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Pharos 565: Rugged Windows Mobile 6.5 Handset

Pharos have recently unveiled a new handset, this handset is a rugged handset which runs Windows Mobile 6.5, one drawback however is that it is pretty ugly.

The WinMo 6.5 powered handset features a 3.5-inch QVGA touchscreen display, a 624MHz processor, 256MB of RAM and a 512MB ROM. Other mentionable features include a microSD memory card slot, and WiFi/GPS/Bluetooth connectivity.

The handset’s dimensions are 5.7 x 3.1 x 1 (inches), and the handset also features a 1880mAh battery, one of the real selling points of this handset is that it’s GPS receiver is ‘ultra sensitive’.

As for it’s ruggedness the handset can withstand drops from 4-5 feet, other details are scarce however the handset is “compliant with the International Protection Rating (IP54) standard”.

Source: IntoMobile

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Written by Jamie Pert

Jamie has a background in computer repairs and maintenance along with network administration, he now enjoys utilizing the benefits of new technologies and enjoys writing about anything that brings new technology to the world.

He began writing for Product Reviews in mid 2009 and has since expanded his knowledge across a wide-base of devices, he is looking to get more hands-on experience with new devices to gain a better understanding of the latest and greatest technologies.

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