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HTC Magic Android Phone Available in Taiwan Starting May 2009
      #33177 - 04/30/09 03:24 PM

Taiwan's leading operator Chunghwa Telecom and HTC today unveiled the world's first traditional Chinese-language Android-powered mobile phone, the HTC Magic. The HTC Magic will be available on various price plans offering CHT customers an unbeatable mobile internet experience. Here is more info:

"Providing broad flexibility for personalization

The HTC Magic has a 3.2" HVGA touch screen display and features a trackball for easy access, a 3.2 mega-pixel camera and GPS. It also provides access to Android Market, where users can find and download unique applications to expand and personalize their phone to fit their lifestyle.

?HTC is proud to launch the world?s first mobile phone powered by Android. The introduction of HTC Magic represents another demonstration of HTC?s leading position in mobile technology, mobile entertainment, and highly personalized mobile devices. It is our ambition to fulfill the needs of various types of customers. Also, we are very pleased to partner with CHT to offer local customers a superior mobile internet experience,? said Peter Chou, President and CEO, HTC Corporation.

?CHT is delighted to collaborate with HTC again in launching the world?s first traditional Chinese-language device powered by Android, the HTC Magic. We offer a variety of mobile services far more than just voice. Through our popular mPro services, with a simple click on the home screen, HTC Magic users can access a broad range of information including the latest news, stocks, weather and horoscopes. mPro also allows users to synchronize Exchange mail, calendar and contacts with their PC. In addition, through Hami services on the home screen tailored for the HTC Magic, users can enjoy a ticketing and ringback tone sampling service, or watching highlights of important SBL or NBA games. CHT aims not only to enrich customers? personal lives but also get their work done!? said Dr. Shyue-Ching Lu Chairman & CEO of CHT.

Superior support and unbeatable mobile internet experience

HTC Magic features a trackball with zoom in/out function for easy navigation and internet browsing. It also provides popular Google applications such as Google SearchTM and Google MapsTM.

Multiple email options

The HTC Magic offers a variety of email options such as Gmail, POP3 and IMAP as well as Google Talk for instant messaging. It helps users to separate their personal and work emails for efficient communication.

Android Market

From Android Market HTC Magic users can search and download unique applications such as MP3 applications, calendar, Skype, and mobile phone games to expand and personalize their phone to fit their lifestyle.

The HTC Magic is scheduled to be available in Taiwan from May 2009 with the suggested price of NT$20,900. Customers can ensure that they are the first to receive information about the HTC Magic?s availability, pricing and pre-ordering by registering their interest via CHT?s website from today. HTC will also deliver a series of HTC Magic consumer experience gatherings starting from May."


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