i-mate working on ruggedized Hummer smartphone?

Remember i-mate? Well, it appears that they have at least one new model in the pipeline, according to The Boy Genius. The i-mate Hummer (codename?) may not be win any beauty awards but it does bring a few interesting characteristics to the table.

It would appear that the i-mate Hummer will be a ruggedized, water-resistant device, powered by Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard. It features a QWERTY thumb keyboard and is expected to come with UMTS/HSDPA connectivity, a 2.5-inch display, Wi-Fi, and a 2MP camera.

There are no details on release dates, carriers, or pricing at this time.

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