While the interface was not as revolutionary as hoped, there can never be too many VGA Windows Mobile phones. Its therefore welcome news that Velocity Mobile today announced the retail availability of its first touchscreen phone, the Velocity 103. The Velocity Mobile 103, which combines an easy-to-use Odyssey Interface, Velocity Over The Air updates (Vota) and an attractive design, is available for pre-order online now through Expansys for Â£334.99 and will ship by the end of September.
Velocity Over The Air (VOTA) updates means no longer do consumers need to buy new phones to get the latest software. The ability to easily update devices through VOTA means the device is longer lasting and more cost effective for users. Through this service, Velocity Mobile also directly engages its customers and keeping them up-to-date with mobility.
The Velocity Mobile 103 featuring Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional, a high-resolution VGA screens and ample memory. The full specs are:
Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional
Qualcomm Mobile Station Modemâ„¢ (MSMâ„¢) MSM7201â„¢ chipset
GSM/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA 850, 1900, 2100
640×480 VGA touch screen
Velocity Over The Air updates (VOTA)
256MB ROM, 128MB RAM
Bluetooth 2.0, 802.11b/g WiFi, GPS
2.0 megapixel camera, 0.3 megapixel videoconferencing camera
MicroSD expansion slot
See more about the device at the Velocity Mobile website here.