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ANNOUNCED: HTC launches world's first tri-band 3G Windows Mobile PDA - the HTC TyTN
Posted by Arne Hess - on Thursday, 15.06.06 - 14:57:47 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News - Viewed 19650x
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The HTC TyTN (better known under its previous name - HTC Hermes) is the latest innovation from HTC. It delivers a wealth of rich features, showcasing the ultimate. With the office in your pocket experience for business users on the move. Business critical functionality, encased in a sleek, stylish form factor, offers the ultimate range of connectivity options including: tri-band UMTS 3G which will allow users to roam across Europe, US and Asia, plus GSM, GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and a mini-USB port, making data transfer simple - anytime, anywhere.

Designed with easy messaging in mind, TyTN features Direct Push E-Mail technology available with Windows Mobile 5.0, Internet browsing, synchronization with Microsoft Outlook Calendar, Contacts and E-Mail and the ability to work on applications in the Microsoft Office suite such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and viewing PDF documents. The TyTN comes equipped with a slide-out, ergonomic QWERTY keyboard and 2.8 color display with touch-screen. It also features a jog wheel for easy, one-hand operation.

Florian Seiche, Vice President of HTC Europe added: "TyTN is our strongest combination of functionality and connectivity in a device to date. It's the world's first tri-band UMTS 3G device, which will allow users to roam freely across 3G networks for a higher speed experience across Europe, US and Asia. The TyTN has been designed to closely replicate the Windows desktop experience on a mobile device. It will appeal to heavy messaging and business users as it makes browsing and internet surfing a fast reality."

TyTN is not all work and no play. It's easy to sync-up to a PC to download music, video and pictures, and store them on a micro SD card to play back on the go. It is also a sharp shooter, featuring a 2 megapixel camera with macro mode, on-screen controls and DSC (Digital Still Camera) functionality plus a second camera for video telephony. Available in Black & Silver, the TyTN doesn't compromise in style. TyTN offers maximum functionality packaged in a sleek form factor, weighing in at 180g but extremely compact in size.

The HTC TyTN will be available across Europe from late July. A price wasn't given yet.

Cheers ~ Arne

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