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Windows Mobile
Compare Windows Mobile 6 to Mobile 5

Windows Mobile® 6 represents the next major release for Windows Mobile powered devices. It builds on the features and functionality of Windows Mobile 5.0 creating a better, more secure platform. Windows Mobile 6 delivers advanced mobile communications, increased mobile productivity and integrated mobile business performance with a consistent and familiar Microsoft® software experience. Microsoft has set its sights on capturing back some of Blackberry’s market share and WM6 gives it its best chance yet. If you want see our comparison of Microsoft vs Blackberry click here, and below we show you the primary differences between WM5 and WM6

Windows Mobile 5 vs. Windows Mobile 6

In addition to the many new features of Windows Mobile 6, there have been major enhancements to features of Windows Mobile 5.0. Below you will find comparative information on the two versions.


Feature
WM 5.0 WM 6 Description
Mobile Messaging
E-mail Setup Wizard Better discoverability of e-mail messaging setup and settings.
Exchange Server Search Search Microsoft Exchange mailbox on server for items that match specified criteria.
HTML Support Receive, view, compose and send e-mail in HTML format.
SharePoint Access Open SharePoint links to documents stored on SharePoint servers, linked in HTML e-mail.
Outlook E-mail Message Flag Assign, mark complete and clear flags from both the e-mail inbox list view and e-mail read view.
Smart Filter in Messaging Limit the number of e-mail messages that are displayed in the e-mail list view to only those that match filter criteria from the user.
Hardware Shortcuts Designed for both 12-key and 30-key equipped devices, for a core set of functions in both e-mail inbox list view and email read view.
Information Rights Management Receive, reply to, forward and compose Information Rights Management (IRM) protected mail.
Time Management
Tasks Support Added full synchronization capability support for WM 6 Standard devices.
Calendar Views Usability and visual appeal of the calendar view vastly enhanced.
Meeting Attendees\ Status View acceptance status of all attendees in the meeting view.
Appointment Requests

Indicate conflicting or adjacent meetings, allow mobile users to check their calendar for requested time-slot, delete meeting request from Inbox deletes calendar entry, edit response to a meeting request.

Out-of-Office Assistant Retrieve and set Out-of-Office (OOF) status, along with OOF message.
Reply\Forward Appointments Forward appointments to additional meeting attendees right from your device.
Networking
Internet Sharing Share your mobile device internet access with a PC via USB or Bluetooth in only a couple of clicks.
Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) Defines procedures and protocols for sending high quality (stereo) audio data to peer Bluetooth devices.
Platform
Microsoft® Office Mobile Available for both Standard and Professional devices, Office Mobile is one of the key differentiating features of Windows Mobile 6 powered devices.
Internet Explorer® Mobile Significant enhancements made to the browser experience (support for HTML, Ajax support and address bar, hardware navigation, download improvements).
Windows LiveTM

Windows Live is the premier services’ offering for Windows Mobile 6 powered devices that unifies the user’s information, helps them pursue interests and deepen the relationships that enrich their life.

Voice Command Voice Command is now available as an option for Windows Mobile 6 powered devices, and has been upgraded to v1.6 in this release.
Windows Mobile Update Provide a foundation to help keep Windows Mobile 6 powered devices more secure and fully up to date.
Windows Mobile Marketplace Marketplace delivering applications and content to Windows Mobile 6 powered devices over-the-air.
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