Sprint announced today that it will be the first U.S. carrier to be offering the Motorola ES400S EDA, which stands for Enterprise Digital Assistant. While Motorola’s consumer division is rapidly rolling out Android-based smartphones, the enterprise division is still working on Microsoft’s Windows Mobile products that will target corporate and vertical markets. The rugged EDA could be obtained for $499.99 for qualifying business customers at the end of October, or for $549.99 with a new or upgraded two-year contract.
The Motorola ES400S for Sprint features:
- Customizable Motorola Enterprise User Interface (MEUI) makes business-critical information and functions available with one key press. Includes enterprise-specific enhancements like photo annotation
- Enterprise-class security including built-in Biometric fingerprint reader
- Durable construction to withstand dust, drops and bumps, with certifications for MIL-STD 810G, for a 4-foot drop, and IP42 sealing specifications
- 3-inch VGA touchscreen
- 3.2 MP camera with red line aimer for easy barcode scanning and one-button push-to-scan for one- and two-dimensional barcode reading
- Wi-Fi/802.11 a/b/g with Enterprise Security
- 1 GB ROM/256 MB RAM
- CDMA EVDO Rev. A for domestic service and HSPA/GSM for international roaming
- VoIP ready
- Battery: 1540 mAh standard battery and 3080 mAh extended battery (sold separately)
The device runs on Windows Mobile 6.5.3.