Mark Peters : March 1st 2011 - 11:30 CET
HTC Arrive Windows Phone 7 : Available from Sprint on March 20, the HTC Arrive Smartphone offers the Windows Phone 7, glance-and-go experience combined with an innovative design that features a sliding full QWERTY keyboard and tilt-up display. The new HTC Arrive Windows Smartphone has a unique start screen with Hubs that gives users easy access to their most valuable content. Customizable Live Tiles come to life with real-time updates from the Internet. Depending on the app, the Live Tiles might show pending messages and appointments, news and weather, or game notifications or friend status - all continuously updated. It also lets the user customize people, apps, playlists, pictures, and other favourites to the start screen.|
HTC Arrive features
• Qualcomm 1GHz Snapdragon processor
• 3.6 inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen
• 5 Megapixel auto focus camera with flash
• Full HTML internet browser
• Windows Phone Marketplace
• Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
• 720p HD camcorder function
• 16GB internal memory
• Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n)
HTC Arrive Hubs
• People Hub brings together relevant content based on the person.
• Games Hub is an official Xbox LIVE experience on a phone.
• Pictures Hub houses your entire collection and makes it easy to share pictures.
• Music / videos Hub is an anytime multimedia entertainment center.
• Marketplace Hub allows to update the phone with applications and games.
• Office Hub brings productivity software to your Smartphone.
HTC Arrive price
The new HTC Arrive Windows 7 phone will be available beginning March 20, for just $199.99 with a new two-year service agreement or eligible upgrade and after a $100 mail-in rebate (taxes not included) in all Sprint retail channels, including the internet and Telesales. HTC Arrive requires activation on one of Sprint’s Everything Data plans, plus a required $10 Premium Data add-on charge for Smartphones.
HTC Arrive review availability
As soon as we receive a HTC Arrive test sample, we will publish a photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive HTC Arrive review.