Demonstrates breadth of capability and innovation with launch
of three new smart devices
HTC Corp. , the world?s
leading provider of Windows Mobile?-based smart devices and computers, today
launched three new devices from its Q4 2007 product portfolio.
This trio of devices further cements HTC?s position as an innovator, driving forward
the development of devices that meet the needs of business and enterprise users.
Each new handset showcases a tailored range of capabilities to support different
types of users including those focused on cutting edge mobile computing to users
that want powerful, feature-rich mobile messaging.
HTC Shift - the HTC Shift ushers in a new era in mobile computing as one of
the first mobile computers globally to offer Microsoft Windows Vista and push
email. Combining the power of Windows Vista with always-connected 3G/HSDPA
connectivity, the HTC Shift delivers unparalleled functionality in a sleek,
compact design. The HTC Shift is the first device to feature HTC?s innovative
new SnapVUE? technology. SnapVUE provides instant access to emails,
calendar, SMS messages and contacts, without the need to fully boot up the
device which helps conserve power and extend battery life. Weighing just 800g
and equipped with a 7? touch sensitive 'slide-n-tilt' screen, the HTC Shift is the
new way to work effectively on the move.
HTC S730 ? An enhanced version of the successful HTC S710 handset that
launched earlier this year, the HTC S730 adds 3G/HSDPA and a 400MHz
processor for those consumers and business professionals who want high speed
connectivity. It?s is a stylish and compact phone which features an auto-sliding
QWERTY keyboard making it an ideal choice for the mobile professional who
needs easy access to email, messaging and the internet while out of the office.
The HTC S730 comes equipped with Windows Mobile 6 and 256MB Flash
memory wrapped in a sleek gun-metal grey casing.
HTC P6500 - Designed for the enterprise market, the HTC P6500 is ideal for
use in a range of vertical sectors, from logistics companies to hospitals and
police forces. Incorporating a 3.5? screen, 3 mega pixel camera with auto focus
and barcode and fingerprint scanning capabilities, it offers the ideal features to
be overlaid with programmes tailored to meet the specific needs of each
enterprise. The HTC P6500 is equipped with 256MB internal memory with the
option to add up to 1GB in addition to two external SD card slots. This powerful
specification set is supported by 3G/HSDPA connectivity as well as a GPS
ensuring that the P6500 is a fully future-proofed and versatile mobile platform.
In addition to its new devices, HTC has developed a range of accessories that are
compatible across all HTC devices for consumer's ease of use. These include the BH
M200 (Bluetooth headset), HS U110 (3.5 mm audio adapter and headset), and the
HS S200 (HTC standard stereo wired headset) to enable effective communications
on the move.
The HTC Shift will be available across Europe from November this year, the HTC S730
from October and the HTC P6500 from November. All devices will be available through HTC's channel and specific operator partners.