today unveiled the latest devices in its Ultimate range, the Ultimate 9502 and
the Ultimate 8502 at Mobile Congress World.
The Ultimate 9502 and 8502 are the latest devices from i-mate's Ultimate range,
a collection of four devices in various forms to suit individual preferences,
from classic PDA to a notebook replacement and were designed to provide the
latest and best in phone and PDA technology. With a wide variety of features
ranging from to HSDPA and HUSDPA connectivity to the 262k colour TFT screen,
every component of the device is specified at a very high level.
The Ultimate 9502 represents the flagship of the Ultimate range and delivers
an all in one Windows Mobile device. Powered by 3.5G (HSDPA & HUSDPA), and WiFI
and Bluetooth connectivity, the Ultimate 9502's VGA display is perfect for
multimedia viewing, or checking through maps using the its integrated GPS
functionality for navigation. There are dedicated shortcut keys all around the
9502, allowing easy and fast access to often used applications.. The 9502
includes integrated support for Direct Video Out capabilities, providing you
with the option to connect it to monitors or projectors and watch videos off it
or even use Windows Mobile on a larger screen. This feature was especially
included in a business sense so users can perform video conferencing or project
slideshows and presentations from the phone itself, making it a viable
alternative to a notebook.
The Ultimate 8502 delivers a customized out of the box experience in a slim
line QWERTY keyboard form factor. With a 2.6 inch touchscreen with 65k color TFT
backlight, it is fully loaded with Microsoft Office Mobile giving users access
to popular applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint on the go. This
device also comes with built-in GPS navigation functionality offering users
satellite navigation. The 8502 can play video clips directly and a variety of
music file formats on the inbuilt Windows Media Player 10 Mobile media player.
"2008 sees i-mate continue to deliver on its iconic devices and sophisticated
services," said Jim Morrison, CEO, i-mate. "The Ultimate range has already won
plaudits on its design and strong specifications. The Ultimate 9502 and 8502
will continue to build on i-mate's, the best of breed combination of innovation,
design and technology. Each of our devices is designed with different users in
mind giving our customers real choice."
Cheers ~ Arne