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HP iPAQ rx3700 (3710,3715)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 180 reviews of HP iPAQ rx3700 (3710,3715). The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other PDAs for all reviews. Comments about the size and battery are overall positive. The performance and usability also get good feedback, whereas the reliability and price get mixed views.

portability, usability, performance, battery, size

On average, users rate this product 86/100 and experts rate this product 76/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 user reviews of HP iPAQ rx3700 (3710,3715) from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other PDAs on Reviewers really like the screen and design. The usability and performance are also mentioned favorably. Many are critical about the reliability and price.

portability, performance, usability, design, screen

price, reliability

88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP iPAQ RX3715 Pocket PCHP iPAQ RX3715 Pocket PC

May, 2018

Expert review by : Bill Howard (

HP iPaq rx3715 Mobile Media Companion


The HP iPaq rx3715 Mobile Media Companion is a multimedia Pocket PC that comes with Nevo Universal Remote software and Nevo Media for streaming music from your PC.

You're not getting a high-end NevoSL for half price, though this is still a very nice package. The NevoSL has vastly more customizability through NevoStudio programming software, A/V-specific buttons, and a charging cradle that doesn't require you to...

Aug, 2005

Expert review by ( - HP IPaq Rx3715 Mobile Media Companion


The HP IPaq Rx3715 Mobile Media Companion is loaded with so many features that it could replace some of your other electronic devices in a pinch. ...

Jul, 2005

Expert review by (

iPAQ rx3715 PDA


This high-end PDA has almost everything you could want, but its digital camera takes lousy pictures.

Despite a mediocre camera, the Rx3715 has more goodies than most other Pocket PCs. Some features aren't terribly useful, but the rest make for a pretty nifty (albeit expensive) PDA

Jul, 2005

Expert review by : Dan Wu (

HP iPAQ rx3715 review


Tom's Hardware Guide takes a thorough look at the HP iPAQ rx3715, which uses a Samsung 400MHz CPU (with Dynamic Voltage Scaling, like Intel's Speedstep, slowing CPU clock speed when little power is needed), packs in a 1.2 megapixel camera, 152MB of ROM...

Nov, 2004

Expert review by : Sascha Segan (

HP iPAQ rx3715


The HP iPAQ rx3715is a solid, flexible PocketPC with intriguing multimedia features.

Lots of memory. Only Pocket PC with 1.2-megapixel cam-era. Dual networking. Excellent battery life.

Expensive. Only streams unprotected WMA files.

Sep, 2004

Expert review by : Simon Spagnoletti (

Review of HP's iPaq rx3715 Mobile Media Companion Pocket PC


Breaking away from the corporate image, the HP's is aiming their new iPaq rx3715 Mobile Media Companion squarely at the home user. Besides some cosmetic differences (a new casing and a brand new multimedia-focused welcome screen), and the usual PDA...

Sep, 2004

Expert review by : Colin Duwe (

HP iPaq rx3715 Mobile Media Companion review


HP iPaq rx3715 Mobile Media Companion

Extralong battery life; impressive performance; integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth; built-in camera; user-replaceable battery.

Complicated and immature Mobile Media software.

While the HP iPaq rx3715's Media Companion functions didn't inspire us, this PDA's features and top-notch performance make it well worth considering.

Jul, 2004

Expert review by : AWright (brighthand)

HP iPaq rx3715 Review

Oct, 2004

Expert review by : Lisa Gade (

HP iPAQ rx3715 Pocket PC


The iPAQ 3715 is at the top of the line among HP's new Fall 2004 "Digital Entertainment" line of iPAQ Pocket PCs. The iPAQ rz1715 and the rx3000 series models comprise the Digital Entertainment iPAQs, and these target consumers with a taste for...

Excellent camera, great display, loud sound, strong performance and dual wireless. WiFi has great range and HP's Bluetooth software (Widcomm) is as always, solid and user friendly

Could use more RAM, though the extremely large File Store area makes up for this. If you're an action gamer, the d-pad may not thrill you

An excellent unit. it's compact, yet has just about every feature you could want in a PDA. The 1.2MP camera takes surprisingly good photos and decent videos with very good audio. The iPAQ has a great screen, nice multimedia software, and strong...

