Pharos, Lighthouse of the 21st Century
Traveler 137 GPS Smartphone
Model: PTL137E    

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MSRP: $569.99

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  • Now powered by Windows Mobile 6.5
  • Smart Navigator with one month free map-on-demand service
    (PTL137E does not bundle with maps of the USA, Canada or other countries)
  • Up to a $250 mail-in rebate .T-Mobile Authorized Dealer

Purchase the Traveler 137 from Pharos' authorized dealers or Pharos' online store, and sign up for T-Mobile services (1000 min Voice + Unlimited Data, $65 per month).

  • Instinctive touch-and-sweep interface makes using powerful Windows applications fun; high-speed 3.5G Internet capability brings a world of information right to your fingertips and laptop PC; ultra sensitive AGPS helps you reach destinations quickly; new dial-a-photo feature connects you with your buddies in a few touches.
  • Unlocked world 3.5G smartphone; quad-band 850/900/1800/1900 MHz GSM/GPRS/EDGE; tri-band 1700/1900/2100 MHz UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA; data rate: upto 7.2 Mbps download, 2 Mbps upload; talk time: up to 7 hours on 2G, 5 hours on 3G; standby time: up to 200 hours.
  • Qualcomm 7201A 528 MHz CPU, 3.5" WVGA touch-screen color display; 512 MB Flash ROM, 256MB SDRAM; autofocus 3.1MP camera with geotagging, 0.3MP front camera for video conference; built-in WiFi, Bluetooth, FM tuner, G-sensor for auto screen rotation.
  • Hybrid Pharos' Smart Navigator allows you to confidently navigate through the US, Canada, the Western and Eastern Europe while paying only when need ($1.50 a day, $5.00 a week, $9.00 a month); Free live traffic, gas prices, movie times, weather, TV; intelligent landscape keyboard for fast typing; tethering to connect your laptop PC to the Internet via your high-speed data connection.
  • Microsoft Windows Mobile Professional; Outlook Mobile (Calendar, Contacts, Notes, Tasks, Inbox), Office Mobile (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote), Internet Explorer, Picture, ActiveSync, Calculator, Voice Recorder, MSN Messenger, Media Player, Facebook.

The Traveler 137 is a GPS smartphone with 3.5” flush touch-screen WVGA display. Its instinctive touch-and-sweep interface makes using the powerful Windows phone fun and easy; its very latest 3.5G communication capability brings a world of information to your fingertips. The Smartphone features a tri-band UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA and quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE cellular modems. It offers industry-leading 7.2Mb/s download and 2Mb/s upload speeds enabling fast Web browsing, email and other Internet services. There are two on-board cameras, an autofocus 3 MP digital camera for recording pictures and video, and a 0.3 MP camera for video conference. The unit comes with Pharos’ hybrid, on-demand, Smart Navigator allowing users to navigate through the US, Canada, the Western and Eastern Europe while paying only when need ($1.50 a day, $5.00 a week, $9.00 a month). Its tethering capability let you easily connect your laptop PC to the Internet world while on the go. Additionally, the device is pre-loaded with Microsoft Live Search, providing free information about traffic, gas prices, movie times and weather. The Traveler 137 is powered by the Microsoft Windows Mobile 6 Professional with Microsoft® Outlook® Mobile (Calendar, Contacts, Tasks and Inbox), Word® Mobile, Excel® Mobile, PowerPoint® Mobile, Internet Explorer Mobile, Picture, Notes, ActiveSync, Calculator, Game, Voice Recorder, MSN® Messenger, Media® Player, Facebook. The device gives up to 7.0 hours of GSM talk time, 5 hours of 3G talk time and 200 hours of standby time.

Operating system: Windows Mobile® 6.5 Professional
Processor: Qualcomm MSM7201A, 528MHz
Memory: 256MB DDR SDRAM, 512MB Flash ROM
Display: 3.5" TFT LCD
Resolution: 480 x 800 WVGA with 65K colors
  • Unlocked with one SIM card slot
  • GSM Quad band 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • EDGE / GPRS class 10
  • Tri-band AWS 1700/1900/2100 MHz
  • UMTS 384Kb/s, HSDPA 7.2Mb/s, HSUPA 2Mb/s
  • Talk time: up to 7 hours on 2G, 5 hours on 3G; Standby time: up to 200 hours
GPS: NMEA0183/AGPS compatible
  • Cold start <90 seconds (open sky, typical)
  • Warm Start <40 seconds (open sky, typical)
  • Hot start <1 second (open sky, typical)
  • CMOS, 3.1 mega pixels, auto focus
  • Up to 2048X1536 resolution
  • 0.3 mega pixels front camera for video conference
Antenna: Embedded (2G/3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, FM)
  • Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g
  • Bluetooth® v2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate
  • USB 2.0 High Speed
  • Micro SD slot support SDHC
  • Stereo audio jack through 11pin mini USB
Battery: 1380 mAh Li-Ion, rechargeable/replaceable
Device Dimension: 4.60in (L) x 2.40in (W) x 0.51in (H)
Device Weight: 4.94oz
Package Contents:
  • Pharos Traveler 137 device
  • AC Charger
  • Battery
  • USB Cable
  • Stereo Headphone with mic
  • Getting Started CD
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty Card
  • MSFT License Card

