The SDA Music (pictured) phone is the first Windows Mobile Smartphone to be release by the operator and gives not only allows access to Microsoft applications like Outlook, but also can be used to relax after work thanks to the integrated audio player. Other highlights of the device include an integrated VGA camera for taking photos and videos, an MP3 player and a stereo headset. The Motorola E398 is also optimally suited for mobile music services. Two integrated stereo speakers and special light and vibration effects provide an impressive 3D sound experience. Both cell phones support T-Mobile’s Mobile Jukebox service.
T-Mobile’s MDA, with a market share of about 40 percent, makes it the leading PDA phone in Germany. T-Mobile is presenting an updated version including W-LAN capabilities, the MDA III. The MDA III has an extendible, complete keyboard so you can comfortably enter text, for example when writing an e-mail, or sending an MMS or SMS text message. The e-mail push service will probably be available in the course of this year.
The SDA Music (a.k.a HTC Mozart) is directed at users who prefer a mobile phone for mobile communication, but also want to use functions like e-mail or a calendar. The SDA Music provides for these functions using the Microsoft operating system Windows Mobile Smartphone 2003. Windows Mobile lets you receive and send e-mail, as well as manage your appointments using the SDA. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF files can be easily read in the device’s large display. The MDA III and the SDA will soon be offered by T-Mobile also without a camera, to meet the requirements of the business market.
T-Mobile is also marketing a laptop card, which allows the use of mobile radio networks based on GPRS, UMTS and W-LAN. The multimedia net card GPRS/UMTS/W-LAN lets laptop owners have access to the fastest, available mobile radio network, depending on the location, for processing e-mail, surfing the Internet or accessing applications in the intranet.