AT&T intros first Windows Mobile 6 device

AT&T announced the commercial release of the Tilt smartphone, the operator's first device to run on Microsoft's Windows Mobile 6.0 OS. Manufactured by HTC, the Tilt boasts a slide-out Qwerty keypad and a 2.8-inch color screen that tilts up, hence the device name--it also features TeleNav's GPS-enabled mapping software, which provides turn-by-turn audio and on-screen directions as well as 3D maps and traffic alerts. (Click here to see a larger image.)

The specs:

  • Application platform: Java
  • Network compatibility: GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
  • Data download speed: HSUDA (avg. 1.4 Mbps), HSDPA (avg. 700 Kbps), EDGE (up to 144 Kbps) and 802.11 WiFi (up to 24 Mbps)
  • Built-in memory: 256 MB
  • Expandable memory capacity: miniSD compatibility  
  • Dimensions: 4.3 in x 2.3 in x 0.9 in
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 compatibility

The Tilt is now available in retail stores and online beginning October 5 for a retail price of $299.99 with a two-year service contract.

For more on the Tilt:
- read this release

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