the world's leading provider of Windows Mobile devices, today launched the HTC
P4350 - better known as HTC Herald - which will be released throughout Europe,
the Middle East, and Africa in early December.
Complementing existing HTC devices, the HTC P4350 is just 17mm thick and
features a semi-automatic sliding full QWERTY keypad. The slim and compact form
factor hosts a large internal memory - 128 MB ROM and 64 MB RAM, ensuring the
handset delivers a full "office in your pocket" experience for business users on
Especially designed for easy messaging, the HTC P4350 features Windows
Mobile 5.0 Direct push E-Mail technology, internet browsing, and synchronization
with Microsoft Outlook Calendar, Contacts, Pocket MSN, and a TI OMAP 200 MHz
application processor. The ability to work on applications in the Microsoft
Office suite such, as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and view PDF documents, makes
editing a breeze. Multimedia-wise, the HTC P4350 is sporting a 2 megapixel
camera for photos and videos.
A microSD slot ensures data transfer is simple - anytime, anywhere. The HTC
P4350 demonstrates HTC's continued dedication to sleek form factors. The compact
device boasts a 2.8'' color display with a touch-screen and a landscape view
screen enables perfect viewing of E-Mail, internet, and video. A 5-way
navigation control ensures easy operation and weighing just 168 g (battery
included), maximum functionality is offered in a compact case.
The stylish, quadband Pocket PC Phone Edition keeps users connected worldwide.
Supporting GSM/GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 2.0, connectivity options are
extensive giving users a rich internet browsing, messaging, and multimedia
"With the HTC P4350 we've managed to package HTC's tremendously
successful signature slide-out full
QWERTY keypad design into one of our slimmest PDA Phones yet. We believe
this device will be a big hit
with the fast growing community of business and consumer mobile e-mail and
messaging fans." said
Florian Seiche, vice president of HTC Europe and the Middle East.
The HTC P4350 was launched at the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX),
which runs from November 18 to November 22, 2006, in Dubai, United Arab
Emirates. The HTC P4350 will retail for AED 2699 (around US$ 735).
According to Smartphone-Web, Vodafone Germany and Netherlands is also expected to launch the
HTC Herald (under which name ever) in December this year.
UPDATE: For some reasons, the online press release misses the part with the Vodafone launch while the E-Mail press release includes it. Anyway, looks like it is confirmed that Vodafone will launch the Herald in Germany and the Netherlands as well.
Cheers ~ Arne