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10/2010 —
CTIA 2010 Hot for the Holidays: Health and Wellness Finalist 
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1/2010 —
Coastline Community College Acquired Brain Injury Program: People with Brain Injuries Leading Fuller Lives with Windows Mobile 
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9/2009 —
With solid Windows Mobile applications for business and a wide array of connectivity options, the Pharos Traveler 137 is a capable--albeit pricey--work companion 
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9/2009 —
The sophisticated Pharos Traveler 137 smartphone is packed full of useful features, ...has a solid feel and is almost identical in size to the iPhone 3GS. 
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8/2009 —
If you like a Windows Mobile handset, and want outstanding GPS functionality, the Pharos Traveler is an excellent choice. 
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7/2009 —
a sleek Windows Mobile phone that offers a key advantage for business users. It can connect to the 3G high-speed data networks of both AT&T Wireless and T-Mobile 
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6/2009 —
Gadgets for Grads: it works anywhere in the world...get local GSM SIM card... avoid international roaming charge 
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6/2009 —
Gadgets for Dad...for the Dad who doesn't know where in the world he’ll wake up 
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6/2009 —
Hands-on: Pharos Traveler 137 is first T-Mobile USA 3G WM is one of the best Pharos models made 
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6/2009 —
What makes this phone even more unique is its hybrid GPS navigation software that gives you voice-prompted navigation even without a connection to a carrier's network. 
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6/2009 —
the Traveler 137 is a bit unlike other GPS-enabled smartphones in that you can use its navigation software without a cellular connection 
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6/2009 —
Pharos Traveller 137 now available, can use both AT&T and T-Mobile 3G 
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6/2009 —
The Pharos Traveler 137 is in the latter camp, a device designed to be a GPS unit and a phone in one. 
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6/2009 —
the high note of this smartphone is the 800x480 display resolution that is the best thing you can get for this size 
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1/2009 —
International CES 2009: Design and Enigineering Innovations: Wireless Handsets: Pharos Traveler 137 GPS Smartphone 
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1/2009 —
Pharos Traveler 137 features the company's Smart Navigator software, which has won a 2009 Consumer Electronics Show Innovations award for outstanding design and engineering 
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1/2009 —
Pharos Traveler 137: GPS Smart Phone Offers Navigation, No Network Required... Pharos offers a different type of pay-as-you-go service on its unlocked GPS-enabled Windows Mobile smart phones... 
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Buy the Traveler 137 GPS Smartphone at $569.99 and get the following optional software programs and accessories up to 50% off.
PZX14 Smartphone AC Adapter
PZX14 GPS Smartphone AC Adapter  +$15.00 (List Price: $20.00)
PZX15 Car charger
PZX15 Car charger  +$15.00 (List Price: $20)
PZX22 USB Data Cable
PZX22 USB Data Cable  +$7.50 (List Price: $10)
PZX28 Leather Belt Case
PZX28 Leather Belt Case  +$15.00 (List Price: $20)
PZX100 Car Kit
PZX100 Car Kit  +$37.50 (List Price: $50)
PZX101 Rechargeable Battery
PZX101 Rechargeable Battery  +$26.25 (List Price: $35)
PZX102 Pouch
PZX102 Pouch  +$12.00 (List Price: $16)
PZX103 Stylus
PTL137 Stylus x3  +$12.00 (List Price: $16)
PZX104 Silicon Case
PZX104 Silicon Case  +$15.00 (List Price: $20)
PZX105 USB head set/FM antenna
PZX105 USB head set/FM antenna  +$15.00 (List Price: $20)
SPB Backup
SPB Backup Software  +$12.48 (List Price: $24.95)
SPB Brain Evolution
SPB Brain Evolution Software  +$9.98 (List Price: $19.95)
SPB Diary
SPB Diary Software  +$9.98 (List Price: $19.95)
SPB Finance
SPB Finance Software  +$12.48 (List Price: $24.95)
SPB Time
SPB Time Software  +$7.48 (List Price: $14.95)
SPB Traveler
SPB Traveler Software  +$14.98 (List Price: $29.95)
SPB Wallet
SPB Wallet Software  +$14.98 (List Price: $29.95)
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