Samsung: WiMAX Handset SWD-M100
Samsung has just introduced its new touchscreen SDW-M100 Mondi the first WiMAX mobile and an update to its slick TouchWiz user interface Wednesday on the Evening of CTIA.
The Samsung Mondi has an impressive specs as a 4.3-inch LCD touch display, 4GB of onboard memory, hardware QWERTY keyboard. And most important feature is the WiMAX support. The Mondi runs on Windows Mobile 6.1 and comes preloaded with Opera 9.5 and Route66 for turn-by-turn GPS. Also it has a mounting kit for car use.
TouchWiz overlay feature which runs over Windows Mobile 6.1. It gives users one-touch access to certain app via movable and customizable widgets on the homescree of their phone. Samsung calls these widgets "rich connected mobile applications." The company will be working with third party vendors, like Google, Yahoo and AccuWeather, for example, to develop these widgets.
Samsung also announced that it is releasing a software developer kit on its site next month, expanding the possibilities for new widgets for TouchWiz. Consumers will also be able to get in on the app developing fun as they are also coming out with a Web-enabled version. Further details on these kits are to come in the next month.
The SDW-M100 Mondi will be available in Q2, but price and carrier are still to be determined.