Following up its line of Windows-powered smartphones, Orange is aiming for business users with a new SPV
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Mobile phone maker Sendo said a deal with mobile phone chipmaker Texas Instruments led to the withdrawal of its patent lawsuit against Orange
A patent suit that had attempted to stop Orange selling the SPV mobile phone, which is based on Microsoft software, has ended with Sendo paying some of Orange's legal costs
UK manufacturer gets litigious - and may take battle to other countries
A lawsuit filed by the UK handset maker alleges that the SPV contains Sendo patents, and aims to halt SPV sales.
A lawsuit filed by the UK handset maker alleges that the SPV contains Sendo patents, and aims to halt SPV sales
Orange and Sendo join the party
Update: UK mobile phone operator Orange and hardware maker Sendo unveil the first two handsets to use Microsoft's smartphone software
British handset maker Sendo International will start shipping a cell phone that incorporates Microsoft's Smartphone 2002 software come September. The Sendo Z100 Smartphone will initially be available to subscribers of mobile operator CSL in Hong Kong. First announced last year, the highly anticipated device is a tri-band phone with GPRS (General Packet Radio Services) capabilities and an interface based on the Windows platform. The handset offers various features such as e-mail and Web browsing using a pocket version of Internet Explorer. It has a 176-by-220-pixel thin-film transistor screen that's capable of displaying 65,536 colors. PDA-like features found on the device, powered by an ARM9 core-based processor from Texas Instruments, include audio and video playback using Windows Media Player, file viewers for Microsoft office files, and a cradle to sync with your PC. Ernest Khoo reported from Singapore. To read the full story, visit CNETAsia.
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