O2 Xda Diamond 2: simple anywhere access to the internet

-Convenient and rapid surfing ensured by the Opera Mobile 9.5 browser
-One-click access to emails, videos on YouTube, the weather report or financial news
-Elegant design with large touch screen
MUNICH. Immediate access to any information at all times even if you are on the road: Telefónica O2 Germany makes it possible with the new O2 Xda Diamond 2 smart phone. Emails can be opened, websites accessed and a variety of web services used at just one click. That way, the mobile web is a pure pleasure for beginners, average and power users. According to requirements, users access programmes and services they know from the laptop or PC. Compared to the previous model Xda Diamond, the Xda Diamond 2 not only impresses with an even fancier design, but also provides extendable memory capacity, higher battery performance as well as a 5 megapixel camera. From next week, the mobile lifestyle phone with brilliant touch screen display will be available from O2.
Even when users sit on the bus, go shopping or watch a match at the football stadium, the O2 Xda Diamond 2 keeps them permanently up-to-date. Current news provided by Spiegel online, new entries from friends on Facebook or private and business emails: They can easily access all information at one click. The Opera Mobile 9.5 browser and the large touch screen ensure the convenient navigation through the internet. If required, the O2 Xda Diamond 2 can also be used with the supplied pen. Thanks to the integrated GPS receiver and Google Maps, the smart phone enables users to localize and navigate themselves. In addition, any number of photos can be taken and videos shot with the 5 megapixel camera. Users load them directly from the mobile phone, for example, via YouTube, on the web. The 3.2 inch display is the perfect stage for viewing videos and photos. The elegant mobile phone in dark silver includes a radio, Bluetooth, W-LAN and can be used with the future operating system Windows Mobile 6.5 after being updated. Customers who use the O2 Xda Diamond 2 and the new mobile surf flat rate Internet-Pack-M surf the internet at full HSDPA speed of up to 200 MB a month. O2 Xda Diamond 2 will be available from next week in all O2 shops, the specialist trade or on www.o2online.de. The new O2 My Handy concept enables customers to make an advance payment of 17.50 EUR in the O2 shop and pay the rest of the sum in 24 monthly installments of 17.50 EUR at zero percent interest rate.
Features of the O2 Xda Diamond 2
Mobile standardsHSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GSM (depending on availability)
InterfacesBluetooth, WLAN
Colour display480x800 pixels, 3.2" (8.1 cm)
Highlights
-Integrated GPS
-Audio standards: MP3, WMA, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP4, M4A
-Video standards: MPEG-4, H.264/AVC, H.263/3GPP, RealVideo 8/9/10
-Opera Browser 9.5, Internet Explorer
-TouchFlo 3D
-Google Maps
-Windows Mobile 6.5 ready
-5 megapixel camera
Dimensions/weight108 x 53 x 14 mm; 117 g
Operating systemWindows Mobile 6.1
StorageMemory card up to 16 GB, 512 MB internal memory; MicroSD-Slot
Battery1,100 mAh; standby time: 360 h (2G), 500 h (3G); Duration of call: 5.5 h (2G), 5 h (3G)
PriceWill be announced upon availability
AvailabilityMarket launch as of the middle of May 2009, available in O2 Shops, the specialist trade or on the internet
Telefónica O2 Germany GmbH & Co. OHG belongs to Telefónica Europe and is part of the Spanish telecommunication group Telefónica S.A. The Company offers its German private and business customers postpaid and prepaid mobile telecom products as well as innovative mobile data services based on the GPRS and UMTS technologies. In addition, the integrated communications provider also offers DSL fixed network telephony and high-speed internet. Telefónica Europe has more than 47 million mobile and fixed network customers in Great Britain, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Germany.