Sprint Launches Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC Phone

By WindowsForDevices.com Staff  |  Posted 2005-09-16 Print this article Print

The Sprint PPC-6700 is the first Pocket PC phone in the U.S. running Windows Mobile 5.0 software, the company said.

Sprint has announced what it claims is the first Pocket PC phone in the U.S. to run Microsofts new Windows Mobile 5.0 software platform.

The Sprint PPC-6700 is a CDMA handset with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard plus a 1.3 megapixel camera and EV-DO, WiFi and Bluetooth capabilities.
The PPC-6700 is rumored to be manufactured by Taiwanese ODM (original device manufacturer) HTC, based on that companys Apache reference platform.
Bill Gates claims Windows Mobile 5.0 will make your phone smarter. Click here to read more. Its powered by a 416 MHz Intel XScale PXA270 embedded processor and reportedly comes equipped with 64MB of RAM and 128MB of Flash memory. It features a unique, sliding QWERTY keyboard that opens from the side and automatically changes orientation from portrait to landscape viewing mode. The device also boasts a 1.3 megapixel camera with built-in flash, digital zoom and camcorder functionality. Read the full story on WindowsForDevices.com: Sprint Launches Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC Phone Check out eWEEK.coms for the latest news, reviews and analysis on mobile and wireless computing.

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