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My Profile Log Out. Miscellaneous Included Handheld Accessories. Tablets by Dan Ackerman 8 days ago. The SD card slot also makes supplementing the iPAQ’s memory much cheaper than on equivalently-sized smart phones, which tend to use the smaller and more expensive microSD and miniSD formats. Tablets by Scott Stein 5 days ago.

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Some business users may, however, appreciate the lack since the ipsq of cameras is still restricted in some sensitive industries. You may unsubscribe from these newsletters at any time. This is where the lack of dedicated media playback buttons is rx45440 the most, especially on a device that calls itself a Mobile Media Companion. As Windows Mobile does not support the closing of applications, all the programs continue running in the background even though the user clicks on the close button.

Measuring just x This was a little less than we had expected, but since the 1,mAh Lithium-ion battery is removable, heavy users have the rx4504 to purchase a spare battery for longer usage. Pros 1GB of storage, Expansion and Connectivity Expansion Slots.

Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Small upgrades sweeten the deal just a bit Small upgrades sweeten the deal just a bit by David Carnoy. On the one hand, it offers scratch and dirt protection for the screen, especially when the device is carried in a pocket or handbag.


At HP’s recent event in Beijing, the company introduced the rx series Mobile Media Companion handhelds, its first non-PDA-phone device since the announcement of the rx almost a year ago. Therefore, a soft reset or going into the Memory menu to stop all running applications is recommended regularly to keep the PDA running fast.

Maximum volume on the external, rear-mounted speaker is low, but any misgivings we had about sound quality were quickly remedied when we plugged earphones into the 3.

HP iPAQ rx Review | ZDNet

A mediocre set of earbuds are included in the box, but even those couldn’t disguise the rx’s audio prowess. Based on the orientation of the HP logo, the rx seems to be designed for use mainly in the landscape mode. Buy now for Holiday Savings! However, we did find the iPAQ somewhat plasticky, possibly due to the laminated finish on the casing, though it generally feels solidly constructed.

Performance On average, the rx lasted more than 1. We transferred a MB movie encoded in DivX; depending on the speed of your PC, conversion takes anywhere from half an hour to two hours for a video this large. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Looking jpaq a tech bargain real soon? The hidden reset button, Notes button and SD card slot can be found on the top, while the right side panel houses the close window, Outlook, media player, screen orientation toggle as well as the power button.


A powerful business laptop with a top-quality 4K screen. Using the default settings, Windows Media Player reduced the file size to a much more manageable MB.

Like its predecessor, the new iPAQs are targeted at the everyday user, with a smart selection of wireless options and multimedia features. The latter feature is important for video playback.

HP iPAQ rx4540

It’s the funky styling of the rx that gives away its ‘lifestyle’ angle. Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more. A surprising omission from the rx is the lack of an integrated camera. A built-in FM radio would have been a good addition to the overall feature lineup. Laptops by Dan Ackerman 10 days ago.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. The iPAQ also offers persistent storage support so your data is retained even when the handheld runs out of battery power. You can, however, reassign the buttons on the right-hand edge to Windows Media Player controls.