Windows Mobile 6 Fact Sheet - Microsoft Corp

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Windows Mobile 6 Fact Sheet - Microsoft Corp

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

    setup wizards.

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

    their desks:

    ? 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

    mobile phones.

    ? 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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