Kempler & Strauss(TM), a world-leading designer and manufacturer of innovative mobile devices and wireless technology products, today announced the launch of Billionair 7, a next-generation feature-rich business-class smartphone at International CTIA Wireless I.T. & Entertainment 2009, October 7-9, 2009, at the San Diego Convention Center, booth #934.
Billionair 7 integrates the best user interfaces of the most popular business and consumer smartphone platforms to deliver to market the first GSM quad-band 3.5G phone based on the Microsoft Windows Mobile Platform that offers both a frameless touchscreen and full QWERTY keyboard. This unique combination of interfaces enables users to quickly and easily access applications via the touchscreen, while enabling them to quickly compose and reply to e-mail and text messages using the hard QWERTY keyboard.
Incorporating a powerful 624Mhz CPU to support advanced applications and multi-tasking, Billionair 7 incorporates two cameras: one on the rear for capturing still images and one on the front for capturing video during video conferences.
Delivering unsurpassed wireless network connectivity capabilities, Billionair 7 features integrated HSDPA (high-speed downlink packet access) technology to deliver wireless broadband Internet connectivity at speeds up to 14Mbps, and integrated 802.11g support for high-speed connectivity to the LAN. While Billionair 7 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 smartphone is fully-compatible with Bluetooth v2.0 compliant in-vehicle and third-party headsets.
"Billionair 7 is the first device to combine the best features of the industry’s most popular business and consumer smartphone platforms making it an ideal communications solution for the user who needs a smartphone that plays equally well in both worlds," explained Isaac Calderon, President of Kempler & Strauss. "The Billionair 7 incorporates a number of features and technologies that are designed to make it the most usable smartphone in the industry. Features like the video camera for use in video conferencing and a full QWERTY keyboard make Billionair 7 a true business tool, while the addition of the touchscreen interface and powerful processor enable it easy and intuitive to access and run multiple applications such as playing games or enjoying multimedia files. Billionair 7 truly joins the demands of the business and consumer worlds into a single, attractive, powerful device."
About the Kempler & Strauss Billionair 7
The Billionair 7 is a powerful, full-featured GSM quad-band 3.5G phone supports the EDGE network and incorporates HSDPA technology for high-speed wireless broadband access. The phone’s 2.5 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 7 incorporates a 3 megapixel still and video camera with digital zoom that captures images up to 1600 x 1200 pixels. A .3 megapixel camera with digital zoom mounted on the front of the smartphone is available for video capture for video conferencing.
Housed in a sleek black case, Billionair 7 leverages its touchscreen and QWERTY keyboard 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, 5-way navigation buttons, camera button, a backlight control, and LED indicators.
Billionair 7, which comes with an earpiece and a stylus, also features a SIM card slot and micro SD support for up to 8GB of additional storage capacity.
Billionair 7, which is charged via USB, provides up to 3.5 hours of voice talk time, up to 75 minutes of video talk time, and up to 200 hours of standby time.
The Kempler & Strauss Billionair 7 is backed by a one-year warranty and is available at a list price of $275 USD via authorized Kempler & Strauss distributors and value-added resellers worldwide. Additional information on the Billionair 7 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 Web site at www.kemplerusa.com.
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