Kempler & Strauss (who just the other day unveiled an epically cool watchphone) have just announced the imminent arrival of its newest Windows Mobile handset, the touchscreen Billionair 6. This 3G HSPA devil has a 624MHz ARM processor, boasts GPS and WiFi, and has a micro SD slot for up to 4GB of storage, plus a 3 megapixel camera. The B6, as it's affectionately called, runs a custom interface over WinMo and boasts an accelerometer to boot. The B6 runs $260 and it's available now.


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Kempler & Strauss Launches Next-Generation GSM Quad-Band 3G Phone Featuring Windows Mobile With Touchscreen and Trackball Interfaces

Billionair 6 Features a Powerful Processor and Intuitive User Interface to Deliver Best-in-Class Performance and Functionality to Support Advanced Applications and Multi-Tasking

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ --

Kempler & Strauss(TM), a world-leading designer and manufacturer of innovative mobile devices and wireless technology products, today announced the launch of Billionair 6, the first GSM quad-band 3G phone based on the Microsoft Windows Mobile Platform that provides both a touchscreen interface and trackball for fast, easy, intuitive control. The new Billionair 6 is making its debut this week at International CTIA Wireless I.T. & Entertainment 2009, October 7-9, 2009, at the San Diego Convention Center, booth #934. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091006/LA87079) The Billionair 6 is an advanced mobile communication device that incorporates a powerful 624 Mhz CPU to deliver best-in-class performance and functionality to support application multi-tasking. Integrated 802.11g WiFi provides high-speed connectivity to wireless LANs for Internet surfing, instant messaging and Skype calls, and Bluetooth support ensures compatibility with Bluetooth v2.0 compliant in-vehicle and third-party headsets. Billionair 6 is optimized for use with the Kempler & Strauss Communicator, an innovative Bluetooth-enabled headset that enables users to receive phone calls and play stored MP3 files from distances up to 16 feet. The feature-rich Billionair 6, which features a 3.2 megapixel camera for image and video capture, incorporates a backlit trackball and powerful slidetouch interface that enables users to surf through multiple screens simultaneously by simply sliding the fingertip over the screen. Using the trackball, users can quickly roll through carousels to browse through multiple applications or address book contacts. Equipped with GPS and an accelerometer which automatically flips the display orientation based upon the position of the phone, the full-featured Billionair 6 enhances productivity for mobile users with applications which include Microsoft Office Mobile (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Billionair 6 interfaces with the PC using ActiveSync to synchronize e-mail folders, calendars and to-do lists and enables users to wirelessly synchronize their Gmail, Yahoo!, Hotmail, or Outlook e-mail accounts simultaneously. "The Billionair 6 combines a powerful processor, cutting edge user interfaces, a host of productivity and entertainment applications, and the attractive, user-friendly Microsoft Windows Mobile Platform to deliver to consumers the world's most advanced multi-function communications device," explained Isaac Calderon, President of Kempler & Strauss. "Billionair 6 is a feature packed device that takes the smartphone concept to the next level with a powerful processor to support the operation of simultaneous applications, WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity for maximum flexibility, touchscreen and trackball interfaces for easy intuitive control, and a sleek, attractive design that enables the phone to deliver both fashion and function." About the Kempler & Strauss Billionair 6 The Billionair 6 is a powerful, full-featured GSM quad-band 3G phone which supports the EDGE network technology. The phone's 2.8 inch TFT touchscreen display features a QVGA resolution of 240 x 320 pixels and displays 65,000 colors. Optimized for use with the Kempler & Strauss Communicator and fully-compatible with Bluetooth v2.0 headset and hands-free devices, Billionair 6 incorporates a 3 megapixel still and video camera with digital zoom that captures images up to 1600 x 1200 pixels. Housed in a sleek black case, Billionair 6 leverages its touchscreen and multicolored trackball to provide the majority of the user interface. External controls also include: power button, reset button, start and end phone call buttons, volume up/down, camera button, a backlight control, and LED indicators. Billionair 6, which comes standard with a GPS antenna for in-vehicle use, an earpiece and a stylus, also features a SIM card slot and micro SD support for up to 4GB of additional storage capacity. Billionair 6, which is charged via USB, provides up to 150 minutes talk time and up to 200 hours of standby time. The Kempler & Strauss Billionair 6 is backed by a one-year warranty and is available at a list price of $260 USD via authorized Kempler & Strauss distributors and value-added resellers worldwide. Additional information on the Billionair 6 and other innovative products from Kempler & Strauss can be found at www.kemplerusa.com.

About Kempler & Strauss Kempler & Strauss is a subsidiary of San Diego, Calif., based VNA Group, a conglomerate of companies that include transportation vehicles, fitness equipment, entertainment technology, and consumer products. Kempler & Strauss designs and manufactures innovative mobile devices and wireless technology products that enable consumers and businesses to enjoy the growing array of advanced applications made possible by the convergence of the Internet and entertainment industries. Kempler & Strauss' business philosophy is simple: to dedicate their talent and technologies to creating superior products and services that contribute to a better global society. Kempler & Strauss is headquartered in San Diego, Calif. For more information, visit the company's website at www.kemplerusa.com.

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