As far as we know, Chinese 3G network is just around the corner eagerly waiting to be tested during the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing next August. The largest carrier in the country, China Mobile, expects to finish building 3G networks in eight cities by the end of this year and at least 10 more by the time of Olympics.
As part of the its network rollout, China Mobile is testing multiple devices with one of them apparently running Windows Mobile 6. That’s certainly a good news for frequent business travelers to China, who at least from the start won’t be able to use their existing 3G smartphone in the “world’s fastest growing economy.” With the release of the first Windows Mobile devices in the country, they will be able to do their syncing via Chinese 3G network.
Apparently, the upcoming device supports both TD-SCDMA and GSM/GPRS networks, and boasts such things as 2.4″ touchscreen, 3 MP camera and microSD memory slot. The manufacturer is still unknown, but there are some clues pointing to Taiwan’s Inventec Appliances (IAC) and Zhejiang Holley Communications (Holley Comm). We’ll see…