O2 pre-announces XDA Neo PDA phone

Full details at CeBIT, apparently

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O2's German subsidiary will launch its latest own-brand PDA phone at the CeBIT show in March, the company announced this week. The device, dubbed the XDA Neo, sports a two-megapixel camera, incorporates Wi-Fi and runs Windows Mobile 5.0, the cellco said.

In addition to what O2 Germany mentioned, we can add that the Neo will provide Bluetooth connectivity and its WLAN facility runs to both 802.11b and 802.11g connections. The phone component is based on a quad-band GSM radio (850/900/1800/1900MHz), and it supports the EDGE data-speed extension to GPRS.

The Neo is likely to ship with 128MB RAM and ROM, and there's an SD IO slot to add more. The gagdet weighs 160g and measures a mere 10.8 x 5.8 x 1.8cm. Manufactured by Taiwan's HTC, the Neo is also known by its codename, 'Prophet'. ®

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