Rumour ? Or truth ?

Rumour ? Or truth ? A strange guy wearing a long coat and a fake beard met me in a park today. After exchanging code-words, he passed me a piece of paper with this scribbled on it…

– C550 will be launched in May

– Orange will roll-out EDGE across the full UK network by end of 2006

– Current GPRS PC-Cards cannot be upgrade to support EDGE

– C550 has Windows Mobile 2003 SE
– Updates to M2000 will allow stylus-less operation

– An update (not sure to Exchange 2003/Windows Mobile or both) will allow better Always-up-to-date (AUTD) Exchange notification/synchronisation (i.e. Blackberry killer)

– Windows Mobile 2005 will be launched at Windows Mobile developer conference in May in the US
– Orange will launch C600 (bigger screen, possibly no camera) in June

– C600 will only be available to Orange enterprise customers (business contracts > 50 employees)
– C600 will have Windows Mobile 2005

– C500/C550 may or may not be upgradeable to WM2005
– M500 will be available in May
– M500 has a beautiful screen


Lets see how long this stays online (duck!)…


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