The Dopod C500 smartphone has been released. (press release)
As you can see from its photo, the C500’s unique design has a numeric keypad as well as a "semi-auto" slide-out QWERTY keyboard. It offers up to EDGE speeds in data transfer, and like the C730 it comes with Windows Mobile 6 Standard.
This device has already been released in Europe as the HTC S710 (HTC Vox).