T-Mobile Continues Microsoft Parade with Music Phone
Sep 15, 2004, 9:55 AM by (staff)
updated T-Mobile Germany today announced the SDA Music, a new Microsoft Windows Mobile Smartphone with an extra row of keys for controlling the integrated MP3 player. The phone is otherwise identical to to the recently-announced SDA, a small smartphone with a VGA camera with CCD sensor and video capture, miniSD card slot, Bluetooth, and stereo headset. The standard SDA will be available at the end of September, with the SDA Music following in November. The phones are the latest in a series of Microsoft devices announced recently by T-Mobile, including the MDA Compact and MDA III, both of which feature Windows Mobile Pocket PC Phone Edition, Microsoft's PDA OS. Both devices are quad-band GSM with Bluetooth. The MDA Compact, planned for November, is one of the smallest PDA phones available, while including a 1.3 megapixel camera and SD card slot. The MDA III, available this month, features wi-fi and a sliding text keyboard. The company has not announced if any of the devices will be available for T-Mobile USA.