Microsoft announces Peabody

Feb 14 2005 - 07:03 AM ET | Smartphone
3GSM World Congress -- Microsoft and Flextronics announced Peabody, a new mobile phone platform. Peabody phones will be GSM based and will run Windows Mobile software. bq. Available only to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Peabody is a low-cost, feature-rich Original Design & Manufacture (ODM) platform developed by both companies. Peabody can be brought to market quickly, cost-effectively and at high volumes. No OEMs have announced plans to use the Peabody design so far.