Posted on 15-Oct-2004 08:22
Filed under: News
Danger, Inc. has released the SunCom hiptop2. Based on Danger's hiptop Wireless Solution, the SunCom hiptop2 combines a mobile phone with push email, AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), HTML Web browser, text-messaging, calendar, address book, an integrated digital camera and a catalog of games, ringtones, and additional applications and content. The SunCom hiptop2 device is available from SunCom stores for US$319 with a 1 year contract and $219 with a 2 year contract.
The SunCom hiptop2 is a completely redesigned version of the original SunCom hiptop. The unit is 25% thinner than its predecessor, has an integrated flash-enabled camera that takes VGA quality digital photographs and has software improvements such as support for virtual cards and photo caller ID. In addition, numerous improvements have been made to the phone feature with the introduction of a dedicated number dial pad for one-hand dialing and speakerphone capability.
SunCom hiptop and hiptop2 customers will continue to be offered new content and applications for download through the device catalog. These include applications such as Intellisync software for synchronizing tasks, calendar and address book data with Microsoft Outlook (available for a one-time fee of US$9.99), as well as the ringtones and entertaining games.