TerreStar launches its Genus, the world’s first integrated cellular-satellite smartphone running WIndows Mobile 6.5 OS. Aim to bring satellite phone to the mainstream market the Genus is priced at $1,149.99. Looks just like an ordinary bar-type QWERTY smartphone, the Genus connects to both AT&T’s GSM / HSPA cellular network and TerreStar-1 satellite access.
The TerreStar Genus features a touchscreen, a QWERTY keyboard, and a 2 Megapixel caera with video recording. It supports Bluetooth, GPS and WiFi connectivity also. The Genus measures 4.7 inch x 2.5 inch x 0.8/0.6 inch and weighs 4.6oz.