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Sprint PPC-6700, First Windows Mobile 5.0 PDA in US

Sprint has officially just let loose the first Windows Mobile 5.0 PDA in the US. It’s called the Sprint PCS Vision Smart Device, PPC-6700, and features EV-DO, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capabilities.

Many will drool over it’s CDMA and Wi-Fi capabilities, it even sports a 1.3 megapixel camera with full video capabilities. With Evolution Data Optimized (EV-DO), users can browse web sites, send and receive emails all with the comfort and speed of a QWERTY keypad.

The PPC-6700 (manufactured by HTC and distributed by UTStarcom) is powered by the Intel PXA270 416 MHz processor. Sprint even added a built-in mini USB port and SD expansion slot that will allow you to connect and store data from almost anything. It also supports Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync for over-the-air synchronization of email and calendar information with Microsoft Exchange Server 2003.

They packed Action Info and AudibleListener applications on the device with a 30-day free trial of access to content from eBay, Amazon.com, FOX Sports, AP News, AP Stocks, Microsoft MapPoint, AccuWeather, Restaurant Row, and Zap 2 it Movies.

It is expected to work seamlessly on Sprint’s extensive list of international Wi-Fi Zones. They consist of high-speed wireless data services (also 1XRTT backwards compatible) in over 75 markets nationwide and coverage in more than 100 airports in the U.S. alone.

It will be in Sprint stores the first week of October, the price is US $479.99.

HTC PPC-6700 Features & Specifications

– Operating System: Windows Mobile 5.0 for Pocket PC Phone Edition
– Form factor: Candy bar form with sliding QWERTY keyboard
– Digital Dual-Band: CDMA (800/1900MHz)
– Data: Sprint 1x-EVDO and 1xRTT; Wi-Fi
– Battery Specifications: 1350 mAh Li-ion Polymer
– Talk Time: Up to 3.7 hours in digital (Up to 250 hours Standby in digital)
– Display: 2.8” 240×320 Pixel TFT Touch Screen supporting over 65K colors. Changes to landscape mode automatically when keyboard is extended.
– Camera: 1.3 Megapixel with built-in flash and digital zoom. Capture modes: Photo, Video, MMS Video, Contacts Picture, Picture Theme, Panoram (up to 6 stitch counts, (Sport (multi-shot) and Burst.
– Camcorder: Records videos, plays video. Capture Formats: Motion JPEG AVI, MPEG-4, 3GPP2. Video formats supported: MPEG4, H.263, WMV, ASF.
– Bluetooth: Built-in Bluetooth version 1.2
– Dimensions: 4.25 x 2.3 x 1.0 inches
– Weight: 6.07 ounces
– Power: Intel PXA270 416 MHz Process
– Memory: 64MB RAM; 128 MB Flash ROM – New Windows Memory architecture
– Built-in Mini USB Port; Transfer music, pictures, and video from your desktop.
– External Mini SD Expansion Slot
– Built-in Speakerphone

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