Described as the Swiss army knife of GPS products, the A701 is one of Australias first integrated GPS, phone, PDA and multimedia device. These features are built into a device that is no bigger than a normal mobile phone - doing away with the conventional, bulky PDA. In fact, if traveling the notebook can be done away with as well - the A701 comes with Windows Mobile 5.0, providing access to the Internet as well as Windows Office functions such as Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Plus it also has Bluetooth 1.2.Specifications
Tri-band GSM/GPRS phone;
Windows Mobile 5 Phone Edition;
59 x 22 x 117mm (WDH);
Mio Digi Walker A701 is basically a Windows Mobile 5-based smartphone but, without any significant increase in dimensions. Embedded is a 20-channel GPS receiver and the latest version of the MioMap software. The 2.7inch transmissive LCD although hard to see in direct sunshine can be overlooked for it's clever ability to rotate to landscape mode and widescreen mounting.
Mio Digi Walker A701 features a 1.3 megapixel camera, Bluetooth and handsfree/headphones combo.
Mio claims the 1300mAh battery supports 4hrs of talk time or 200hrs of standby.
No keyboard included.
The Intel PXA-270 520MHz processor runs smoothly and theres plenty of storage space - 128MB of flash ROM and 64MB of RAM. The GPS application comes on a 256MB SD card (theres only one slot).
Mio Digiwalker A701, RRP $1299
Review:Expensive, but if you like bells and whistles, and excellent choice.