Hitachi W53H – phone meets GPS

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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.

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(Via Navigadget)

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