Toshiba in Barcelona: Portege G810 with GPS

12 Feb, 2008

The Portégé G810 is an intriguing PocketPC offer by Toshiba. If we're to suggest a reference point for this touchscreen PDA, we couldn't even dream of a more suitable nominee than the HTC Touch Cruise. A brief look at the specs is enough to convince that the two devices have a great deal of similarities, from physical size to the processor that powers them. In the same time, G810 does stand out among Toshiba PocketPCs, marking a distinct departure from the full-QWERTY Toshiba Portégé G900.

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Toshiba Portégé G810

The neat and conservative Portégé G810 stands at only 14mm thick and brings a stylish black mirror finish. G810 has an ample 2.8" 65K-color touchscreen display of QVGA resolution. We can only guess at this stage, but we do believe the display and interface are optimized to ensure stylus-free handling.

The built-in GPS and A-GPS give the user a full-fledged navigation device. Additional connectivity stuff includes Bluetooth v2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g and USB v2.0.

Toshiba Portégé G810 is a global phone, with support for both quad-band GSM/EDGE and tri-band UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA. The high-end device runs on Windows Mobile Professional OS.

G810 is powered by a Qualcomm MSM7200 (400MHz) processor, utilizing 256MB of ROM and 128MB RAM. The Li-Ion battery of 1530 mAh capacity is quoted at 200 hours in standby and 4 hours of talk time. microSD memory expansion is available (up to 4GB cards supported).

Microsoft direct push e-mail is more than welcome on this business minded gadget. Still, the G810 has enough of the media capabilities to look for in a high-end device: a 3 megapixel autofocus camera, FM radio with RDS, Windows Media player.

Toshiba Portégé G810 will be available across Europe in Q2 2008, but the price is still unknown.


Reader comments

  • magaman
  • 28 Dec 2008
  • 2xB

No service for any update.

  • mark2jagged
  • 23 Feb 2008
  • nxT

QUALCOMM MSM 7200 PROCESSOR??? is this the same processor that's used in the HTC Touch Cruise??? lets hope that Toshiba have ironed all the problems out with the above named processor, and/or lack of a decent driver update. so that its not so sloooo...

  • RoKo
  • 18 Feb 2008
  • nss

@0BiV the cpu is 400Mhz from what someone can read from the specs at: "Processor : Qualcomm MSM7200 (400MHz)"

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