WinMo 6.5 Upgrade Gets Confirmed For Toshiba TG01

The Toshiba TG01 is already a powerhouse of a device with it’s 1GHz Snap Dragon processor, Windows Mobile 6.1 platform and impressive hardware features. Now the TG01 is getting even better with a free upgrade to Windows Mobile 6.5

The upgrade can be downloaded directly from the official Toshiba website. To upgrade users will just need to download the upgrade to their computer, plug in their TG01 via USB cable and let the process begin.

Any new TG01 purchases from this point moving forward will automatically feature the WinMo 6.5 platform.

Here’s Toshiba’s Official Press Release:

Toshiba TG01 Windows phone made available in co-ordination with release of Windows MobileR 6.5 operating system

London, UK, 6th October 2009 – To coincide with the release of Windows Mobile® 6.5, Toshiba Information Systems (UK) Ltd, Mobile Communications Division, today announces the retail availability of the TG01 Windows® phone, a variant of its innovative TG01 featuring the new Windows Mobile® 6.5 operating system.

The arrival of Windows Mobile® 6.5 and Toshiba’s immediate adoption of the platform for the TG01 sees the handset become a fully-certified Windows® phone; the updated TG01 Windows® phone is available in stores across Europe from today. Toshiba customers who have previously purchased the TG01 will also be entitled to an upgrade to the new Windows Mobile® 6.5, free of charge.

The launch of the TG01 Windows® phone means users will be able to enjoy all the benefits of Windows Mobile® 6.5, including a new Home screen and a finger-friendly start menu. Designed to offer fun and interactive navigation between applications, Windows Mobile® 6.5 provides users with faster access to the handset’s plethora of features.

An update to the new Windows Mobile® 6.5 operating system for existing owners of TG01 is available for download from Toshiba’s website: