3 teases with new QWERTY Qtek smartphone

None of us want to drag ourselves into an office for eight hours a day, even if it is as gloriously fun-packed as Stuff towers. So discard that tie, d

None of us want to drag ourselves into an office for eight hours a day, even if it is as gloriously fun-packed as Stuff towers. So discard that tie, dump the briefcase, and feast your eyes on Qtek’s 9000 smartphone.

The chaps at CoolSmartPhone.com have brought to our attention the fact that multimedia-loving mobile network 3 has added the handset to its website with a teasing ‘coming soon’ label slapped on it.

The long-awaited 9000 model runs Windows Mobile 5.0 and the HTC Universal hardware that drives the O2 XDA Exec and T-Mobile MDA IV. That means a 640x480 touch screen with handwriting recognition, full QWERTY keyboard, Wi-Fi and two cameras (one’s for video calling).

There’s support for Pocket Office – Word, Excel and also Outlook to make use of push e-mail – and, with 3 holding the crown of most established and widespread 3G network in the country, connection speeds should be slick.

All that leaves is for you to snap one up when they finally arrive, and you can keep in touch with work without even having to pull up your trouser.

Essentials

Qtek 9000

Price: £TBA

On sale: TBA

Contact: Three

Related links:

CoolSmartPhone.com

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