Released February 12, 2007 at the 3GSM World Congress, Windows Mobile 6 is here! Like most Microsoft products, it comes in three flavours – Standard, Professional and Classic.
- Windows Mobile 6 Standard is for smartphones (phones with no touchscreen),
- Windows Mobile 6 Professional is for PDAs with cellphone capability
- Windows Mobile 6 Classic is for PDAs with no cellphone capability
New features on Windows Mobile 6:
- Access your Exchange GAL from your device and search for contacts
- Greater support for Windows Vista, Windows Live and Exchange Server 2007
- Connect to Microsoft CRM and Dynamics (ERP solutions)
- SQL Server Compact Edition in ROM
- .NET Compact framework in ROM
- Storage card encryption: Encrypt data on your removable storage card!
- View mail in HTML format on Outlook Mobile (cool!)
- Set OOF (Out of Office) replies from your device (requires Exchange 2007)
- Search your entire mailbox from your device (requires Exchange 2007)
- Improved search capabilities
- Windows Update for Windows Mobile (!!)
See Picture Gallery for screenshots of Windows Mobile 6.