After the announcement and placeholder page last month, T-Mobile has officially launched the Sony Ericsson TM506 clamshell.
The Sony Ericsson TM506 marks two firsts for T-Mobile in the first HSDPA capable device for the carrier’s nascent 3G network, and the first Sony Ericsson phone since the venerable and popular T610 in 2004.
The phone features a QVGA internal display, quadband GSM/EDGE access and dual-band W-CDMA access with HSDPA support, Bluetooth 2.0 with stereo audio support, GPS support through T-Mobileâ€™s branded TeleNav Navigator service, MemoryStick M2 expansion slot, RSS reader, WAP browser, speakerphone, and 2.0 megapixel camera with video recorder.
The phone is now available for $129.99 after new 2 year agreement and $30 instant discount before an additional $50 mail-in rebate bringing the total to $79.99.
In related news, T-Mobile has also quietly rolled out 3G services to the Philadelphia area and surrounding suburbs.
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