Microsoft may not have gobs of Windows Mobile 6.5 demo units out at MWC09, but that doesn't mean your intrepid friends at WMExperts weren't scouring the floor trying to find one. Find one we did, at Texas Instruments' booth. It's running on a development platform (the OMAP34x-II) they've created to help manufacturers use their new OMAP3430 processor. We'll cover both our thoughts from our brief time with Windows Mobile 6.5 as well as some tidbits about this processor that ought to have Qualcomm and Broadcom a little nervous.
Go on and click the link for more. Or else you could click the thumbnail above for the full size image of that beautiful, creepy, awesome Grey Crowned Crane. It's mesmerizing, innit?
Oh, while you're staring: think about this. That's a capacitive touchscreen you're staring at. We know, we know, WM6.5 doesn't support it and you'll likely never see such a thing actually sold to consumers and frankly, there were times we couldn't hit the button we were aiming for (the fact that it was a huge 4" screen helped). But it's there: Windows Mobile 6.5 on a capacitive touchscreen.
But you should read on now and pay attention, we're going to bring up HDMI.