prices may vary.
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