i-mate reveals the Ultimate mobile experience

i-mate's ultimate 6150 i-mate, a global manufacturer of high performance Windows Mobile devices and related peripherals announced the launch of its Ultimate range of wireless devices in the Americas on 23rd October, 2007. The range includes the Ultimate 6150, 8150, 8502 and 9502.

The Ultimate Range of devices will surely attract businesses as well as the gadget-lovers. The Ultimate is a combination of functionality and style. The devices are prepared to meeting the needs of the most demanding mobile users. The variety in Form Factors of the Ultimate ranges from traditional candy-bar designs with the 6150 and 8150, to open QWERTY keyboards on the 8502 and the sliding 9502.

Advanced Functionality and innovatively designed devices empowers the Windows Mobile 6 operating system. Crafted with i-mate’s i-Q Services platform, the Ultimate range delivers individual device customization, personal device management with enhanced security and also provides an out of the box experience that cannot be matched in the industry.Meeting the requirement of the business customers, the Ultimate will also be upgradeable that will support Microsoft’s System Center Mobile Device Manager, announced on 23rd October, 2007, for better security and management of Windows Mobile devices.

In addition to the regular features, the Ultimate range of devices from i-mate offers many features that differentiate the devices from normal mobile phones in the global smartphone market.

One of the advanced and exclusive features XGA direct video out, which connects with projectors and LCD monitors to offer 1024×768 display resolution. The user would thus not need any laptop for presenting the Microsoft Office applications and videos.

The Ultimate 8502 and 9502 features integrated GPS, and with Windows Live Search. Customers can search for phone numbers, hotel information with turn-by-turn directions and GPS location.

Other features offered by the Ultimate range are 256MB ROM, 128MB RAM, Quad-Band GSM/EDGE, Tri-Band UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA, 2.0 and 3.0 megapixel fixed focus cameras, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth with v2.0 EDR connectivity, VGA LCD touchscreen, a microSD(TM) card slot, mini USB, Direct Video Out XGA, fastest radio connection and supports Microsoft Direct Push Technology.

Improvising separately, the Ultimate 6150 is a modern PDA factor with a 2.8-inch VGA touchscreen and the Ultimate 8150 features both a VGA touchscreen and dial keypad with T9 for simple and convenient text entry.The Ultimate 8502 has a 2.6-inch touchscreen and full QWERTY keypad, whereas the Ultimate 9502 offers a 2.8-inch sliding VGA touchscreen with a full QWERTY keypad.

i-mate's ultimate 8502 & 9502

Appealing to business users as well as gadget-lovers, the sleek designed Ultimate range gives an unbeatable performance in business and personal requirements. In United States the Ultimate 6150 and 8150 will be available in early November for an unsubsidized retail price of approximately $695 and $725 respectively. The Ultimate 8502 and 9502 will later be introduced in the fourth quarter of 2007.