T-Mobile launching new Dash 3G smartphone

T-Mobile USA will launch an updated version of the Dash, called the Dash 3G, which will be the carrier's first 3G-enabled Windows Mobile smartphone.

The HTC-built device will run on T-Mobile's UMTS network and stands as further evidence of T-Mobile's efforts to expand its smartphone and 3G offerings following the launch of its 3G network last year. The Dash 3G will run Windows Mobile 6.1 and features WiFi connectivity, a Qwerty keyboard and a trackball. The Dash announcement comes just ahead of T-Mobile's expected unveiling of its second phone running Google's Android platform, reportly dubbed the myTouch 3G.

T-Mobile said the phone will be available in July, but did not release any pricing information.

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