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Asus P527

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 reviews of Asus P527. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and screen. The GPS navigation and design are also appreciated. There are some mixed comments about the usability. The price and size get negative comments.

portability, design, GPS navigation, screen, reliability

performance, size, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Asus P527 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Asus P527

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Asus P527 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People really like the screen and design. The usability and performance also get good feedback, but there are some mixed comments about the GPS navigation.

portability, performance, usability, design, screen

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASU.S. P527 Unlocked Phone GPS, WiFi, 2 MP, Windows Mobile--U.S. Version with WarrantyASU.S. P527 Unlocked Phone GPS, WiFi, 2 MP, Windows Mobile--U.S. Version with Warranty

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Todd Haselton (laptopmag.com)

ASUS P527, a review of ASUS P527

 

This Windows Mobile 6 smart phone offers free GPS for a phone, but it falls short in too many other areas.

Large display, 802.11b/g Wi-Fi support, GPS navigator included

Pricey, Slow hardware, Awful camera

Unfortunately, the P527 isn't nearly as good as competing models from HTC, Motorola, or Samsung. The P527 is fine for checking e-mail, and it provides good call quality and a good GPS experience on the open road. We also appreciated the FM radio and...

Apr, 2008

Expert review by: LAPTOP Magazine (laptopmag.com)

ASUS P527 Review

 

Unfortunately, the P527 isn't nearly as good as competing models from HTC, Motorola, or Samsung. The P527 is fine for checking e-mail, and it provides good call quality and a good GPS experience on the open road. We also appreciated the FM radio and...

Large display, 802.11b/g Wi-Fi support, GPS navigator included

Pricey, Slow hardware, Awful camera

Apr, 2008

Expert review by: (pcworld.com)

Asus P527 Cell Phone

 

The P527 smart phone is loaded with features, including extensive GPS options, but it's far too slow for even casual users.

Loaded with features ; Nifty GPS features

Slow and buggy ; Bulky design

Finding your way around the haphazardly organized Asus Launcher isn't too hard, and because the phone is so terribly slow you'll have plenty of time to ponder what you're going to do next while you wait for a screen refresh. Try to avoid pressing...

Apr, 2008

Expert review by: Christopher Null (pcworld.com)

Asus Asus P527

 

Festooned with features, the Asus P527 phone ($570 unlocked, as of 4/11/08) is near perfection--on paper. Its big 2.7-inch LCD and spacious keypad are immediately eye-catching, and under the hood the P527 includes Wi-Fi, GPS, an FM radio, and even...

Loaded with features ; Nifty GPS features

Slow and buggy ; Bulky design

The P527 is loaded with features, including extensive GPS options, but it's far too slow for even casual users.

Apr, 2008

Expert review by: Bonnie Cha (cnet.com)

Asus P527 review:

 

Chances are when you hear the name Asus, you think of motherboards and computer components, or the Eee PC laptop, and probably not smartphones. However, the company is hoping to change that with its latest crop of handsets, including the subject of...

The Asus P527 offers a lot of features in a compact design, including GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a 2-megapixel camera. The Windows Mobile 6 smartphone also comes loaded with a handful of extra utilities for the mobile professional.

The P527 is excruciatingly slow in performance, and it lacks 3G support. It's also expensive.

The Asus P527 Windows Mobile smartphone may offer a ton of features and an attractive design but that's all canceled out by its frustratingly slow performance.

Apr, 2008

Expert review by: Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

ASUS P527

 

The ASUS P527 packs a lot more software than its slow processor can handle.

Excellent battery life. Interesting, unusual GPS apps and add-in software.

Software is painful to use, in large part because the device is so slow. No 3G.

Mar, 2008

Expert review by: Consumer Guide (howstuffworks.com)

Asus P527 Smartphone Review and Prices

 

The most noticeable aspect of the Asus P527 is the economy of its design. More specifically, whereas many smartphones present you with a confusion of buttons, this device has a simple and straightforward layout. The keys are minimal in number and are...

Simple design, compact size, business and GPS applications

No 3G, sluggish processor

Aug, 2008

Expert review by: Shane McGlaun (computershopper.com)

Asus P527 Smartphone

 

If you want an unlocked device with GPS functionality, the Asus P527 smart phone may be worth a look. Just beware of its glacial speeds and high price.

Interesting GPS applications; lots of features and functionality; can be used with any GSM carrier

Slow processor and Web connections; high price; cramped touch screen; dated GPS maps; low speakerphone volume; no 3G connectivity

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May, 2008

Expert review by: Tong Zhang (mobiletechreview.com)

ASUS P527 - Windows Mobile Phone Reviews by Mobile Tech Review

 

For the last couple of years, the US carriers have put on a good show for PDA phone power users with selections of Windows Mobile, Palm, BlackBerry and Apple smartphones. Although each US carrier has something to offer in the Windows Mobile...

Has a slim form and sleek look. Good phone reception and call quality. It has a good keypad. GPS has great performance and the LBS software bundle completes the GPS experience. Good camera. Solid WiFi and Bluetooth performance. Made for the US market,...

Slow performance, memory leaks in our test unit. Not a multimedia powerhouse. Has some bugs that need to be fixed

Mar, 2008

Expert review by: Michael Oryl (mobileburn.com)

Review: Asus P527

 

Smartphone maker Asus has decided to formally enter the U.S. market and is offering the P527 as its first device. As a Windows Mobile 6 Professional device with a regular alphanumeric keypad, the P527 has the looks of a winner. Find out if it truly is...

All true--just try and get tech support for the phone when you need help.

Mar, 2008
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Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:1300
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):150 / 200
Talk time (2G):4 / 5

Call management

Vibrating Alert: Yes
Voice commands: Yes

Camera

Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Silver
Form factor:Bar

Display

Display diagonal:6.6
Display number of colours:65536 colours
Display Resolution:240 x 320
Display Type:TFT
Touchscreen: No

Messaging

E-mail: Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Text prediction system:T9

Multimedia

FM radio: Yes

Navigation

GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Position location:Y

Networking

2G standards:EDGE, GPRS
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR

Other features

Java technology: Yes
Music player: Yes
Ringer type:Polyphonic

Performance

Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, To-do list

Processor

Processor frequency:0.2

Storage

Internal Memory:128 / 64

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.54 / 5.8
Height :1.54 / 11.3
Weight:129
Width:11.3 / 5.8