Verizon today issued a press release about the new Samsung SCH-i830 Windows Mobile Smartphone! The device will be available to enterprise customers on January 10th with consumer availablility on January 24th.
The SCH-i830 Windows Mobile 5 based Smartphone combines a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, EVDO services, dual mode CDMA/GSM functionality, and many more unique features. The SCH-i830 will be exclusive to Verizon Wireless, and incorporates international support (i.e. GSM).
The SCH-i830 is based on the Pocket PC stack of the Windows Mobile operating system. Though the device lacks a camera, the EVDO network, international support via GSM, Windows Media Player 10, Wireless Sync, and new push-mail support will be big selling points to highly mobile professionals.