Cingular Adding Another Pocket PC Phone

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Cingular is now offering a version of the HTC Wizard, though Cingular is calling its version the 8125.

This is a Pocket PC phone with a built-in keyboard located on a slider so it can be hidden behind the screen.

This device has been designed to mostly be used in landscape mode, although its QVGA screen supports portrait mode, too.

It runs Windows Mobile 5.0 for Pocket PC on a 195 MHz Texas Instruments OMAP850 processor. It has 64 MB of RAM and 128 MB of Flash ROM.

Cingular 8125 The 8125 has both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. In addition, it supports GSM/GPRS/EDGE wireless networks and offers quad-band international coverage.

There are two versions of this device, but the only significant difference between them is that one includes a 1.3 megapixel camera, while the second one does not.

According to Cingular, a 1250 mAH Lithium-ion battery provides up to five hours talk and up to seven days standby time.

Pricing and Availability

The 8125 is on sale now through Cingular’s B2B sales organization. It will be available to the general public by the end of February.

It costs $300 with a two-year contract and qualified rate plan.

For more information visit Cingular’s web site.

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