The Audiovox SMT5600 is now available from AT&T Wireless. This smartphone created quite a stir when it was released in Europe because of its very small size. This is the world’s smallest Windows Mobile-based smartphone.
It can be ordered now from the AT&T Wireless web site. The regular price is $320, but the company is offering a $120 instant rebate to those who start a new service plan.
An Overview of the Audiovox SMT5600
The SMT5600 runs Windows Mobile 2003 for Smartphones Second Edition on a 200 MHz Texas Instruments OMAP processor. It has 32 MB of RAM and 64 MB of ROM.
Like all smartphones that use this platform, its 2.2-inch display has a resolution of 176 by 220 pixels.
The SMT5600 includes a miniSD slot and Bluetooth short-range wireless networking. It also has a camera capable of taking VGA images.
This model is just 4.24 inches tall, 1.8 inches wide, and 0.7 inches thick. It weighs 3.6 ounces.
Because it includes the new Windows Media Player 10 for Mobile, the SMT5600 can play audio and video transferred from a Windows XP PC, and access new subscription services, like CinemaNow, MusicMatch, and MLB.com.
It has a 1050 mAh swappable battery that will reportedly last for up to 4 hours of talk time or 140 hours of standby time.
The Audiovox SMT5600 is a Tri-Band GSM/GPRS device that supports 850 MHz, 1800 MHz, and 1900 MHz.
This device is available now in Europe from Orange as the SPV C500.