Helio browser user agent?

Is anyone using a Helio cellphone? I am trying to get their browser’s user agent to get autodetected on osnews, but there is nowhere such information. I saw a Helio device at Fry’s store on Sunday and its UI was pretty buggy but definitely sweet-looking. It has drop-down menus like normal desktop applications, even if the user interface is softkey-based. Some rumors want Apple working with Helio (though I don’t believe them).

Update: I got the info from Helio’s support. The user agent is:
Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0; Google Wireless Transcoder;)
Apparently they are using Google’s proxy to make ALL the requested pages “mobilized”. Which means that all pages, including mobile pages, will look bad on their browser.

Helio’s main menu

Other devices that I am on the look out for their user agents are the Sony Mylo, Archos 604 (with WiFi) and Amp’d cellphones (although I think that these don’t have a browser at all yet). Please email me if you have such a device and send me its user agent (which you can find by visiting www.osnews.com/ua.php with your device’s browser).

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Dennis wrote on September 24th, 2006 at 6:20 AM PST:

I’ve got an Amp’d Motorola e816 “Hollywood”. It uses Novarra’s N-Web browser. It’s a BREW app implementing a proxy based “full” web browser similar to Opera Mini in concept. It can display pages of almost unlimited size, supports javascript and at least some css. It supports some wml but blows up on wml forms. Display generally looks pretty good but the UI is lousy (no page down or T9 entry).
It sends a generic Mozilla UA:
Mozilla/5.0 [en] (Windows NT 5.0; U) but can be identified by either of the following headers:

HTTP_VIA: 1.1 novarra.com:3128 (squid /2.5.STABLE6)


I can browse osnews.com w/o error but it brings up the PC version and you have to scroll forever one line at a time to reach the content.

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