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With mobile-users and road warriors in mind, Acer has developed the c-500 GPS Pocket PC series to achieve the perfect balance between a multi-functional product and minimum weight. Light at only 122 grams and a compact design ensures maximum ergonomics and absolute comfort when holding the device. For a clear view of on-screen data and maximum, ease of use, the c-500 series is equipped with a bright and well-contrasted 2.8" screen that can be fingertip-operated in navigation mode.
The c-500 Series offers the best GPS technology available to guarantee efficient and reliable navigation: SirfStarIII LP GPS receiver and Navteq pre-installed maps. High signal sensitivity allows fast fix and re-fix, allowing maximum precision in detecting your position, and strongly decreasing power consumption. When traveling, route planning and optimization can be extremely useful: the Acer c-500 Series comes with the Powerful Trip Planning (PTP) feature that intelligently organizes the route also detecting the best places to stop, maybe in coincidence with a Point of Interest, (POI) such as a bank, a golf course or the service station. The c-500 series lists several categories of Point of Interest, (POI) which can be updated over the Internet.
While driving, it is better to reduce the time spent looking at the screen. Therefore, the Acer c-500 Series can activate a useful function that simplifies the map view by showing a single, easy-to-read yellow arrow indicating the route. This helps immediately detect the next course change while remaining concentrated on the driving. Further ease of use comes in the form of the 'Type Ahead' feature, a function that provides aided address entry by eliminating redundant address combinations as you type, saving time and energy and making your journey both relaxing and effortless. In addition users will find the C500 series versatile in viewing modes (2D, 3D day and night), in route modes (pedestrian, car, planning) and in all the other navigation functionality packed into this slim and sexy device.
Wireless and GPS coverage enables your crucial information to follow you, wherever you are. To keep you connected to company networks or your personal wireless devices, to hook up to the Internet, download emails and get the latest updates, the Acer c-530 features integrated wireless connectivity: both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi technologies. Acer GPS Pocket PC runs the latest Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 operating system that provides a complete package of office applications such as Pocket Outlook, MSN, e-mail, Word, Excel and the Power Point Mobile.