Mobile reported on Friday, that the HTC Shift gets another delay in the U.S.
but it's on track for Europe: "they [HTC] say the UMPC should be shipping in
Europe and Asia in about a week". Now I got an E-Mail from Amazon Germany
where the HTC Shift was shifted again.
Initially planned for a release in late November, Amazon shifted the shipping
later to early December, followed by December 11 but now Amazon gives an
estimated shipping date of 08.02.2008 (which is still estimated and still not
That's too bad and I wonder which problems HTC faces? Is it the hardware
quality for a new kind of devices HTC has less experience, is it the software
integration (Windows Vista, stripped Windows Mobile), or both? Is HTC missing a
windows of opportunity? What do you think?
Have you also preordered the HTC Shift and what do you plan to do now?
Cheers ~ Arne