Wednesday, November 26, 2008

HTC Touch HD ready to rumble against iPhone

The biggest smartphone maker: High Tech Computer or you probably more know it as HTC; has officially launched HTC Touch HD on Wednesday at Taipei.

PC World is reporting that HTC teamed up with network operator Taiwan Mobile to launch the Touch HD. Taiwan Mobile, one of the largest mobile network operators on the island by subscribers, plans to launch the device next month. The retail price suggested by HTC is NT$25,900 (US$776).

No words yet on when the other countries will welcome the Touch HD, but rumors say the U.K. and Singapore will see the handset shortly.

Many analysts have always compared HTC Touch HD with Apple iPhone 3G, and the fight will definetely goes on since Taiwan Mobile is also competing with the current market leader: Chunghwa Telecom who is set to launch iPhone 3G any time soon.

Just for a reminder on what makes the Touch HD so special, here's a short list of its most highlighted features:
  • 3.8-inch wide, WVGA (480 X 800 pixel) display
  • Vibrant TouchFLOTM 3D user interface
  • Google Maps enhanced by the wide screen viewing platform
  • 5MP camera
  • Qualcomm® MSM 7201A™ 528 MHz CPU

For more complete specs on the Touch HD, head on to this page and also don't forget to see the eye-watering gallery page while you're there. ;-D

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