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The HP iPAQ 214 Enterprise Handheld has the power to run your business applications and a broad range of third-party vertical solutions. It is an attractive alternative to other handheld platforms. Wit...

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“A PC That Fits In Your Hand!”

published 28/02/2008

Microsoft Office Mobile, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth & 624MHz...

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The HP iPAQ 214 Enterprise Handheld is an advanced piece of kit which you can comfortably take with you anywhere you go, almost like a mini laptop! It actually runs on a 624MHz processor, I remember my first ever PC which was 133MHz, that really does put things in perspective. The design is very...

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“Gothting”

published 30/04/2008

Size, Functions, Comfort (both viewing and using)

Its nothing New its just really good at what it is

Loving the 214, simple interface, elegant and its a really nice size, i dont need a phone or a camra i have one allready. I want a PDA with a large clear screen, wirless and bluetooth, and have expandable memory. Simple answer its ticks all the boxes. Ok maby it would be nice to have a manual in...

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“HP iPaq Enterprise Handheld”

published 30/01/2008

Easy to use.

None yet. Will update.

I have just joined Ciao community to put the record straight on this PDA. A previous Ciao reviewer has given a negative review. I have only owned the PDA (HP iPaq 214 Enterprise Handheld) for two days. I believe I was one of the first in the UK to receive this machine as it became available from...

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Excellent

published 21/02/2008

I got the HP214 after my Hx4700 fell apart. It is working great. I agree with the previous reviewer. Basically, if you want a tiny screened phone, buy one! if you want something that works well with MS Office, plays films on a decent sized screen, has a multiple of ports, can use Skype and is very fast, this is the one for you. Pros: Base on HP 214 and HX4700 the build quality is much better. The battery life is longer (2200 mAh compared to 1800 mAh). WM6 saves Office documents as Ofice documents- no conversion needed. Cons: Doesn't come with any backup software, so buy some with your free points.

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Super

published 07/02/2008

I received the iPAQ 214 Enterprise last week. I have to say that as a seasoned PDA user, this is the real deal. It has a large clear screen making it easier to view apps, read and write emails and even play games. Like other iPAQ models it comes with both SD and CF card expansion possibilities, making it possible to add even programs. The larger screen probably does effect the battery life which when fully charged lasts me around 4 hours. It's a great device for those who want to keep a PDA seperate from a mobile. Unlike the 1st review mentioned, there is no camera. It is a good PDA and a great business tool. A worthy release by HP.

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Super

published 01/04/2008

Good size screen with excellent handwriting recognition. Battery life is reasonable if battery save features are on. Works well with ActiveSync. Using and editing documents in Word is easy with clear navigation to and from all documents. No problems with wireless connectivity. Bluetooth seems a bit footery and it is a little slow sometimes to start - a few seconds slower than instant. Only downside here is the price! (depends on where you buy it). I love mine!

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Good

published 11/04/2008

Overall I am impressed with this iPAQ. There is one thing I am not certain about however, maybe it is specific to my one. The touch screen needs to be pressed hard by the stylus in some parts before it responds. Previously I had a Dell Axim, and the Axim screen was very responsive to the slightest touch. I am wondering if anyone else noticed this or have I purchased a faulty unit? Also response seems slower than I would expect at times.

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Satisfactory

“Why not buy a smartphone??”

published 12/12/2007

stylish, good OS

pricey, under-developed, out of date, slow

I have owned this PDA via my business for a couple of months now and I will soon be sending it back.... The major flaw with not just this PDA but any is that my Nokia N95 does more!! At up to 250 GBP, is it worth it?? Pro's *Windows mobile OS - easy to navigate and reliable(as you would expect)...

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Satisfactory

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A great disappointment. After a few weeks I could no longer connect to the charger unit through the 24 pin connector on the base of the IPAQ. HP "service" say I have made a mistake and want to charge me over £100 to repair the unit. They are not listening to customers who know there is a genuine...

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Excellent

“A great PDA”

published 05/09/2008

Large screen, Fast processer, good character recog...

Large, heavy, does not support phone calls out of ...

The HP iPaq 214 offers a large 4 inch transflective touch screen supporting a resolution of 640 x 480 pixels with 65 thousand colours and a LED background. It comes with a long metal stylus stored int the body of the PDA on the top so it is in a easy to access location. The 214 has a fast 624Mz...

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