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wildbill2566

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#1287 29-Mar-2004 03:29
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Sorry if this is the wrong place for this but there isnt a 5555 forum.

My question is this...

Behind the battery is a slot which looks like it takes a phone sim card, anyone know anything about this.

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#4538 2-Apr-2004 09:42
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I have the iPAQ h5555 and HP told me that the Hardware is there for this to double as a cell phone, but it needs support from one of the GSM cell companies and the rom flashed to Windows Mobile 2003 Phone Addition. When that will happen who knows.

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#4547 2-Apr-2004 18:54
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Nope, the h5555 does not have the hardware required for this to work. The slot is there just for the mold that could have been used for a Pocket PC Phone Edition that was never released. There's no software update that would make this model work on the GSM/GPRS network.




 

 

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#4558 3-Apr-2004 05:52
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I talk to one of the Senior Techs at HP who works with and helped with the design of the h5555, and he said it is cell phone ready. They are just waiting for a Cell Provider to pick it up and then they will Provide the Rom update.

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#4567 3-Apr-2004 08:27
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Sorry, but this person gave you some information not connected to what's going on. HP will release a PDA with WAN access, Bluetooth and wi-fi, but it's based on another design. The h5555 is almost at end of life as a product at this point in time.




 

 

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