The HP iPAQ hw6940 Mobile Messenger has been a terribly kept secret for many months. And now thanks to a page on the HP site, we know it is scheduled to ship on the 13th for $600. The hw6900 series will be available on the Cingular network.
In the event the page gets pulled from the HP site, here’s a screen capture:
The hw6900 was initially supposed to be available in the US in the July/August time frame, but carrier delays have hindered the release. With Palm not serving GSM carriers at the moment, Cingular and T-Mobile are starved for tablet style devices like this. Both T-Mobile and Cingular are expected to carry the Nokia E61/E62, which offers a similar form factor.