Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
HTC announces first 3G device based on Windows Mobile 5
Posted on 11-May-2005 09:51. | Tags Filed under: News.


HTC announces first 3G device based on Windows Mobile 5
High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC) has plans to release the first 3G Windows Mobile 5.0-based device, the HTC Universal. Global distribution plans for the device are expected in the second half of 2005 with mobile operators in Europe, North America, and Asia.

Mobile operators like T-Mobile, O2 and Vodafone have already announced plans to release new Pocket PC Phone Edition devices based on this platform.

Microsoft Corp. chairman and chief software architect, Bill Gates, unveiled Windows Mobile 5.0 during his keynote at Microsoft Mobile & Embedded DevCon 2005 in Las Vegas and displayed the HTC Universal during the demonstrations.

"This is the first time we are seeing the same internet experience, which you can only have in your office, with universal 3G high speed wireless data capability and large VGA display legibility. The new features from Windows Mobile 5.0 will greatly improve the keyboard experience and persistent storage feature will keep user data forever," said Peter Chou, president of HTC.

Certain technological breakthroughs are seen in the HTC Universal featuring improved support of more multimedia and productivity applications, broad integration of digital multimedia features, and faster connections to the Internet and email servers. With seamless synchronization to Office applications, faster connection speeds and versatile multimedia features customers can be more productive and have fun anywhere, anytime.

The HTC Universal is a 3G-enabled device that takes advantage of the advanced Windows Mobile 5.0 features, The built-in keyboard enables users to create and edit files with Microsoft Office applications. For phone and communications, the latest video telephony and dual-camera functionality facilitate high-speed connections and videoconferencing. The clamshell design of the device features a 180 degree pivot screen. With its new user interface boasting portrait and landscape modes, the new 3G phone will automatically change to the best interface. Users can also switch between the two display modes at their own discretion. In addition, users can send and receive pictures and video files at more rapid connection speeds. With its dual speaker stereophonic sound system, users can enjoy smooth and high-resolution videos at anytime.

The HTC Universal connects to WLAN (Wi-Fi), WWAN (GPRS and 3G UMTS) and Bluetooth devices.



comments powered by Disqus




Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

What's your take on this whole no conviction rugby thing.
Created by Mspec, last reply by gzt on 30-Sep-2016 21:10 (110 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


FPP elections considered harmful
Created by SaltyNZ, last reply by Linuxluver on 30-Sep-2016 20:36 (23 replies)
Pages... 2


Getting Your Daily Fix - Sites you have to check everyday
Created by firefuze, last reply by Brumfondl on 29-Sep-2016 19:45 (23 replies)
Pages... 2


Possibly the best contribution to road safety since ABS
Created by Geektastic, last reply by scuwp on 30-Sep-2016 07:20 (39 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Buying without building consent/CCC?
Created by Zeon, last reply by neb on 27-Sep-2016 16:33 (38 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Sweden to reintroduce conscription
Created by Geektastic, last reply by oxnsox on 30-Sep-2016 21:23 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


Safe, practical SUV for family under 12k
Created by wikibedi, last reply by MikeAqua on 30-Sep-2016 11:47 (53 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Galaxy Note 7 Announcement and Owners' Thread
Created by eracode, last reply by eracode on 30-Sep-2016 10:01 (976 replies)
Pages... 64 65 66