HTC’s new entertainment-focused Windows Mobile 6.5 powered mobile phone the HTC HD2 will be released later this month, it has been confirmed.
The handset features an industry-leading 4.3-inch, high resolution, capactive touchscreen for viewing media and easy typing, as well as the Taiwanese firm’s patented HTC Sense user interface.
Other features include a five megapixel camera, a widget-based home screen for easy customisation, an email document viewer and one-touch access to social networking functions.
To enable owners to use the HTC HD2 array of functions simultaneously and with minimum lag, the handset has been equipped with a powerful Qualcomm 1Ghz processor.
Peter Chou, Chief Executive Officer of HTC, said: “At HTC we believe that the best things in life should be experienced, not explained. HTC Sense is based on this principle by making the phone more simple and natural to use and by enabling people to personalise their mobile experience in their own unique way,.
“With HTC Sense, the HTC HD2 melds the power and flexibility of the Windows platform with the most advanced phone we’ve ever created.”
HTC has also confirmed that newly purchased versions of its popular Touch Diamond2 and Touch Pro2 and Touch phones will include Windows Mobile 6.5. Owners of earlier editions will be offered upgrades.