updated 04:45 pm EST, Mon November 24, 2008
Porsche Design P'9522
The Porsche Design P'9522 handset was recently approved by the FCC and is expected to be available for sale in North America shortly. The quad-band GSM handset is manufactured by France's Sagem, and its specs include a 2.8-inch touchscreen with a 400x240 resolution. Conspicuously missing is 3G data network support, at least for North America, as this particular version of the P'9522 only has GPRS and EDGE radios.
The candybar phone will sport a 5-megapixel autofocus camera with an LED flash, a built-in GPS sensor and FM radio tuner. Local area network access is made possible by a Wi-Fi module. For security, there is a fingerprint scanner. A 2GB memory card will be included with the handset, allowing it to store music and video files. Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP support will accommodate wireless headphones and headsets.
While there is no word on a North American availability, official or otherwise, the P'9522 is expected to cost about $750. [via Unwired View]