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Asus MyPal A636

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The Asus MyPal A636 is PDA with full GPS capabilities. One might even say that it’s a GPS unit with PDA features. The A636 runs Windows Mobile 5 and incorporates bluetooth and wifi. It has a 3,5″ 240 x 320, 65,536-colour LCD display and a fold out antenna. The processor powering the A636 is the Intel XScale 416MHz CPU. Asus has equipped this little gadget with 64MB of RAM and 128MB Flash ROM while an SD memory slot is available for expanding the memory. Where MyPal really shines is when it comes to battery life which runs just below 44 hours.

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2 Responses to “Asus MyPal A636”

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    GPS Reviews and News » Blog Archive » Asus MyPal A636 PDA/GPS review Says:

    [...] Asus MyPal A636 PDA/GPS review The Register has published at the end of last year a review of the Asus MyPal A636. Not a newly published review but still helpful. Over at the Register they report: Asus MyPal A636 is a worthy alternative to GPS-integrated PDAs from the likes of Mio and Acer. It’s less successful as a PDA than the others, if only because the hardware has so clearly been designed with satellite navigation usage in mind. As a GPS platform, it’s impressive, with a good, flexible antenna design and a powerful receiver. It’s let down a little by the bundled software, but there’s nothing to stop you switching to a better app later on. [...]

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    Asus MyPal A636 review » GPS Gazette Says:

    [...] Pocketnow has published a review of the Asus MyPal A636 the Windows mobile pc with GPS capabilities from Asus. As we have mentioned in our earlier post, the A636 is powered by an Intel XScale 416MHz processor, has a built in SirfSTAR III GPS receiver and incorporates bluetooth and wifi. It has a 3,5″ 240 x 320, 65,536-colour LCD display and a fold out antenna. As expected, one of the its strong points is battery life, which was about 8 and a half hours with the GPS on. The most important problem reported was that the Destinator PN software that is included with the device gets sluggish with large maps. Despite this problem, that is expected to be solved with a future software upgrade, the verdict was in favor of the A636. You can read the review here [...]

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