RRP: $1,920 (for phone and service)

JASJAM is a Telstra exclusive product designed to help Telstra customers get the most out of the new Telstra NEXT GG (3G850) network.

The i-matee JASJAM is the first Windows Mobile device in Australia to be made available on Telstraas new NEXT G HSDPA network. The technology allows for download speeds approaching those of broadband connection in your home and/or office while on the go.

The i-mate JASJAM provides users with a range of flexible data input methods including a thumb wheel for easy navigation, a touch-screen display as well as a built in slider QWERTY keyboard. The i-mate JASJAM also comes equipped with quad band support for global roaming making it the device of choice for constant and fast connectivity whilst overseas.

Customised to suit the specific needs of Telstra customers, the i-mate JASJAM presents an out of box ready solution with preconfigured access to the Telstra NEXTG network, and easy one click access to a range of Telstra content services. The device can also be used as a modem for a PC negating the need for an additional data card.

The i-mate JASJAM is a stylish and advanced Windows Mobile based Pocket PC that offers an all in one solution to customerss information, communication and entertainment needs.

Ben Hodgson, Regional Director for i-mate Asia Pacific said: The needs of Telstra and their customers have been at the core of our product development process. The imate JASJAM has an extensive range of easy to use features that compliment different lifestyles. It will be available for $2 up front on a fully subsidised $80 Telstra business or residential Phone Plan from day one of launch. This represents outstanding value..

Pre-loaded with Microsoft Exchange Direct Push1 technology, the i-mate JASJAM provides instant access to emails, contacts, calendar and to do lists for Exchange 2003 users without the need for any additional costly middleware.

Grace Kerrison, Director Microsoft Mobile and Embedded Devices Division ANZ said: i-mate belongs to an elite breed of innovative solution partners who demonstrate worldds best practice in Windows Mobile based hardware and software development. Weere pleased to support the launch of this exciting product to the Australian market, allowing more users than ever to enjoy the benefits that Windows Mobile 5 devices deliver for work and play..

The i-mate JASJAM offers the most extensive support available for a Windows Mobile based device in Australia with i-mate Gold; a complete support package entailing phone based support staffed by local professionals during Australian business hours, backed by a global team to deliver 24×7 phone/web/email support. Customers also receive a 24-month global extended warranty.

A 30 day trial of i-mate Suite is preinstalled on the i-mate JASJAM. i-mate Suite is an advanced management solution for mobile devices delivering IT support in the field, safeguards data, and allows secure access to information and important transfers on the go.

The i-mate JASJAM is available now from Telstra for $2 upfront on a $80 Phone Plan (for 24 months with no additional phone repayments).

(1) Microsoft Direct Push Technology requires Exchange Server 2003 with Service Pack 2.
(2) Min package cost is $1,920 (for phone and service), plus call charges, approved customers only, early exit fees apply.

Source: i-mate Australia