Asus launched the Asus P552w smart phone which features Glide - a new touch-responsive user interface from Asus. Equipped with a 624MHz processor, 3.5G HSDPA connectivity, Bluetooth, WLAN 802.11b/g, GPS and seamless Google Maps integration.
Underpinning the ASUS P552w's touch-responsive user interface is its Gester technology that enables users to perform a variety of navigational actions – such as selecting, zooming, scrolling and flipping – easily through simple flicks of their fingers.
Incorporated into Glide are also applications that enable users to access a wide range of functions such as looking up the latest news, checking the weather forecast, viewing photo slideshows and listening to music within a few finger taps. These applications, dubbed Multi-Home, Anytime Launcher, EziPhoto, and EziMusic.