First Windows 3G phones launched by HTC


HTC has launched two 3G models under its own brand, having previously sold phones under the Qtek brand for some time and to network operators such as Orange and T-Mobile. The new models are claimed to be the world’s first tri-band 3G Windows Mobile Pocket PC in the case of the TyTN and the MTeoR, the first 3G Smartphone.

The TyTN is a Tri-band 3G model with GSM, GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a mini-USB port. It features push email with Windows Mobile 5.0, internet browsing, synchronisation with Microsoft Outlook Calendar, Contacts and email, and the ability to work on applications in the Microsoft Office suite as well as viewing PDFs.

It also features a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 2.8-inch colour display with touch-screen, jog wheel for one-hand operation, 2MP camera plus a second camera for video telephony.

The MTeoR, claimed to be the world’s first 3G Windows Mobile 5.0 Smartphone is similar in looks to the C600 the company designs for Orange. With a 2.2-ihc screen, it features Windows Mobile 5.0 Direct Push technology for immediate synchronisation of email, calendar and notes plus document viewers for PDF, Word, Excel and PowerPoint and a 1.3MP camera.

Except to see both devices on sale from July. Prices to be confirmed.

HTC website

Via The Register

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