Those familiar with i-Mate know that they re-badge and re-brand HTC phones into i-Mate ones. Despite naming them horrible names like the i-Mate JAM, i-Mate KJAM, and now the i-Mate JAQ, their phones actually sell fairly decently to Americans who can't wait to get the latest Windows Mobile 5 technology. Now, i-Mate has the JAQ, which looks to us to be a re-branded HTC Excalibur, but the specs don't match quite up.
Sure, they both have the TI OMAP850 200MHz processor, but the JAQ has a 2.8-inch screen compared to the 2.4-inch stated on HTC's roadmap for the Excalibur. The button layout is also a little bit different, with vertically elongated keys and a horizontal layout for the call row.
Other features after the jump.
- operating system: Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0
- processor: TI OMAP850 200Mhz
- RAM / ROM [MB]: 64/128
- display: 2.8 inch 320x240 (QVGA) TFT LCD 64K colors
- weight: 160g (with battery)
- dimensions: 122mm x 71mm x 22mm
- card slot: mini SD
- wireless: IrDA, Bluetooth v1.2
- battery: 1440 mAh Li-Ion