Ilse Jurriën : June 4th 2008 - 14:50 CET
HTC Touch Pro
HTC Touch Pro mobile phone : A new generation business phone has been announced by HTC; the HTC Touch Pro (earlier mentioned on the internet under the name 'HTC Raphael'). The HTC Touch Pro utilizes similar styling and functionality of the highly anticipated Touch Diamond and introduces a variety of business-focused enhancements that make getting work done on the go quick and easy. HTC has taken a great leap forward in touch screen innovation with its 3D touch interface called TouchFLO 3D. HTC TouchFLO 3D provides a stunningly intuitive way to zip through common tasks like messaging, calendar appointments or making calls with just one touch. Delve a little deeper to find that your music, photos, contacts and surfing the web are also responsive to the touch.|
Five-row QWERTY keyboard incorporated in HTC Touch Pro
In addition to the HTC TouchFLO 3D technology, the Touch Pro includes a new innovative touch-sensitive control for device interaction. Like the Touch Diamond, Touch Pro is crafted with precision to fit comfortably in a user's hand and brings together elegant touch screen response with the direct precision of HTC's trademark sliding keyboard design. Introducing a new five-row QWERTY keyboard layout that makes typing-intensive tasks like composing email or working on Microsoft Office documents quick and easy. Built-in TV-out functionality means users can deliver the perfect PowerPoint presentation from the HTC Touch Pro.
HTC Touch Pro delivers new mobile Internet experience
With the introduction of HTC Touch Diamond and HTC Touch Pro, HTC delivers an entirely new mobile Internet experience that utilizes broadband-like speeds with HSDPA 7.2 Mbps and wireless connectivity. Committed to improving Web browsing, HTC provides a new customized mobile Web browser that enables easy viewing and effortless navigation of Websites in the way they are designed to be viewed on a PC. As part of this browsing experience users can zoom and pan Websites with one-hand and automatically view optimized content that has been specially created to fit the display. Turning the device sideways automatically rotates the web page view from a portrait to landscape view.
Use HTC Touch Pro to watch YouTube videos
In addition to Web browsing, the Touch Pro includes an HTC-developed, YouTube application for watching a variety of user generated video content as well as including Google Maps for mobile for mapping and traffic data.
HTC Touch Pro mobile phone with camera functionality
The HTC Touch Pro delivers an unrivalled combination of features and functionality. The 2.8 inch display provides near-print quality viewing that enables beautiful Web browsing and viewing of photographs. The built-in camera includes an optical auto-focus lens that ensures the photos you take will be clear and consistent. Advanced wireless and auto sensor screen pivoting are just a few of the features that make the HTC Touch Pro experience a stand out.
HTC Touch Pro & Touch Diamond mobile phones
"The HTC Touch Pro and Touch Diamond have created a new generation of HTC touch devices that make the promise of the one-hand, one-touch mobile Internet a reality," said Peter Chou, president and CEO, HTC Corp. "HTC Touch Pro is for those customers that demand the ease of use and enjoyment of TouchFLO 3D and want the styling of the Touch Diamond but also need the powerful mobile business experience that HTC delivers."
HTC Touch Pro Features
• Size: 102 x 51 x 18.05mm
• Weight: 165 g
• Connectivity: WCDMA / HSPA: 900/2100MHz. HSDPA 7.2 Mbps
• Operating system: Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional
• Display: 2.8-inch VGA touch screen
• Camera: 3.2MP, with the second VGA camera for video calling
• Internal memory: 512 MB flash, 288 MB RAM
• Expansion Slot: microSD memory card (SD 2.0 compatible)
• Keyboard: Slide-out 5 row QWERTY keyboard
• Bluetooth: 2.0 with EDR
• Wireless: WiFi 802.11b/g
• GPS: GPS / AGPS
• Interface: HTC ExtUSB (11-pin mini-USB 2.0 audio jack & TV out in one)
• Battery: 1340 mAh
• Talk time: GSM: up to 8 hours
• Standby time: GSM: up to two-weeks
• Chipset: Qualcomm MSM 7201A 528MHz
HTC Touch Pro Price & Availability
The HTC Touch Pro will be available to customers across all major European, Asian and the Middle East markets in late summer. The North American and Latin American versions of Touch Pro will be available later in 2008.
HTC Touch Pro Accessories
HTC also announces multiple accessories that will be made available for the Touch Diamond and Touch Pro including a similarly designed desktop cradle and travel charger accessory pack as well as an extended battery and slim collapsible case for the HTC Touch Diamond.