The beautiful 4" VGA touch screen is the best!
No phone for those who want to multitask; for me not a con.
The Bottom Line:
Buy it if you are using it for business; everything works as it should.
First off, let me say that I use my handheld EVERY DAY for work. I am a primary care provider and I have software installed on my handheld to check medications, drug interactions, doses, etc. This I use with each and every patient I see (so this handheld gets a great deal of daily use). In addition, I get e-mail, I do a little web research, I print wirelessly, I occasionally listen to music or video, and I put personal photos on my handheld. I have used the HP Ipaq handheld since about 1993 (it was a dinosaur, I can assure you). I received in Enterprise 211 to replace an Hx 2795b which was a disaster. I love my Enterprise 211.
What it does well: This computer is fast, it's not buggy like my old one, it does what it's supposed to do without a bunch of error messages (the reason I got a replacement from HP to replace my old one). The screen is HUGE and I need that because trying to read drug interactions on a screen the size of those smartphones is ridiculous. When my colleagues tell me their smart phones can do what my computer does AND make phone calls, I just smile (when they try to read that 2 or 3 cm screen :-). I have a cell phone and I need my handheld to work all day without losing battery life on phone reception. I know it's not cool, but I like my handheld and my cell phone separately because I USE my handheld.
The Windows Mobile 6.0 far surpasses any previous version. Everything simply works as it does on your desktop without the bugginess of the previous versions. I use word mobile, excel (very rarely) and they work great.
Wi-Fi and bluetooth are flawless on this Enterprise 211. Easy to access; smooth interface. No problems with that. This handheld does not have an infrared port and I was disappointed about that until I realized that I can use my bluetooth to exchange info with another handheld just as easily. It's different but the functionality is still there--just no infrared. I don't know why they left that out but once I realized that computer to computer info exchange was just as easy, I haven't missed it.
There is room for a ton of expansion using SD and CF cards. I am using both and this computer is not sluggish in the least. I have my medical software installed on an SD card and there is a ton of space left for operating on my main memory.
What took some getting used to: This computer takes a different touch than my old Ipaqs. It seems to need a firmer press with the stylus than previous handhelds that I had used. That took a little getting used to but I will say that after about a week, I no longer notice it.