TATA DOCOMO announced their association with Microsoft to launch the new generation Windows Mobile 6.5 smart phones with its GSM mobile service. The first key models will be launched are Acer Be Touch E101 and Acer Neo Touch S200.
Windows Mobile 6.5 smart phones come preloaded with new apps like My Phone and Windows Marketplace for Mobile. Windows Mobile 6.5 supports rich HTML e-mail, improved Outlook Mobile and Office Mobile programs, and improved security and device management for IT managers. With WIndows Mobile 6.5, customers also get access to apps such as Microsoft My Phone, which allows users to access, manage and back up their personal information on their device to a password-protected Web-based service.
Acer beTouch E101 features 3.2″ Touch screen and scroll wheel, direct link to social networks (Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, Blogger), instant access to content and applications, customizable home screen, internet on the go and alternative colored battery covers.
Acer Neo Touch features 3.8″ High-definition touch screen display, clear and easy-to-use virtual keyboard, 5 Megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash and VGA video recording, direct link to social networks (Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, Blogger), 3G+ high speed connectivity and integrated Wi-Fi, assisted GPS and Google Maps with Latitude, Street View, Traffic, POI Search, complete set of productivity applications and automatic wireless and web-based device synchronization
Anil Sardana, managing director, Tata Teleservices Limited stated about these new developments: “This is in keeping with the brand presence and positioning of TATA DOCOMO, which stands for being liberated and relevant.”
Ravi Venkatesan, chairman, Microsoft Corporation added: “Consumers today want to carry their world of information, applications and entertainment wherever they go. A Windows Phone seamlessly moves between work and play, providing the best of both worlds.”