Sep, 2004

Expert review by : Troy Dreier (

Review: iPAQ rx3715, HP’s True Mobile Media Companion


That's not a handheld in your pocket. It's a Mobile Media Companion

The media player gives you an interesting new way to enjoy music—if you're within your home's Wi-Fi network, that is. You can load a program from the installation CD onto your Windows XP computer to create a streaming media server that your rx3715 can...

Sep, 2004

Product Specifications

The HP iPAQ rx3000 series Mobile Media Companion is powered by Microsoft Windows Mobile software and it lets you enjoy your music, photos and video wherever you go. The future of entertainment is digital and with your HP iPAQ the power is at your fingertips. Never miss a memory - capture, share, and print life's moments using the integrated HP Photosmart camera with photos or video. You are a musician - make your digital music and videos mobile: take your MP3's along with other popular music and video formats with you - wherever you go; using Windows Media Player on your PC transfer fresh music and videos to your HP iPAQ to suit your mood; store more digital media onto SD/MMC memory cards using the Secure Digital slot; store up to 4 hours of music on a 128-MB SD card; watch up to an hour of full screen WMV video using a 128-MB SD card; get great stereo sound using headphones with your HP iPAQ. You are a photographer - never miss a memory. Every day memorable moments happen without warning. Moments you want to capture. Moments you want to share. With the HP iPAQ rx3000 series Mobile Media Companion, it has never been so easy. Capture and share life's moments using the integrated Photosmart 1.2 MP camera with photos or video. With 1.2 mega pixel resolution, you get sharp high quality 4" x 6" snapshots that are ready to print. A self-portrait mirror on the back of your HP iPAQ helps makes sure you are in the shot. Capture memories in action with MotionJPEG or MPEG4-compatible video and audio recording; store up to 600 photos or up to an hour of H.263 recorded video on a 128-MB SD card; easily edit and resize photographs on your HP iPAQ and wireless sly email or print them to share memories with family and friends; wirelessly print directly from your HP iPAQ to a wide array of printers using Infrared, Bluetooth, or Wi-Fi wireless technologies, or SD/MMC cards - no computer is required! Hassle-free photo sharing, no email attachment required with HP D Share. HP Image Zone 3.5 for your PC is on the Companion CD - helps you organize, edit, print, and get creative with your photos. Use your HP iPAQ as a digital photo album that is always with you, to view and share your photos in high-quality color. You are in control with digital entertainment at your fingertips with iPAQ Mobile Media. Customize your digital experience for your life. Stream content over your Wi-Fi home network and view it on your iPAQ while you move freely about your house; use your iPAQ and your Wi-Fi home network to play digital content on PC's, TV's, and stereo's around your house for enjoying by the whole family; no need to stand in front of the TV to browse and control your media content. You are a gamer - let the competition begin. Pass the time with Solitaire and Jawbreaker; tackle the latest Pocket PC games that match your interests.

Audio Input


Audio Output



Run Time (Up To) (AC):12hours/14hours
Technology:Lithium ion

Digital Camera

Main: Yes

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:16-bit (64K colors)
Color Support:16-bit (64K colors)
Diagonal Size:3.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):8.9cm
Technology:TFT active matrix

GPS System

GPS Navigation: None


Country Kits:Germany/Latin America/United States
Model:Rx3715 Mobile Media Companion
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP iPAQ Pocket PC

Input Device

Type:5-way navigation button / Stylus / Touch-screen/Stylus / Touch-screen / Touchpad


Type: None


Wireless Connectivity:Bluetooth / IEEE 802.11b / IrDA

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Mobile for Pocket PC 2003 Second Edition


Clock Speed:400MHz


Installed Size:64MB


Installed Size:128MB

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Handheld Type:Handheld