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HTC unveils Q4 2007 device line-up

2 October 2007 by
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HTC has launched four new devices from its Q4 2007 product portfolio. HTC Touch Dual with keyboard, HTC S730, HTC Shift with Windows Vista and HTC P6500

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.

Florian Seiche, Vice President of HTC Europe, commented: "We are extremely proud of HTC's reputation as a leading innovator in the mobility space, providing high-quality products to exceed the needs of our diverse end-users," said Florian Seiche, vice president, HTC Europe. "This Q4 line up exemplifies the breadth of HTC’s portfolio – setting new standards with the ground-breaking HTC Shift and extending the choice of devices that we offer to our business user audience."

"We want customers to be able to do more with their phone. As a leading supplier of Windows Mobile phones, HTC delivers a wide choice of devices with familiar Microsoft applications and services," said Scott Horn, general manager, Microsoft Mobile Communications Business. "We’re excited about these latest additions to HTC's expanding portfolio because customers have the flexibility of finding the right Windows Mobile phone to suit their style at work, at home or on the go". 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
 
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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.

  • 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 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 S730

  • 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 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.

  • Open Windows Mobile 6 Professional platform facilitates the simple installation of industry applications
  • Offers high speed Internet connectivity which is up to nine times faster than 3G
  • Auto-focus 3 mega-pixel camera captures images and enables applications such as 2D barcode and business card reader
  • Fingerprint ID sensor secures device and critical data
  • Remote wipe capability enables the remote clearing of all data from device and storage cards if lost or stolen
  • Dual SDIO interface provides two SDIO ports for memory card storage or accessory connection

HTC Touch Dual
HTC Touch DualThe HTC Touch Dual follows HTC's heritage of bringing a new level of simplicity to the powerful and feature rich device experience that today’s mobile users demand. Taking a design cue from the stylish HTC Touch, the HTC Touch Dual adds high speed 3G/HSDPA connectivity and a slide out keypad into a thin and narrow device designed for easy typing. The HTC Touch Dual is the second device to feature HTC's TouchFLO, the same gesture-recognition technology as that in the HTC Touch™, but now with new functionali tyincluding the ability to view photo slideshows using on-screen controls and to zoom and rotate images with only one hand. TouchFLO also allows enhanced finger touch scrolling and browsing of web pages, documents, messages and contact lists.

  • Size: 107 x 55 x 15.8 mm
  • Weight: 120 g
  • Connectivity: WCDMA/HSDPA: 2100 MHz/GSM/EDGE: 900/1800/1900 MHz
  • Operating system: Windows Mobile 6 Professional
  • Display: 2.6-inch QVGA flat touch screen
  • Camera: 2 megapixel plus front facing camera for video calling
  • Internal memory: 256 MB flash, 128 MB RAM
  • Removable memory: microSDTM slot
  • Bluetooth: 2.0 with EDR
  • Interface: HTC ExtUSBTM (mini-USB and audio jack in one; USB 2.0 Full-Speed)
  • Battery: 1100 mAh
  • Talk time: WCDMA: up to 240 minutes, GSM: up to 360 minutes
  • Standby time: WCDMA: up to 150 hours, GSM: up to 250 hours
  • Chipset: Qualcomm MSM7200, 400 MHz

 

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Comments
On 24 Oct 04:51 spidermonkey wrote
how come all their cameras dont have flash???!!! seems like waste of all other features..... still w960 for me!!!
On 7 Oct 12:19 Me wrote
Anyone got any ideas of release dates, especially of the s730
On 5 Oct 03:13 OD wrote
Touch screen AND slider technology, a great marvell of design. Well done HTC. I am in mobile heaven!!!!!!
On 4 Oct 06:06 Gerry wrote
seriously, Marcel. you can not tell the difference between 65k and 252k so what's the problem? people annoy the hell out of me when they say things like "only 2mp camera? no way!!" who cares? very few people actually use their phone cams and those that do and need the best quallity they can, usually go for a cam/phone hybrid... but seriously?? you're moaning about a 65k screen?? you're probably the type of guy that buys a phone and says to all your friends "hey everyone, my phone does this, this, this... etc" then never use them.
On 3 Oct 22:41 Marcel wrote
I have a question. Is it true that all this devices hava 65K colors?! In this case, very sorry HTC....
On 3 Oct 11:49 kelly wrote
As a sonyericsson fan,it is really painful to see facinating product that are not sonyericsson's, am really falling for htc
On 3 Oct 11:48 TheMaxxx wrote
From an industrial designer’s point of view, a jump back in prehistoric times -
On 2 Oct 23:17 Gerry wrote
I really like the Touch Slide (Dual) but they lack a qwerty keyboard and a flash for the cam make it just shy of a perfect buy for me. i'm very interested in the HTC kaiser (TyTn II) but Orange seem to be taking their time releasing it. after being hugely disappointed with Nokia and SE's current flagship smartphones, i'm very much looking to purchase a HTC windows mobile as my next phone. the LG viewty (KU990) is probably the only thing that would tempt me away, but it's not a smartphone nore does it have a qwerty keyboard.
On 2 Oct 20:01 gizmo wrote
Interesting devices with the touch dual being the most appealing to me.
On 2 Oct 18:26 Geezay wrote
Now that's what I'm talking about! SE, are you looking? Look and learn!

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