partnership announcement between HTC Cooperation and China Mobile, the
Chinese carrier also unveiled the first handset which takes benefit from the
partnership: It's the HTC Qilin which will be sold under Dopod's brand as the
T8388. The Qilin will be powered by a TI OMAP 3430 CPU at 600 MHz and will run
on Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional. It's said that the T8388 will feature GSM/GPRS/EDGE
as well as China Mobile's TD-SCDMA standard as well as WiFi b/g and SiRF AGPS.
Bluetooth isn't mentioned at all. The device will feature a 3.6" WVGA
touchscreen and is backed-up by 256 MB RAM and 512 MB ROM which can, most
likely, expanded with microSD memory cards.
In addition to the 5 megapixels autofocus camera on the back, the device will
also feature a front facing VGA camera. Further features include gravity
sensors, light sensor, proximity sensor and support for CMMB mobile TV.
The Dopod T8388 is expected to be released anytime December 2009.
Cheers ~ Arne