Orange expands business range with SPV M3100

Orange Business Services has expanded its devices for business range with the SPV M3100 connected PDA, combining powerful functionality and compact design with the ability to connect with 3G, GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi and HSDPA networks (where available).
 
Available across a number of Orange’s European markets, the SPV M3100 (113x58x22mm, 176g) promises the best possible mobile experience for users who frequently need to access business applications and edit their work documents from outside the office.

Powered by Microsoft’s Windows Mobile 5.0, the SPV M3100 supports Windows Mobile e-mail which incorporates the Messaging and Security Feature Pack (MSFP) and includes Direct Push technology and enhanced security features. On top of providing immediate access to Outlook information, users can also access everyday business applications like Word Mobile, Excel Mobile and calendar functions, making the SPV M3100 the ultimate solution for business customers on the move.

“The latest addition to our groundbreaking Signature SPV device range demonstrates the powerful tools available to today’s broad range of mobile professionals, including less office based customers such as engineers and the police,” commented Clive Richardson, Director of Products, Orange Business Services.

“For ‘heavy data’ users who need access to their work documents and applications on the move, the SPV M3100 offers a genuinely viable laptop alternative – combining all the functionality customers normally enjoy in the office with the ability to connect with the fastest-possible data connection, whatever the location,” he added.

The SPV M3100 offers connectivity with multiple wireless bearer networks, including 3G, Wi-Fi, GPRS, EDGE and HSDPA (where available), ensuring the fastest possible performance for business customers on the move. The device also offers quad-band GSM connectivity, ensuring business travellers are connected in most parts of the world.

The SPV M3100’s sophisticated and compact design, including full sliding QWERTY keyboard, allows users to create and edit presentations and documents on the move; share files via Bluetooth, USB and infrared connections; and insert images and sounds. Orange latest Signature device also connects wirelessly to the Internet via public WiFi hotspots. Generous 128MB internal memory provides ample storage for important documents, calendar and contact entries. This flexible functionality is packed into a compact, lightweight device, ensuring maximum mobility.

“The SPV M3100 provides the latest evidence of the strong relationship Microsoft enjoys with Orange and is another great example of the innovation possible on the Windows Mobile software platform,” said Marianne Röling, Regional Director, Mobile & Embedded Devices Division, Microsoft EMEA. “Based on Windows Mobile 5.0, the SPV M3100 is the World’s first HSDPA enabled 3G Pocket PC, which will deliver high speed Internet and Direct Push e-mail. Now, mobile users will have broadband-like speeds on their mobile phone.”

*Oranges HSDPA network will not be available in the UK until 2007