HTC today launched three new devices from its Q4 2007 product portfolio. Here is more info:
"This trio of devices further cements HTC's position as an innovator, driving forward the development of devices that meet the needs of business and enterprise users. Each new handset showcases a tailored range of capabilities to support different types of users including those focused on cutting edge mobile computing to users that want powerful, feature-rich mobile messaging.
? HTC Shift ? the HTC Shift ushers in a new era in mobile computing as one of the first mobile computers globally to offer Microsoft Windows Vista and push email. Combining the power of Windows Vista with always-connected 3G/HSDPA connectivity, the HTC Shift delivers unparalleled functionality in a sleek, compact design. The HTC Shift is the first device to feature HTC's innovative new SnapVUE technology. SnapVUE provides instant access to emails, calendar, SMS messages and contacts, without the need to fully boot up the device which helps conserve power and extend battery life. Weighing just 800g and equipped with a 7" touch sensitive 'slide-n-tilt' screen, the HTC Shift is the new way to work effectively on the move.
? HTC S730 ? An enhanced version of the successful HTC S710 handset that launched earlier this year, the HTC S730 adds 3G/HSDPA and a 400MHz processor for those consumers and business professionals who want high speed connectivity. It's is a stylish and compact phone which features an auto-sliding QWERTY keyboard making it an ideal choice for the mobile professional who needs easy access to email, messaging and the internet while out of the office. The HTC S730 comes equipped with Windows Mobile 6 and 256MB Flash memory wrapped in a sleek gun-metal grey casing.
? HTC P6500 ? Designed for the enterprise market, the HTC P6500 is ideal for use in a range of vertical sectors, from logistics companies to hospitals and police forces. Incorporating a 3.5" screen, 3 mega pixel camera with auto focus and barcode and fingerprint scanning capabilities, it offers the ideal features to be overlaid with programmes tailored to meet the specific needs of each enterprise. The HTC P6500 is equipped with 256MB internal memory with the option to add up to 1GB in addition to two external SD card slots. This powerful specification set is supported by 3G/HSDPA connectivity as well as a GPS ensuring that the P6500 is a fully future-proofed and versatile mobile platform.
In addition to its new devices, HTC has developed a range of accessories that are compatible across all HTC devices for consumer's ease of use. These include the BH M200 (Bluetooth headset), HS U110 (3.5 mm audio adapter and headset), and the HS S200 (HTC standard stereo wired headset) to enable effective communications on the move.
The HTC Shift will be available across Europe from November this year, the HTC S730 from October and the HTC P6500 from November. All devices will be available through HTC's channel and specific operator partners.
More about the products
? Receive instant updates with always-on push email
? Incredible 2 days standby battery life ensures the HTC Shift won't let you down while you're on the move
? Instant access to key information at the touch of a button with HTC SnapVUE
? Revolutionary small form factor gives you portability without compromising mobility
? Powerful enough to provide you with the full Windows Vista experience
HTC Shift Specs:
Processor and Chipset- Intel Stealey 800MHz + 945GMS + ICH7U; Qualcomm MSM 7200, 400MHz Operating System- Windows Vista Business Memory- RAM: 1GB DDR2 microDIMM RAM for Vista + 64 MB for SnapVUE ROM: 128 MB for SnapVUE Hard Disk 1.8-inch 40 GB or 60 GB hard disk (manufacturer's option)
Dimension- 207 mm (L) x 129 mm (W) x 25 mm (T) Weight- 800g with battery
Display- 7-inch, 800 x 480 TFT-LCD display with adjustable screen angle and touch-sensitive screen
Network- HSDPA/UMTS: Tri-band 850, 1900, 2100 MHz HSDPA: Up to 3.6Mbps for download and 384kbps for upload UMTS: Up to 384kbps for download and upload GSM/GPRS/EDGE: Quad-band 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz (The device will operate on frequencies available from the cellular network)
Keyboard- Slide-out QWERTY keyboard Mouse Control Left/right mouse buttons and microPad
Wireless Connections- Bluetooth 2.0 Wi-Fi. IEEE 802.11 b/g
GPS- Standalone GPS
I/O Ports- 1 USB 2.0, VGA out, and 3.5mm stereo audio out with microphone Card Slots 1.8/3V USIM/SIM card slot SDIO slot with hotswap functionality
Security- Fingerprint sensor
Web Camera- Color CMOS VGA camera for videoconferencing
Audio- Built-in microphone and dual speakers
Battery- 2700 mAh rechargeable Lithium-ion polymer battery Vista operating time: Up to 2 hours SnapVUE standby time (push e-mail enabled): Up to 53 hours SnapVUE standby time (push e-mail disabled): Up to 11 days
AC Adapter- Voltage range/frequency: 90 ~ 265V AC, 47/63Hz DC output: 12Vdc, 3A max.
? Instant access to Outlook email, calendar, contacts and more with Windows Mobile 6
? Take your office with you - download, view and edit your documents
? Compact phone with auto-slide QWERTY full keyboard for easy typing
? See key information at a glance with Live HTC Home
? Enjoy super-fast always-on connectivity with worldwide 3G and Wi-Fi access
HTC S730 Specs:
Processor- Qualcomm MSM 7200, 400MHz Operating System- Microsoft Windows Mobile 6 Standard Memory- ROM: 256MB RAM: 64MB SDRAM
Dimension- 105.8 mm (L) X 51 mm (W) X 19.4 mm (T) Weight- 150g with battery
Display- 2.4-inch transmissive LCD with white backlight LED 320 X 240 dots resolution with 65K colors Supports portrait and landscape modes (keyboard open)
Network- HSDPA/UMTS: 2100 MHz GSM/GPRS/EDGE: Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz) (The device will operate on frequencies available from the cellular network)
Device Control- 5-Way navigation pad Keyboard Slide-out QWERTY keyboard
Connectivity- Bluetooth 2.0 with EDR Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 b/g HTC ExtUSB (11-pin mini-USB and audio jack in one)
Camera- Main camera: 2 megapixel CMOS color camera Second camera: VGA color camera
Audio- Built-in microphone and speaker Ring tone supported formats: MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA, WAV, and AMR-NB
Battery- 1,050 mAh rechargeable Li-Ion Polymer battery
Standby time: Up to 290 hours for GSM Up to 388 hours for UMTS
Talk time: Up to 318 minutes for GSM Up to 210 minutes for UMTS