Mini Windows clamshell comes to UK

Mobile phones

Mitac is to bring its Mio 8390 smartphone to the UK.

A clamshell phone not dissimilar in size to the Motorola Mpx200 the Mio 8390 runs microsoft Smartphone 2003 operating system to deliver applications such as Outlook, Pocket Explorer and Windows Media player.
The phone, which is fairly light at 125g, sports a 256k colour main screen with a second LCD display on its fascia.

Other key facilities include 16 MB SDRAM, 32 MB ROM an MMC/SD card slot, Java, voice dialing and a Intel PXA262 200MHz CPU.

Similar to the Motorola MPx200 it doesn’t feature Bluetooth; however unlike that handset it does at least boast a VGA camera. Motorola’s next Windows Mobile handset, the MPx220 which will debut in the autumn features both Bluetooth and a 1.3 mega pixel camera.

There’s no details yet on the Mio’s price or which network is taking it.

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