Sunday, December 20, 2009

HTC HD2 Debuts in India

HTC's flagship Windows Mobile based handset; the monstrous HD2 has finally made its official Indian debut. The feature packed handset might easily be the mobile phone with the largest ever screen. All of 4.3 inches at a jaw dropping 480 X 800 WVGA resolution, this one makes even the Omnia HD look like a midget. The latter "only" has a 3.7-inch screen.

The HD2 is the first Windows Mobile powered handset to sport the Sense UI that was first seen ion the Android based HTC Hero. The HD2 is also different as this one sports a capacitive touchscreen, instead of the usually seen resistive one on WM powered handsets.

The phone boasts of a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor that runs at an incredible 1 GHz and makes the device a zippy customer to work with. It also boasts of 512 MB ROM and 448MB of RAM. Memory can be expanded using microSD cards. The phone is powered by the latest version of Windows Mobile 6.5 and is 3G capable as well. It boast of a 5-megapixel camera with auto focus and dual LED flash. A 3.5mm jack too finds its way in. The phone is also social media friendly with native support for Facebook and Twitter.

The HD2 is now available in India at Rs. 36,990. In Maharashtra, you will need to shell out more and it will set you back by Rs. 39,990. Tata DoCoMo has announced an offer with the launch of the HTC HD2 phone wherein its subscribers can browse the Internet and download 500MB of data per month free for six months.

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