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HTC did not bring much to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, but they did give us a sneak peak at the HTC P3470. When it was first announced, the HTC P3470 was described as being a "low-end" WM6 GPS equipped phone with HTC's TouchFlo interface. Unfortunately, the HTC P3470 will be carrying a price tag of around $600.
The HTC P3470 does include TomTom Navigator 6for AGPS-enabled satnav, 1GB microSD card for mapping and other data storage (as well as 256MB flash and 128MB RAM of internal memory). P3470 has a 71mm (2.8-inch) screen, a 2-megapixel, and 256MB of internal memory. The first carrier to offer the device will be Orange in the UK. The HCT P3470 has an expected release date around the last week of February.
I know you are porably tires of seeing videos of the Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 by now, but it seems like everyone is getting their hand on the device. Lets just hope the rumors are true that this is actually an HTC produces device. Even if it isn’t, Sony Ericsson has created a nice little buzz around their Xperia X1 Windows Mobile device.
It seems as though our friends at www.mobileburn.com got some hands on time with Sony Erisson’s Xperia X1 today.
Engadget was able to dig up some press pictures of the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1. One thing we can definitely point out about Sony's new device is that it is probably one of the nicest looking WM devices we have ever laid our eyes on. If the rumors about HTC putting this together for SONY Ericsson are true, I hope to see some of the styling cues in other HTC devices later this year. Just imagine an Android powered HTC device with a look this nice.
Sony Ericsson's XPERIA X1 will be the latest HTC OEM device to capture people's hearts just like the Palm Treo did so many years ago. The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1 will be a Windows Mobile 6 device and from the looks of it, the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1 will be featuring a custom "Panel Interface" to navigate through open applications on Windows Mobile. We have heard that the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1 will be featuring quad-band GSM/EDGE, and 900/1700/1900/2100MHz UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA or 850/1700/1900/2100MHz for what seems to be a U.S. or more specifically a T-Mobile U.S. model. We've got a full breakdown of the phone features after the break.
Opera plans to show off its next generation mobile web browser at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week. While Opera Mobile 9.5 won’t be available commercially until this spring, the company has released a video previewing some of the browser’s more exciting features.
Opera also has a tendency to release public betas of its mobile software several months in advance of a commercial release. So there’s a good chance you’ll be able to use Opera Mobile 9.5 beta for free for a while before buying it.
In a nutshell, Opera Mobile 9.5 appears to have many of the features that have made Opera Mini popular. But unlike the Java-based Opera Mini, Opera Mobile is designed to run on Windows Mobile and Symbian phones. Opera Mobile 9.5 allows users to view full screen versions of web pages, or to zoom in for more detail. You also get tabbed browsing, fast page rendering, and convenient bookmark, transfer, and history managers.
The browser will also include a mobile version of Opera’s widget engine which allows you to access some web content like Flickr images without opening a web browser. It also packs Flash Lite 3 integration for accessing Flash-heavy web pages like MySpace or YouTube.