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Fujitsu Toshiba Mobile Communications (FTMC) on Wednesday unveiled the world's first smartphone based on Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango" operating system. The handset will feature high-end camera and will be water- and dust-proof. The actual product will be available later this year from KDDI Corp., an operator.

Fujitsu Toshiba IS12T smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8655 system-on-chip and features 3.7" screen with 800*480 resolution. The device offers the 13.2MP camera, 32GB of internal memory, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n and other features. Windows Phone IS12T is Japan's first water- and dust-proof smartphone featuring Windows Phone 7.5.

Thanks to excellent compatibility with Microsoft Windows platform, users can not only read and edit Microsoft Office documents, but can also store and share data through Windows Live SkyDrive, a free-of-charge cloud service operated by Microsoft. The phone supports Xbox Live, Zune and other services.

Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango" will deliver more than 500 new features, including app multitasking, Internet Explorer 9 with HTML5 support and hardware acceleration, deeper social network integration, built-in voice-to-text and text-to-voice support and so on.

The Windows Phone IS12T will be available after September 2011 from KDDI network in Japan.

Tags: Toshiba, Fujitsu, Fujitsu Toshiba Mobile, Microsoft, Windows Phone

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Water-proof and dust-proof - very nice. How about ruggedness? I would love to have one of these if they ever come to the US.
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If it is phono for Japanese market (and this is what I think after reading this article), then it doesn't work with GSM networks, so it's not gonna work in US, or EU.
0 0 [Posted by: knedle  | Date: 07/27/11 10:40:32 PM]
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