Toshiba K01 passes through GSM Global Certification Forum, coming soon?

gcf_toshiba_k01If there was one star of MWC 2010, it was the Toshiba K01, the Snapdragon powered Windows Mobile 6.5.3 smartphone with a 4.1 inch WVGA OLED capacitive screen and slide-out full QWERTY keyboard, all in a 12.9 mm thick package.

The handset at Mobile World Congress was a mock-up, but a real version must exist somewhere, as it has just passed through the Global Certification Forum .

The Toshiba K01 features quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE as well as dualband UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA in the non-US 900/2100 MHz bands.

Hopefully the certification is an indication the handset will be released to market rather soon.

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