High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC) has started supplying HSDPA handheld to SoftBank in Japan.
The SoftBank X01HT features HSDPA technology that will deliver a faster mobile broadband experience to Japanese customers, with data transfer rates of up to 1.8 Mbps on downlink and 384 Kbps on uplink.
This technology enables mobile phone users to rapidly download video clips, music tracks, images etc. The SoftBank XO1HT is also equipped with wireless LAN functionality, allowing users to connect to the Internet at high speeds in wireless LAN environments at home, at work, and in public.
The SoftBank X01HT is powered by Windows Mobile 5.0 and features an ergonomic QWERTY keyboard for fast data input. The device is fully equipped with Microsoft Office, so users can view and/or edit Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF documents on the go. Users are able to browse their favorite Internet websites by using Internet Explorer Mobile.
In addition, the SoftBank X01HT provides users with POP3 and IMAP4 email services, plus the Microsoft Exchange Push E-Mail technology to be available in the near future. With Pocket Outlook, users can access their calendars, contacts, tasks and inboxes.
Users are also able to play music and videos on Windows Media Player and take pictures with a high-resolution 2-Megapixel camera. For extra data storage users can add a microSD card.