India’s first CDMA Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC introduced by Reliance Communications and UTStarcom

Reliance PPC 6700

Reliance Communications and UTStarcom, an IP-based, end-to-end networking solutions and services, have launched India’s very first CDMA Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC.

PPC 6700 ‘Reliance Mobile Pocket PC’ is a multi-functional service with data and video transmission capabilities of up to 144 kbps, and average download speed ranging from 60-80 kbps on high speed Reliance Communications network. The pocket PC is targeted at executives on the move.

We are glad to partner with Reliance Communications for the launch of our award winning ‘PPC 6700’ in India. This is in keeping with UT Starcom’s ongoing endeavor to provide technologically the best and cost efficient solutions to our customers across the nation,” said Vijay Yadav, Managing Director of UTStarcom South Asia Operations.

“With the power and flexibility of the new Windows Mobile 5.0 software platform, and the speed of the Reliance network, mobile information workers will now have the freedom to stay connected when and where they want,” Yadav added.

Prakash Bajpai, President and Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Business, Reliance Communications, said, “Reliance Mobile Pocket PC is a step forward in our endeavor to provide competitive services that harness technology for enhancing effectiveness. We are confident that the enriched features, easy-to-use applications, and high speed download capabilities of the device will add significant value to the upwardly mobile customers on Reliance Communications network. It will offer our customers to integrate their business applications seamlessly across the broadband infrastructure to mobile use.”

Mohit Kapoor, Director-Personal Communications, UTStarcom, South Asia, further added, “The Indian CDMA carriers are technologically advanced and have a lot of options on these data devices. As of today, UTStarcom has a stronghold in North America and is gaining traction with the key global carriers by offering unique designs such as the PPC 6700.”

PPC 6700 is a compact, feature-packed PDA phone that operates on Windows Mobile 5.O includes a sliding QWERTY keyboard, and triple radios: CDMA EV-DO ready, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. Other key features include a 1.3 mega pixel camera with video capture, miniSD card slot, touch screen, speakerphone, and the full suite of Windows Mobile 5.0 software. The ‘Reliance Mobile Pocket PC,’ which is priced at Rs 33,000, is available through Reliance Communication’s business sales channels, with servicing capabilities across eight cities in India.

Key Features of the Reliance Mobile Pocket PC at a glance:

  • Sliding QWERTY keyboard
  • 1.3 MP CMOS camera with flash and wide angle
  • Image formats supported: JPEG, GIF, BMP, PNG, and JPG
  • Video playback and recording: MPEG-4, H.263, WMV, ASF, Motion-JPEG AVI, 3GPP2
  • Audio formats supported: MP3, WAV, WMA, MIDI, and QCP
  • Bluetooth 1.2 Capable
  • Camcorder
  • MS Outlook email capable
  • MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint Mobile
  • External memory: Mini-SD Card slot
  • Speakerphone
  • TTY/TTD capable
  • Web browsing capable – supports broadband like Internet access speed
  • In built Wi-Fi – can be used as a modem for dial-up networking on Laptop
  • Capable of running heavy applications like Internet Radio
  • Pocket Internet Explorer: supports rich html, PC like content rather than just
    WAP
  • Built-in Push email client