AT&T have released the Ogo handset which costs $130 and the only feature it has is messaging. The Ogo allows subscribers to send emails, instant messages and text messages at a nominal price.
The Ogo which competes with Blackberry have brightly coloured display screens and clamshell design it is clearly for youths. The 115mm x 75 mm x 25 mm unit opens up to present a 4000-colour screen and keyboard, and provides 2.5 hours of usage time with 120 hours standby.
A monthly subscription for Ogo starts at $17.99 for one account and $3 for extra accounts. Users get unlimited incoming and outgoing email and instant messages. The supported providers are Yahoo, MSN & AOL.