Verizon XV6900 Finally Joins the Windows Mobile 6.1 Club

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The Verizon XV6900 has, at long last, received its upgrade to Windows Mobile 6.1. Also included in this is a faster version of EV-DO.

This isn’t exactly the newest model offered by this carrier, but the upgrade to Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional definitely brings it up to the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system for smartphones.

Verizon XV6900

This OS upgrade sports a number of enhancements, including an improved version of Internet Explorer Mobile and threaded SMS messages.

Faster Wireless Networking

While many smartphones have been bumped up to Windows Mobile 6.1, this doesn’t automatically include faster data transfers. The XV6900 is an exception.

Along with this system software upgrade is an improvement in this smartphone’s wireless networking capabilities. Specifically, it is jumping from the standard version of EV-DO to EV-Do Rev. A.

This ROM upgrade is available on the PCD website.

More about the Verizon XV6900

The XV6900 is a version of the extremely popular HTC Touch, a device that proved very popular when it debuted in 2007.

It has a tablet shape with minimal buttons, instead emphasizing its touchscreen. It offers a customized launcher called TouchFLO, designed by HTC to make the device easy to use with fingers instead of a stylus.

This CDMA device has Bluetooth but not Wi-Fi.

Other features include a 128 MB RAM/256 MB ROM, 2.0 megapixel camera, and a microSDHC card slot.

 

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