Indosat, Sony Ericsson and Research In Motion (RIM announced the availability of BlackBerry Connect on Sony Ericsson M600i mobile phone in Indonesia.
The 3G-enabled Sony Ericsson M600i with BlackBerry Connect will allow customers to choose and enjoy the feature-rich capabilities of the mobile phone together with RIM’s BlackBerry services. Supported BlackBerry features include “push”-based wireless email access, wireless email reconciliation and attachment viewing through BlackBerry Enterprise Server and BlackBerry Internet Service. Additional features supported through BlackBerry Enterprise Server include: wireless calendar synchronization, remote look-up of corporate email address directory and IT policy enforcement and commands (such as remotely disabling or wiping data from a device in the event it is lost or stolen).
“RIM is pleased to work with Sony Ericsson and Indosat to bring the BlackBerry services to the M600i for customers in Indonesia. With BlackBerry Connect, M600i users will enjoy optimized wireless connectivity based on the unique and proven BlackBerry architecture,” said Norm Lo, Vice President, Asia Pacific at Research In Motion.
“We are working with Sony Ericsson and RIM to provide customers with a broader choice of handsets that can leverage the unique strengths and reliability of the proven BlackBerry platform,” said Wahyu Wijayadi, Marketing Director of Indosat. “With the successful launch of BlackBerry Connect on the P910 last year, we are confident that the new Sony Ericsson M600i with BlackBerry Connect will be well-received in the market.”
For corporate customers, BlackBerry Enterprise Server software tightly integrates with Microsoft Exchange, IBM Lotus Domino and works with existing enterprise systems to enable secure, push-based wireless access to email and other data. For individuals and smaller businesses, BlackBerry Internet Service allows users to access multiple corporate and personal email accounts from a single device.
The M600i provides email capability and a mobile phone together in an extremely stylish, slim device featuring a touch-screen display and handwriting recognition software. The M600i is the first Sony Ericsson mobile phone on Symbian OS 9.1 and UIQ 3.0, offering users great customization opportunities and the ability to purchase personal productivity and other applications online. At just 15mm thick, it is one of the slimmest business 3G devices.