By September 14, 2008

Windows Mobile Satellite Phone

image EB and TerreStar are working to bring to market the world’s first quad-band GSM and tri-band WCDMA/HSPA smartphone reference design with integrated satellite-terrestrial voice and data capabilities in a compact form factor. It will be a fully IP-based satellite handset reference design using high speed packet data. The smartphone reference design will have a touch screen and a full QWERTY keyboard and based on Windows Mobile.

The reference device will allow users to connect seamlessly to both the satellite and terrestrial components of the TerreStar network. Similar in size to today’s PDAs, the handset reference design will include advanced features, such as Microsoft® Windows™ Mobile operating system and competitive service offerings, including SMS, MMS, Email, Push to Talk and Location Based Services (LBS).image

Specs for the device as follows:

Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional (PPC)

2.6" Landscape QVGA Screen

3.0MP camera with flash and auto focus

VGA front video-calling camera

300Mhz STN 8815 Nomadik CPU

Dual-band WCDMA (850/1900)

TerreStar WCDMA HSDPA 2.2 Ghz

Quad-band GSM/EGPRS (850/900/1800/1900)

2.2Ghz satellite band with GMR-3G

GPS (chip type not specified)

802.11b/g WiFi

Bluetooth 2.0

USB 2.0 with mass storage

MicroSD slot

QWERTY keyboard

1400mAh battery

118.8 mm x 64.8 mm x 19.25/16.25 mm (thickest/thinnest)


via Modaco and EB

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