O2 has launched a mysterious website with details of a new Pocket PC it’d like us to call ‘the bomb’ and ‘explosive’. Yes, it’s the Atom Exec.
As hype-stirring previews go, the site's generous with details, revealing the fact that the new Exec is a palmtop-phone with Windows Mobile 5.0, Blackberry-esque push e-mail and built-in Wi-Fi.
Heads will rightly be nodding in approval at this point, but there’s more. The Exec sports a nippier 520MHz processor than its predecessor – which never made it to our isles – allowing it to juggle several Office applications at once. There’s a bolstered 192MB memory and a 2MP camera too.
The main difference between the black-coated Exec and rivals like the forthcoming Motorola Q is the input system: instead of a QWERTY keyboard, you get a 2.7in QVGA touchscreen and stylus. Email addicts, it’s time to choose your weapon.
O2 Atom Exec
On sale: TBA (July in Asia)