T-Mobile unveils MDA Compact III GPS smart phone

AKA HTC's Artemis

IFA 06 HTC's upcoming GPS-equipped navigation phone, codenamed 'Artemis', will ship on the T-Mobile network in Germany, the carrier revealed at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin last week. The device will be offered as the MDA Compact III.

The handset was snapped by German website PPC Welt, which has a number of shots of the handset here, including this one:

t-mobile mda compact iii aka htc artemis - image courtesy ppc-welt.info

According to T-Mobile, Artemis has a two megapixel camera, along with Bluetooth, infrared and USB connectivity. It runs Windows Mobile 5.0. A closer look at the device reveals it contains a 200MHz Texas Instruments OMAP 850 processor, 64MB of RAM, 128MB of Flash ROM and a 65,536-colour, 240 x 320 display. It's believed to be a GSM/GPRS handset. It's not 3G, but it may have EDGE support. ®

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