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T-Mobile launches the ‘Pink Lady’ of PDAs
MDA Compact II

Key features of the MDA Compact II

n        Sleek, simple and chic

n        Microsoft® Windows Mobile 5.0 software

n        Access the ‘real internet’ on the move with T-Mobile’s web‘n’walk™

n        Available in metallic pink and graphite

n        Co Pilot® satellite navigation

n        Quad band capability with GSM, GPRS and Bluetooth capability

 

Pictures of the MDA Compact II are available on request

London, UK 6th December, 2005:  Today T-Mobile announces the launch of the MDA Compact II – the ‘Pink Lady’ of PDAs and perfect companion for busy, high-flying women.  The MDA Compact II is a refresh of the extremely popular MDA Compact, now boasting the latest mobile software and available in two chic new colours – graphite and metallic pink.

The MDA Compact II has been specifically designed for ‘social-butterflies’ who need to keep track of their busy social calendar, stay in touch with friends and want the latest, must-have fashion accessories. 

Now available on T-Mobile’s new web‘n’walk™ tariff, the MDA Compact II allows you to be one step ahead and stay in touch with your friends. T-Mobile gives you easy access to the open internet and you can view web pages similar to viewing them on your PC.

CoPilot® Live 6 satellite navigation can also be purchased with the MDA Compact II, providing drivers with audible turn by turn directions, detailed street mapping and real time traffic alerts to make journeys easier. Featuring a 2.8” colour touch screen, the MDA Compact II is smaller and more lightweight than an average PDA device – meaning it will fit discreetly into the smallest of handbags without weighing you down. Combining a mobile phone, digital still and video camera, MP3 capabilities, internet and email access, diary and contacts, as well as Microsoft® applications you are familiar with – there is only one device worth carrying with you.

This aspirational new gadget offers a variety of features in a simple and stylish package and supports Microsoft® Windows Mobile 5.0 software, featuring Pocket Word, Excel and Windows Media Player – so you can work, email and play on the move.

The MDA Compact II has a 1.3 mega-pixel camera, with the ability to capture video footage as well as photos. The memory capacity has also been upgraded on this new device – now offering 128MB internal memory and supports an external SD card, so that you can save even more photos than before.

Phil Chapman, T-Mobile UK’s Marketing Director, said, “T-Mobile's Compact II is a fantastic device for the ladies - available in chic pink colour. The device offers all the functionality that a high-flying business woman or social butterfly needs while on the move. 

“Customers can now keep their finger on the pulse wherever they are with full internet access using T-Mobile's new web'n'walk service with the device,  as well as email, satellite navigation and much more. T-Mobile believes the Compact II is a must have for year’s Christmas stocking."

The MDA Compact II will be available with a web‘n’walk pay monthly contract from £30 per month at T-Mobile stores nationwide and online at www.t-mobile.co.uk. The cost of the device is dependent on the price plan selected and the most a customer would pay is £139.99.

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Laura Moxham PR Manager                 T-Mobile:      +44 (0) 7932 078 816
Laura.moxham@t-mobile.co.uk

Notes to editors

Web'n'walk tariffs
There are three simple tariff bands. Each provides 40MB of data usage a month and bundles this with voice minutes. The difference in monthly tariff reflects the number of voice minutes. Voice minutes are to any mobile or UK fixed line phones, any time, any day.

 

web‘n’walk 100

web‘n’walk 200

web‘n’walk 400

Monthly line rental

£30

£38

£55

Inclusive minutes

100

200

400

Inclusive MB

40MB

40MB

40MB

Data run-on rate per MB

£1/MB

£1/MB

£1/MB

About T-Mobile
T-Mobile International is one of the world’s leading companies in mobile communications. As one of Deutsche Telekom`s three strategic business units, T-Mobile concentrates on the most dynamic markets in Europe and the United States. By end of 2004, almost 120 million people were using the mobile communications services provided by companies in which T-Mobile or Deutsche Telekom have a majority or minority stake. And all that over a common technology platform based on GSM, the world’s most successful digital wireless standard. This also makes T-Mobile the only mobile communications provider with a seamless transatlantic service.

T-Mobile also is partner of FreeMove, an alliance formed by four of Europe’s leading mobile companies - Orange, Telefónica Móviles, TIM (Telecom Italia Mobile) and T-Mobile – to help their customers communicate as easily while travelling abroad as they do at home.

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