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Image Gallery: T-Mobile Wing Professional device

T-Mobile released an update to their successful T-Mobile MDA/HTC Wizard device that has an updated sleek form factor and significantly improved keyboard. The T-Mobile Wing is a Windows Mobile 6 Professional Edition device that comes in a cool blue color.
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T-Mobile released an update to their successful T-Mobile MDA/HTC Wizard device that has an updated sleek form factor and significantly improved keyboard. The T-Mobile Wing is a Windows Mobile 6 Professional Edition device that comes in a cool blue color and offers T-Mobile customers a very nice alternative to the Apple iPhone.

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After opening the top lid you find the T-Mobile Wing (note plastic wrapping has already been removed).

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The retail box contains a thick user manual, Quick Start Guide, Tips and Tricks pamphlet, warranty card, screen protector, extra stylus, carrying case, and extra stylus.

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The USB sync cable, A/C adapter, extra stylus, and wired stereo headset can be found in the bottom part of the box.

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The T-Mobile Wing with display up revealing the QWERTY keyboard.

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The round directional pad is very easy to use and is well sized for navigation.

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The phone speaker is found along the top with indicator lights present behind the screen.

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The upper button launches Voice Command 1.6, the next button launches Messaging and voice recordings. They can all be reassigned as you desire for quick launching.

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The stylus is found on the lower right side and is securely held in the device. The stylus is solid and has a decent heft to it.

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A rubber cover hides the headset connector/miniUSB port with the microphone just next to it. A lanyard loop is located on the far left of the bottom.

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A microSD slot with rubber cover, soft reset button, and volume control slider are found in the middle of the left side.

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The camera button is found along the upper left side of the Wing.

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The Wing uses the new HTC design keyboard that has very comfortable, flat keys to make text entry a pleasant experience.

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The two soft keys can be found at the top of the keyboard. The numbers are arranged in keypad formation in the center of the keyboard.

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The indicator lights let you know when a special function key was pressed and are very helpful for text entry.

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The Wing is on the left and the T-Mobile MDA/QTEK 9100 in open keyboard modes.

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The Wing offers a sleeker and more modernn design compared to the MDA.

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The Wing is not as thick as the MDA as can be seen in the picture.

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You can see the cameras are in different positions and the Wing has a more ergonomic design. The entire back cover slips off on the Wing to access the battery and SIM card slot.

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The back of the Wing feels great in your hand.

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The Wing is quite compact for a full blown Pocket PC and is very "caressable".

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The T-Mobile Wing labeling

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The End button is surrounded by the right soft key and OK button.

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The Send button is surrounded by the left soft key and Start menu button.

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The front hardware buttons have backlighting, but the directional pad has none.

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There are several utilities and functions accessed by tapping icons found in the lower right of the Today screen. For example, device lock, battery status, music player plug-in activation, communications manager, and t-zones.

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You will find a customizable Start menu along with the ability to load up 3rd party applications on the Wing.

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The simple mode lets you enter your username and password to get connected.

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There are some other settings that can be customized with this utility.

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You can manage and control connections for the phone, bluetooth, WiFi, direct push, data connection, vibrate/ringer, ActiveSync, and IR beam.

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The Today screen has a shortcut to t-zones for those interested in accessing these functions.

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HTC includes a Task Manager so you can selectively choose to close applications. You will need to close most apps to use the camera.

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You can select how to use the Task Manager on your device.

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You can manage and optimize your Voice Command 1.6 experience on the T-Mobile Wing.

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The dial pad is easy to access and the Wing has the excellent SmartDial functionality that lets you spell the name of a contact with the keyboard to filter contacts quickly.

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You can manage calls using on-screen buttons.

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You can customize the Start menu with your favorite applications.

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Unfortunately, there is a weak area of the Wing and that is the available RAM that limits how many applications can be run at once.

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