Hitachi W53H – phone meets GPS

Mobile phones, Satellite Navigation systems

Hitachi has just launched the W53H handset (also known as the Wooo) in Japan, offering phone functionality alongside satellite navigation.

Three colours available – Japan Black, Nordic White, and Euro Purple – with features of the slim handset including a 2.8-inch OLED screen with 10000:1 contrast ratio, 2 megapixel camera with video recording and a TV receiver (with up to 4.5 hours viewing per charge). There’s also GPS, with directions offered by sound and vibration and the option to search for a location via voice input.

All sounds impressive – let’s hope something similar makes it to Europe, unlikely as that may be.

(Via Navigadget)

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