Affordable Mega-Features from the new HTC Touch 2

HTC Touch2The HTC Touch 2 gets launched this October 6th and should appear in European and Asian markets thereafter.  No price information yet.  But if the rumours about the HTC Mega are correct, this will be mid-priced HTC touchscreen smartphone with a more modest feature set than its flagship big brother the HTC Touch Pro2.  So far, the speculated looks and feature set of the HTC mobile phone code-named Mega have proven to be accurate with the official release of the HTC Touch 2.

A Power Phone on a Budget

With a powerful Qualcomm MSM7227 processor clocked at 528MHz, the new HTC handset is the first of its line to run the newest Windows Mobile 6.5 Pro.  With it you get true multitasking and a feature set that is at par with the best smartphones out there costing more.  You can do just about anything need to on the desktop right in the palm of your hands.

  • Its quad-band GSM and dual band WCDMA/HSPA smartphone with a compact 104 x 55 x 12.0 mm weighing just 110 grams.
  • There’s a large 2.8 inch QVGA TFT LCD touchscreen that supports 65k color-depth and a 3.2 megapixel fixed focus camera.
  • AGPS antenna/A-GPS, Bluetooth 2.1+ EDR and A2DP, Wi-Fi 902.11b/g and a 3.5mm headphone jack come standard with the handset.
  • The newest Windows Mobile 6.5 delivers true Multitasking on a handset.
  • You get exclusive and secure access to the Microsoft Marketplace that has the apps, games and media content you need down the road as well as the Windows My Phone that enables online back-up and syncing services.
  • There’s the upgraded Internet Explorer Mobile that enable desktop-quality look and feel for your browsing need.
  • Its TouchFLO UI allows instant access to your favourite apps, media content and games right form the homescreen
  • You get 512 MB ROM and a 256 BM RAM that’s expandable with its microSD slot,
  • The handset is powered be a Lithium-ion 1100mAh battery for up to 440m of talk time in GSM mode and standby time of 370 hours.


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