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    Viewsonic V37 Pocket PC Review
    Author: Fibrousjaguar
    Date Posted: May 10th, 2004
    SLRating: SLRating: 8.2/10
    Bottom Line: SLCentral took a look at Viewsonic's most powerful Pocket PC to date, the Viewsonic V37. Can this relatively newcomer in the handheld market compete with PDA giants such as Palm and Compaq? Read on to find out.....

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    The V37 is definitely not one of your feature-rich, multimedia-station type PDAs. Granted, it has MP3 and MPEG functionality, but that is to be expected in all of todayís Pocket PCs. However, that is not to say that it performs poorly. On the contrary, we found the V37 to be extremely fast and responsive in handling programs. Tasks that may elicit a pause from other Pocket PCs are preformed smoothly on the V37. Perhaps this is attributed to its processor, which clocks at a lightning 400MHz. Here are the official specs from Viewsonic-


    Powerful 400MHz Intel XScale™ processor for

    added speed, power savings and efficiency.

    Synchronization Cradle

    Quickly and easily synchronize documents and

    charge the battery with the included synchronization


    Operating System

    Microsoft® Pocket PC 2002 Premium Edition

    operating system works much like your PC.

    Youíll automatically feel familiar with applications.

    Infrared Port

    Support for beaming contacts, schedules, or

    any file including images, music files or documents.


    Includes 64MB ROM and 64MB SDRAM

    (36.45MB user accessible) so you can store

    more e-mail, photos and music.

    Secure Digital Card Slot

    Store additional files and information with

    optional Secure Digital memory cards. And, itís

    SDIO compatible!

    Size and Weight

    With an ultra-thin design weighing about four

    ounces, it truly is a Pocket PC.

    Quickly Input Information

    Naturally input data with the included

    Transcriber handwriting software. You can also

    use the on-screen keyboard to quickly input



    Long-life lithium-ion battery lasts up to 8 hours.


    For your convenience, the Pocket PC V37

    supports both continuous or on-demand synchronization.



    Indoors or out, colors are vivid and text is crisp

    with the 3.5" full-color transflective display.

    High 320x240 resolution keeps your image

    details clear.

    Multimedia Functionality

    Watch MPEG videos and listen to MP3 files

    with the Pocket PC V37. Even play music in

    the background while working within other


    Easily Access Information

    Quickly access various files or applications with

    4-programmable buttons. Also scroll through

    and access files and menus with the integrated

    jog dial.

    Preloaded Apps -

    If you need it, itís got it. Preloaded software

    includes: Microsoft® Pocket Outlook®

    (e-mail, calendar, contact, notes, tasks);

    Microsoft® Pocket Word; Microsoft® Pocket

    Excel; Microsoft® Reader; Microsoft® Windows®

    Media Player v8.0; Microsoft® Pocket Internet

    Explorer; Microsoft® ActiveSync®; AvantGo Sync

    Provider; Voice Recorder; Calculator; Solitaire

    and Microsoft®.NET Compact Framework.


    Read and respond to e-mail while on the go.*

    Microsoft® Pocket Outlook® provides full support

    for POP3 or IMAP4 e-mail including HTML

    messages, meeting requests, Word, PowerPoint®

    and Excel attachments, plus voice messages.


    Functionality continued Go the the next page
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