Five years ago, Microsoft Corp. entered the smartphone industry with one device through one ?mobile operator. Today, Windows Mobile has more than 140 devices in the marketplace
worldwide available from 125 mobile operators. Windows Mobile 6, the next iteration of the
Windows Mobile platform, brings new features and tools to smartphones while still maintaining
unrivaled flexibility, productivity and customization.
The result: a more powerful smartphone that resembles the personal computer interface, but
whose interface is designed to fit neatly on a mobile phone. New features in Windows Mobile ?6 include support for rich HTML e-mail, increased functionality within Microsoft Office ?Outlook Mobile and Office Mobile programs, and improved security and device management
for IT managers.
Enhanced Home Screen Windows Mobile 6 also delivers advanced mobile communications, increased mobile
productivity and optimized mobile business performance, with a consistent and familiar
Microsoft software experience.
Advanced Mobile Communications
Mobile, delivering a more powerful mobile communications experience to the user:
? Genuine Outlook Mobile experience through HTML support.* Windows Mobile 6
allows users to view e-mail messages the way the sender intended: with pictures, tables,
links and formatting. It is the only mobile solution available to offer this experience.
? Faster access to contacts and communities of people. Windows Mobile 6 helps users
stay connected with their contacts and the communities they care about through improved
collaboration with their corporate address book and Windows Live? services.
? Searching Exchange Server 2007 for more efficient e-mail management. Windows
Mobile 6 allows users to communicate more effectively by automatically “fetching”
additional text when users scroll down messages and by implementing new features that
can help improve the efficiency with which users can manage their inbox through
searching of folders and sent mail.
? Support of Information Rights Management to help increase protection. To help
ensure access to protected content and preservation of the security intended by the
sender, Windows Mobile 6 provides built-in support for Information Rights Management,
to send and receive rights-managed messages and documents.
? Optimized and rich Windows Live experience. Windows Live for Windows Mobile
delivers a unique and rich experience, combining online services such as Messenger, Easy-to-Use Contacts List Contacts, Windows Live Mail and Search.
? Flexible connections and new e-mail account setup. Windows Mobile 6 improves the
new e-mail account setup experience by providing simple and efficient access to new
Increased Mobile Productivity
Windows Mobile 6 provides an increased level of productivity by helping users reach
deeper into information available on their devices to places they can’t reach while at
? Office Mobile suite. A new addition to the operating system is the Office Mobile suite
(Word Mobile, Excel
?? Mobile and PowerPointMobile) for Windows Mobile 6 Standard,
helping users manage and review documents on any Windows Mobile 6 powered device.
? Enhanced control and visibility of Outlook Calendar information. Windows Mobile 6
increases users’ ability to manage their day through features such as the calendar bar,
out-of-office assistant,* and meeting attendees* and status.*. ? LOB application support. Windows Mobile 6 delivers productivity through one of the
largest catalogs of line-of-business (LOB) applications, providing access to existing
information and connections to tools.
Calendar Bar for Improved Productivity
? Smart filtering to give users more productivity. Windows Mobile 6 gives users a way to find the messages that they want without having to scan through a lengthy list of
? PC connectivity technologies. Synchronization is improved with the new Windows
Mobile Device Center (WMDC) for connectivity of Windows Mobile powered devices and
Windows Vista? powered PCs.
?? Enhancements to Internet Explorer Mobile. Internet Explorer Mobile enables faster
viewing times and better support for many of most popular Web pages browsed with
? Greater collaboration and interoperability. Windows Mobile 6 increases the ability to ?collaborate and gain access to information stored on Exchange Server, SharePoint and
Universal Naming Convention (UNC) file shares.
Enhanced Calendar Functions Optimized Mobile Business Performance Including Out-of-Office Assistant Windows Mobile 6 delivers increased device control and security, and greater
operability with Exchange Server and other Microsoft assets so businesses can
efficiently deploy, manage and help secure their mobile solutions:
? Collaboration with Exchange Server 2007. Windows Mobile 6 working together with
Exchange Server 2007 helps make deploying, administering and monitoring a mobile
messaging environment simple and cost-effective.
? Increased device control and security. With new security capabilities and device
management policies such as storage card encryption and enhanced PIN strength,
Windows Mobile 6 offers users the ability to manage and deploy Windows Mobile
powered devices with enhanced security.
? Line-of-business applications. Powerful mobile versions of the Microsoft .NET
Framework and SQL Server? built into Windows Mobile 6 make it even easier to access
sales tools, inventory tracking or any other application from a Windows Mobile powered
smartphone, previously only possible on PCs.
? Internationalization of Windows Mobile. The addition of language provisioning and
spell checker for East Asian versions enables users in those regions to better collaborate
within their local markets.
*Requires Exchange Server 2007
Ability to View and Edit Available programs, features and functionality vary by device and Windows Mobile operating system version. Office Documents Connectivity and synchronization may require separately purchased equipment and/or wireless products (e.g., Wi-Fi card, network software, server hardware and/or redirector software). Service plans are required for Internet, Wi-Fi and phone access. Features and performance may vary by service provider and are subject to network limitations. See device manufacturer, service provider and/or corporate IT department for details. ?2007 Microsoft Corp. All rights reserved. For informational purposes only. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS DOCUMENT. Microsoft, Windows Mobile, Outlook, Windows Live, Excel, PowerPoint, Windows Vista, Internet Explorer and SharePoint are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corp. in the United States and/or other countries. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
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