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The Trilogy – Virgin’s live TV phone

Uncategorized author: Djuki 02.16.2006 Comments Off

This is 3GSM SmartPhone, first phone that can pick up digital radio and live digital TV broadcasts. HTC have just announced this phone, called “The Trilogy”. Vodafone and Orange offering some mobile telly, witch both use 3G, but this one has a special DAB radio and it’s capable of tuning into TV and the likes of 6 Music on digital radio. With this phone you’ll be able to get TV pictures from Sky and Channel Four stations – both took part in The Trilogy’s trial.

This SmartPhone running on latest Windows Mobile 5.0 OS. That means lackberry-style push email, playback of Naspter-bought WMA music and and the Outlook functions we’ve come to expect from Windows smartphones.

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“Our partners demand products for Direct Push Email and Mobile TV that give them the best competitive advantage to serve their customers. We believe that Microsoft’s Direct Push e-mail solution is a very compelling proposition for large as well as small and medium business customers. The Mobile TV will provide our customers and end user brand new service and bring new innovation for user experience and business development”, says Peter Chou, President of HTC.

This phone itself has a MicroSD slot and a 1.3 Megapixel camera. This is the first DAB-IP enabled Smartphone in the World. On MicroSD memory card you can store tunes, vids, photos and more.

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The technology behind the DAB TV comes from BT. This phone will be avalable on the market late summer. When this mobile phone emerge we have more details, and we let you know.