“Palm Europe today announced the Palm Treo 500v 3G smartphone. The new Palm Treo 500v smartphone will initially be available exclusively to Vodafone customers from October.The Palm Treo 500v smartphone runs on a Windows Mobile 6 standard platform and has a full keyboard, video streaming capability and a comprehensive multi-messaging functionality covering Instant Messaging, SMS, email and phone and personal information management software in a new design. The compact form factor is available in two colours: glacier white and charcoal grey.It will initially be available to Vodafone customers in Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, the UK and Vodacom customers in South Africa.Treo 500v Features GSM/GPRS/UMTS radio GSM bands: 900/1800/1900 UMTS bands: 2100 16.5mm (D) x 61.5mm (W) x 110mm (H) 120 grams 320×240-pixel Transflective colour screen; supports 16-bit colour (up to 65K colours) Windows Mobile 6 Standard mini USB microSD Cardslot Full keyboard for fast and easy typing Automatic delivery of Hotmail/MSN, Yahoo!, and Gmail, email as it arrives 3G/UMTS network Planner with address book, calendar, to-do lists, and more View Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe PDF files 2.0 megapixel camera captures video too 150MB of memory, expandable with microSD expansion card Microsoft Direct Push technology for delivery of Outlook email Bluetooth wireless technology ” via slashphone.com
Vodafone’s new Christmas products!
The international mobile operator Vodafone has introduced its new phone lineup scheduled for the Christmas period. The list includes lots of phones, not yet announced by the vendors and which will be sold exclusively by Vodafone:Vodafone 920 smartphone – made by HTC, powered by Microsoft Windows OS and 3G networks. This is a slider with a 2.4” display, a 2-megapixel camera and Windows Mobile services: Vodafone 810 by Huawei. This is a slider with stylish design and 3G support, a 2.2” display and a 2-megapixel camera, all packed in a metallic shell: Vodafone 720 by Huawei. It features a clamshell form, 3G networks, an “invisible” external display, a slim keyboard, a 1.3-megapixel camera. The phone will be available in Brown and Titan colors: Sharp 880SH, which debuted at IFA 2007: It supports 3G networks, a 2-megapixel camera and a 2.2” display. The photo reveals a slider form-factor: Sony Ericsson V640i supports HSDPA technology, a 2-megapixel camera and a 2” display: Sagem my411Cv, one of low-end phones without 3G support, with only a VGA camera and a 1.8” display and multi-color solution: