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Mike Temporale
07-30-2007, 04:30 PM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.theunwired.net/?itemid=4017' target='_blank'>http://www.theunwired.net/?itemid=4017</a><br /><br /></div><em>&quot;This is the most interesting news for Samsung SGH-i600 owners and something historic for Samsung Windows Mobile devices! The Korean mobile phone manufacture just released the long awaited (and never officially announced) Windows Mobile 6 Standard ROM upgrade for its bestselling Samsung SGH-i600 and it's available for free for European i600 owners! While it's actually available for certain countries only (Netherlands and Russia) other localized versions will follow soon (incl. France, Germany, Italy and the U.K.). Furthermore I got the word that all upcoming i600s will be sold with Windows Mobile 6 pre-installed!&quot;<br /><br /></em><img title="User submitted image" alt="User submitted image" src="http://www.smartphonethoughts.com/images/Temporale-20070730-SamsungUpdate.jpg" /><br /><br />This is exciting news, but don't get too excited yet. It's only for the i600 sold in the Netherlands and Russia. It is not recommended that you install this on your Cingular BlackJack since there are significant hardware differences between these versions. On the plus side, this is exactly how we expected the update would be rolled out. Hopefully it won't be long until we see the i607 version released. :) If you have the i600 and your phone is in the above mentioned locations, you can download the ROM from <a href="http://www.samsungmobile.com/promotion/i600/index.jsp">here.</a>

07-30-2007, 10:58 PM
Let us hope that Cingular will follow suit in short order.

Jerry Raia
07-30-2007, 11:21 PM
I hope so too, it will be easier to sell my BlackJack that way. :D

07-31-2007, 02:02 PM
Well if my dealings with AT&T, (old and new) are anything like how they plan on rolling out the WM6 ROM update, then we are in for a crappy experience. :)

07-31-2007, 02:49 PM
Sloppy or not, I just want to see an announcement regarding a release date. I'm tired of the June, July, August, now September rumors.

And by the way, where is our "i6XX" with WiFi and GPS?