Cingular Launches Windows Mobile-Powered Smartphone

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Cingular Wireless is now offering the 2125, a new Windows Mobile Smartphone.

This device is based on a design created by HTC, code named Faraday. Cingular, however, needed to add a larger antenna “hump” to make this a quad-band GSM/GPRS device.

It also supports EDGE, giving it a faster data transfer speed than regular GPRS.

In addition, this model includes Bluetooth. It does not, however, include WiFi.

On the Inside

The Cingular 2125 runs the Windows Mobile 5.0 operating system on a 200 MHz OMAP processor.

Cingular 2125 It has 64 MB of RAM and 64 MB of Flash ROM. It also includes a miniSD slot under the battery for additional storage.

This is one of the first Windows Mobile Smartphones to include a 240-by-320-pixel (QVGA) display, which measures 2.2 inches.

The Cingular 2125 costs $200 after a mail in rebate and with a two-year contract. It is available now.

More information on this smartphone can be found on Cingular’s web site.

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