I'd a swore he had a regular phone.
I have a Treo 700p. (700p == Palm OS, 700w == Windows Embedded) I'll not have a 700w.
I like it well enough, its not an iPhone, but I like it all the same.
Especially if you look at the previous post here... regarding Opera Mini.
They ain't cheap.
Blackberry deices are pretty much the same. With Opera Mini you get the full internet, not a "WAP" enabled web.