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Graham
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« on: January 24, 2007, 12:51:03 PM »

Device convergence continues apace...

T-Mobile are expected to release their version of the HTC manufactured Athena device as the "Ameo" next month.

The device running Windows Mobile 5 seems to be a hybrid between UMPC and Pocket PC visually and in functionality.

Features are expected to be as follows:

Operating System: Windows Mobile 5.0
Processor: Intel XScale, 624 MHz
Screen: 5 inch TFT, 65,000 Colours, 640x480 resolution
Memory: 64 /128 MB RAM, 128/256 MB ROM
Storage: 8 GB harddisk
Removable storage: miniSD
GSM: GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900) + UMTS/HSDPA (2100 MHz voor Europa)
Wireless: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g en Bluetooth 2.0
GPS: Sirf III
Battery: 2100 mAh
Camera: 3 megapixel
Size: 133 x 97 x 20 mm (includes keyboard)
Weight: 355 gram





Further reports at:

http://www.brighthand.com/default.asp?newsID=12756

http://www.pocketinfo.nl/artikel/7269/t-mobile-lanceert-de-ameo.html
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« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2007, 08:01:59 AM »

An update...

There's a very thorough review of the T-Mobile Ameo (HTC Advantage/Athena) on the 4winmobile.com site here



Worth a read Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2007, 09:00:50 AM »

Hmmm Graham,

Just got mine .... it is superb!!  Grin

The screen is just unbelievable.... as for the 8 gig onboard microdrive.......

Will do a full write up soon ...

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« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2007, 11:05:34 AM »

I managed to have a shot of Dave's Ameo at eLive last month.

I found it off balance to use when not on a desk.   I would want to use it (and I think kids would be the same) while watching telly on the sofa or sitting on the bus.  My instinct was to seperate the keyboard from the screen and prop up the screen up somewhere while leaning back and relax while typing.  If only this worked but it needs a physical connection.  It would be perfect if the keyboard also worked over bluetooth.
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