Corp. today announced the European launch of the HTC Touch Dual, a new and more
powerful member of the Touch family that integrates 3.5G wireless connectivity
with a sleek and innovative sliding keypad design.
The HTC Touch Dual follows HTC's heritage of bringing a new level of
simplicity to the powerful and feature rich device experience that today's
mobile users demand. Taking a design cue from the stylish HTC Touch, the HTC
Touch Dual adds high speed 3G/HSDPA connectivity and a slide out keypad into a
thin and narrow device designed for easy typing.
- Operating system: Windows Mobile® 6 Professional
- Connectivity: WCDMA/HSDPA: 2100 MHz/GSM/EDGE: 900/1800/1900 MHz
- Chipset: Qualcomm® MSM7200, 400 MHz
- Display: 2.6-inch QVGA flat touch screen
- Camera: 2 megapixel plus front facing camera for video calling
- Internal memory: 256 MB flash, 128 MB RAM
- Removable memory: microSD slot
- Bluetooth: 2.0+EDR
- Interface: HTC ExtUSBTM (mini-USB and audio jack in one; USB 2.0
- Battery: 1100 mAh
- Talk time: WCDMA: up to 240 minutes*, GSM: up to 360 minutes
- Standby time: WCDMA: up to 250 hours*, GSM: up to 150 hours
- Size: 107 x 55 x 15.8 mm
- Weight: 120 g
The HTC Touch Dual is the second device to feature HTC's TouchFLO, the same
gesture-recognition technology as that in the HTC Touch, but now with new
functionality including the ability to view photo slideshows using on-screen
controls and to zoom and rotate images with only one hand. TouchFLO also allows
enhanced finger touch scrolling and browsing of web pages, documents, messages
and contact lists.
"The HTC Touch Dual expands the HTC Touch product family and integrates
3.5G connectivity and a sliding keyboard into a slim and stylish design.
This combination provides customers with the most uncompromising and
intuitive touch experience available on a phone," said Peter Chou, chief
executive officer of HTC. "The HTC Touch has not only changed the way people
interact with their phone but it has redefined what touch means on a
consumer device. HTC is committed to bringing advanced levels of technology
to consumers with continuous innovation. The HTC Touch Dual is the next step
The HTC Touch Dual with Windows Mobile software offers a rich and familiar
experience that will enable users to stay connected and access the people,
information and entertainment - most important to them - all from a single,
The HTC Touch Dual will be available to customers across Europe later this
month. The HTC Touch Dual will launch with either a 12 or 20-key keypad across
Europe, depending on country and operator choice.
The first pan-European operator partner to launch the HTC Touch Dual will be
Orange, which will launch it in the UK, France, Romania and Poland as part of
its Signature Series, and in Switzerland as a non-Signature device.
Cheers ~ Arne