Corporation today introduced the HTC Touch2, previously known under its
code-name "HTC Mega", a compact and stylish smartphone that is one of the first
Windows Mobile 6.5-powered Windows phones, Microsoft announced yesterday.
Utilizing Windows Mobile 6.5 and new services like Microsoft My Phone and
Windows Marketplace for Mobile, the HTC Touch2 delivers a full touch experience
that enables you to do all the things you want on your phone easily. The Touch2
expands HTC's portfolio of touch-based phones and is focused on delivering an
advanced touch experience to a broader group of people.
The HTC Touch2 ensures that everything is at your fingertips in a compact
design that fits comfortably in your hand. An advanced smartphone with
everything you expect and more, the HTC Touch2 includes a variety of HTC
enhancements including TouchFLO, an enhanced user interface that includes
integrated weather updates and quick touch access to a variety of the most
popular applications. In addition, the Touch2 includes Google Maps for Mobile,
YouTube and more.
"The HTC Touch2 delivers a familiar touch experience that millions of
people have come to expect and rely on from HTC in their daily lives," said
Peter Chou, Chief Executive Officer, HTC Corporation. "Whether it's making a
call, checking in with a friend or simply responding to an important email,
the HTC Touch2 puts you in touch and in control."
As a new Windows phone, the HTC Touch2 showcases the powerful messaging,
browsing and productivity capabilities delivered by Windows Mobile 6.5. Offering
a best in class E-Mail experience complete with the ability to synchronize with
Microsoft Exchange, you have the ability to check and manage multiple email
With the re-designed Internet Explorer Mobile, the Touch2 accurately displays
desktop style Web pages, allowing people to experience content in the way it is
meant to be viewed. The HTC Touch2 includes a zoom bar for reflowing text to an
optimum size. In addition, you can pan and zoom to find and enjoy what you are
looking for more easily. Internet Explorer Mobile also supports Adobe Flash,
enabling Flash video content, like YouTube, to be viewed easily.
With a Windows phone you can now easily find and download a wide variety of
applications onto the HTC Touch2 via the new Windows Marketplace for Mobile.
Microsoft's new My Phone service enables you to automatically back up and synch
photos, music, contacts and text messages for free from the Touch2 to the web.
The HTC Touch2 will initially be available to customers on October 6 with
broad availability in a variety of European and Asian markets in early Q4 2009.
Without a contract, it will retail in Europe for around 339 Euro. In Germany, it
will be released by T-Mobile and E-Plus.
Cheers ~ Arne