Audiovox SMT 5600 Available at Cingular

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From the press release:

The Audiovox SMT 5600, a Microsoft Windows Mobile-based handset, has proven to be a favorite with users and has received numerous accolades from the industry, winning both critical acclaim and industry awards. PC Magazine named the Audiovox SMT 5600 as an “Editors Choice” in December 2004, January 2005, February 2005 and March 2005. It also received a “Girl’s Best Friend Award” at the International Consumer Electronics Show in January; Laptop magazine stated, “Put simply, there are few Smartphones that are as good as this one for work and play.” The Associated Press stated, “The Audiovox Smartphone is a standout in a crowded field of cell phones.”

This feature-packed phone gives customers the ability to access Microsoft® Outlook applications such as e-mail, contacts and calendar information, and comes equipped with many enhanced features such as Bluetooth, an integrated camera and Windows Media Player 10 Mobile, allowing customers to enjoy music and video on-the-go.

The Audiovox SMT 5600, a tri-band (850/1800/1900 MHz) GSM/GPRS handset, combines many of the features familiar to Windows PC users including a mobile version of Microsoft Outlook, making this an ideal device for those customers looking for a powerful wireless experience without the bulk. Weighing just 3.6 ounces, the Audiovox SMT 5600 proves big things can come in small packages.

Cingular Wireless is offering the Audiovox SMT 5600 starting today in select markets as low as $199.99 with a two-year voice and data service contract. More information is available at

    Key features of the Audiovox SMT 5600 include:    -- Versatile mobility:  The Audiovox SMT 5600 is enabled for Bluetooth®       and infrared support, is a tri-band (GSM 850/1800/1900) phone, and       includes a speakerphone.    -- Advanced out-of-the-box multimedia features:  The integrated Windows       Media Player 10 Mobile provides leading-edge audio and video playback       experiences with support for unique content, album art, playlists and       more. The Audiovox SMT 5600 is the first and only mobile phone to be       certified under the PlaysForSure logo program for its compatibility       with a wide variety of online services such as MSN Music and Napster    -- Expanded memory capability:  The Audiovox SMT 5600 has a built-in       mini-SD slot, allowing users to expand the 32MB RAM and store images,       video clips, music and other data, all of which can easily be       transferred to a PC.    -- Integrated Digital Camera/Video Camera:  The Audiovox SMT 5600 features       the CMOS VGA digital camera with low-light capabilities, 4x digital       zoom and camcorder functionality.    -- Windows Mobile-based Smartphone:  The Audiovox SMT 5600 offers users a       familiar and extensible version of their desktop PC, including Outlook       for email, calendar, contacts and tasks, as well as full access to the       web with Internet Explorer for true Internet browsing.    -- Seamless Communications: The Audiovox SMT 5600 includes mobile versions       of Microsoft Outlook, Internet Explorer and MSN Messenger, along with       ActiveSync, which enables seamless wireless synchronization.

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