After the i-mate SP JAS (aka HTC Breeze) and i-mate JASJAM (aka HTC Hermes) appeared on i-mate's website last week already, today Dubai-based i-mate also officially launched its two new lightning-quick 3G handsets.
The i-mate SP JAS Windows Mobile Smartphones and the i-mate JASJAM Windows Mobile Pocket PC are the first i-mate devices to feature UMTS and thumb-wheels for easy menu navigation, allowing users to quickly scroll within their inbox or simply move from one function to the next.
The i-mate SP JAS offers Microsoft Windows Mobile functionality in a stylish and slim mobile phone format, while the i-mate JASJAM is a fully-featured Microsoft Windows Pocket PC, or handheld computer phone and one of the first products in the world to offer 3G (WCDMA), EDGE and Wi-Fi global roaming access.
The i-mate JASJAM also features a 400 MHz processor for blistering high speed data access and quad band support for global connectivity which will make it the device of choice for business travelers with a need for constant and fast connectivity.
Jack Craine, Global Sales Director at i-mate says: "A recent study by
Canalys1 confirmed that the market for mobile office functionality is
rapidly increasing. We have developed an extended range of high-speed,
multi-functional i-mate models to address this need, especially for small
and medium sized organizations and large corporates."
Pre-loaded with Microsoft Exchange Direct Push2 technology, both devices
provide instant access to emails, allowing users to open and view Microsoft
Office attachments in Word, Excel and PowerPoint Mobile in both English and
Craine continues: "Microsoft Windows Mobile phones are now the preferred
solution for business users to access data on the move. Businesses are
opting for handheld wireless devices for anytime, anywhere access. The i-mate
JASJAM and the i-mate SP JAS take on-the-go productivity to a new level of
speed and set the benchmark for mobile wireless computing."
The i-mate JASJAM provides users with a range of dynamic flexible data input
methods including i-mate's scroll wheel, a touch-screen display and slider
QWERTY keyboard. It features a 2.0 megapixel camera with macro mode. Both
devices also feature a second lens for simple video conferencing connectivity.
mobile business professionals who prefer a more conventional mobile phone
format, the i-mate SP JAS combines the ergonomics of a stylish and slim device
with the full power of Windows Mobile functionality. Featuring a bright, large,
full-color screen for easily viewing Microsoft Office documents and email
attachments, the i-mate SP JAS is beautifully crafted with bold lines and a
black and grey casing that combines both smooth and matte surfaces for extra
The i-mate SP JAS and i-mate JASJAM are available now at US$ 888 and US$ 544
A complimentary trial version of i-mate Suite - i-mate's own mobile device
solution that minimizes downtime, safeguards data, and allows secure access and
information transfers - is preinstalled on each device.
Cheers ~ Arne