A new PDA phone featuring Windows Mobile software announced jointly today by Audiovox and AT&T Wireless. The PPC 4100 will be available June after a $50 instant rebate. It was named a finalist for the Best of TechEd 2004 conducted by Windows and .NET Magazine and SQL Server Magazine.
The PPC 4100 is a tri-band (850/1800/1900 MHZ) GSM/GPRS Pocket PCC running Windows Mobile 2003 software for Pocket PCs on a 400 Intel XScale(R) technology based processor combining the capabilities of a PDA with integrated wireless voice and data capabilities. It comes with 64MB RAM and 64 ROM and built-in SD/MMCc expansion slot.
The PPC 4100 runs Windows Mobile 2003 software offering messaging and e-mail enabling access to corporate e-mail and POP3 e-mail accounts. Using Exchange Server 2003, or AT&T Wireless alliance solutions such as GoodLink from Good Technology, enterprise customers benefit from always up-to-date e-mail synchronization. For mobile professionals, the PPC 4100 coupled with AT&T Wireless' Office Online solution provides economical wireless access to work e-mail, calendar and contacts and the ability to receive alerts when important e-mail arrives.
Windows Mobile 2003 software includes the Windows Media Play 9 supporting Windows Media Audio and Video 9 Series with improved play list management and support for Microsoft(R) Plus! Digital Media Edition as well as improved SMS integration. The Inbox looks for the phone number on an incoming SMS and in the Contacts database and displays the sender's name if there is a match. An option to call back the sender of an SMS has been added to the SMS notification screen and to Inbox.
The PPC 4100 offers enhanced handset capabilities enabled by Intel XScale(R) processors, the next generation of ultra-low power processors with multimedia performance including photo, video, and music processing.
The PPCc 4100 comes with an AC adaptor, USB Cradle, single ear bud headset, a leather pouch and Stylus pen.