The new ID-5100 is a dual band mobile transceiver 144 / 430 MHz that will be released in the market (Japanese) in February 2014 in two versions ID-5100 20W and ID-5100D 50W.

As far as I’ve understood from the japanese translation, some ID-5100 features include:

A touch panel to allows intuitive operation.
Nearest repeater search function in analog mode.
Usage of the D-STAR function by using Android apps
Support for Bluetooth with optional unit

Large high contrast LCD touch screen

Built in GPS (not an option as in the IC-2820H)

Dual DV (simultaneous 2m and 70cm D-Star operation)

SD Card slot

Bluetooth connectivity (with UT-133)

Android application for control.  As demonstrated at the 2013 Tokyo Ham Fair.


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