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Cingular Introduces the Cingular 2125 Windows Mobile Smartphone

Posted on 19-Jan-2006 08:41 | Filed under: News

Cingular Introduces the Cingular 2125 Windows Mobile Smartphone
The Cingular 2125 Smartphone was officialy introduced by Cingular Wireless to retail stores in most markets across the U.S., although available in limited numbers since late December 2005. The Cingular 2125 is the first smartphone handset in the U.S. to feature the new Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 operating system.

The new model is Cingular's first company-branded B2B device, providing the marketplace with a converged high-speed, global wireless communications device.

Built by HTC, the Cingular 2125 gives customers features such as Bluetooth support, quad-band (850/900/1800/1900 MHz) international roaming and support for EDGE, a high-speed cellular data network available in the U.S. and some European countries.

With the Cingular 2125 Smartphone mobile professionals can integrate with corporate and personal email applications integrated on the phone such as Microsoft Office Outlook Mobile and Microsoft Exchange Server, GoodLink from Good Technology, Cingular Xpress Mail and MSN Hotmail.

In addition to e-mail the Cingular 2125 features popular wireless messaging applications including MSN Messenger and Cingular's multimedia messaging service (MMS).

The Cingular 2125 Smartphone will be upgradeable for the Messaging and Security Feature Pack featuring direct push e-mail technology when launched by Cingular in the first half of 2006. Cingular 2125 users will also benefit from Windows Mobile persistent memory storage as it retains information even when the device's battery is depleted.

The Cingular 2125 also provides a rich multimedia experience to enjoy music and video featuring an integrated multimedia suite with Windows Media Player 10 Mobile, stereo headset jack, and 1.3 megapixel camera. The device supports multiple audio formats including MP3, AMR, AAC, WAV and WMA, as well as MPEG-4 video streaming. A miniSD expansion card slot allows the user to add memory for storing music, games, photos and video.

The Cingular 2125 Smartphone is a GSM quad-band "world phone" that leverages Cingular's roaming agreements with carriers in more than 165 countries for voice and 95 countries for data to provide users with a wide-ranging international communications capability.

The Cingular 2125 boasts a sleek design measuring 4.32 inches (L) x 1.84 inches (W) x 3/4 inch (T) and weighing only 3.71 ounces, including battery pack.

On board it is powered by a TI OMAP 850 200 MHz Processor, with 64MB SDRAM and 64MB Flash ROM. The device features a 2.2" QVGA 64K Color TFT Screen and comes with Windows Media Player 10 Mobile, stereo headset jack, 1.3 Megapixel Camera with Camcorder, Bluetooth 1.2, Infrared and Mini-USB connectivity. A 1150mAh Lithium-ion battery provides up to four hours talk and up to six days standby time.