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HTC Unveils the HTC Touch2 Smartphone Running Windows Mobile 6.5
      09/02/09 04:07 PM

HTC today introduced the HTC Touch2, a compact and stylish smartphone that is one of the first Windows phones. The HTC Touch2 will run the new Windows Mobile 6.5 and has the Qualcomm MSM7225 528 MHz processor with 512 MB of ROM and 256 MB of RAM. The smartphone has a 2.8-inch touch screen and a 3.2 megapixel camera. Here is more info on the HTC Touch2:

The HTC Touch2 includes a variety of HTC enhancements including TouchFLO, an enhanced user interface that includes integrated weather updates and quick touch access to a variety of the most popular applications. In addition, the Touch2 includes Google Maps for Mobile, YouTube and more.

As a new Windows phone, the HTC Touch2 showcases the powerful messaging, browsing and productivity capabilities delivered by Windows Mobile 6.5. Offering a best in class e-mail experience complete with the ability to synchronize with Microsoft Exchange, you have the ability to check and manage multiple email accounts.

With the re-designed Internet Explorer Mobile, the Touch2 accurately displays desktop style Web pages, allowing people to experience content in the way it is meant to be viewed. The HTC Touch2 includes a zoom bar for reflowing text to an optimum size. In addition, you can pan and zoom to find and enjoy what you are looking for more easily. Internet Explorer Mobile also supports Adobe Flash, enabling Flash video content, like YouTube, to be viewed easily.

With a Windows phone you can now easily find and download a wide variety of applications onto the HTC Touch2 via the new Windows Marketplace for Mobile. Microsoft?s new My Phone service enables you to automatically back up and synch photos, music, contacts and text messages for free from the Touch2 to the web.

HTC Touch Specs:

Qualcomm MSM7225, 528 MHz

Operating System
Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional

ROM: 512 MB
RAM: 256 MB

Dimensions (LxWxT)
104 X 55 X 12.9 mm (4.1 X 2.16 X 0.51 inches)

110 grams (4 ounces) with battery

2.8-inch TFT-LCD touch-sensitive screen with QVGA resolution


* Europe/Asia: 900/2100 MHz
* Up to 384 kbps up-link and 7.2 Mbps down-link speeds

Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE:

* Europe/Asia: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

Device Control
Zoom bar

Internal GPS antenna

Bluetooth 2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate and A2DP for wireless stereo headsets
Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 b/g
3.5 mm audio jack
HTC ExtUSB (11-pin mini-USB 2.0)

3.2 megapixel color camera with fixed focus

Audio supported formats

Video supported formats
WMV, ASF, MP4, 3GP, 3G2, M4V, AVI

Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery
Capacity: 1100 mAh
Talk time:
* Up to 370 minutes for WCDMA
* Up to 440 minutes for GSM

Standby time:
* Up to 500 hours for WCDMA
* Up to 370 hours for GSM

Expansion Slot
microSD memory card (SD 2.0 compatible)

The HTC Touch2 will initially be available to customers on October 6 with broad availability in a variety of European and Asian markets in early Q4 2009.


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