We have the official specs of the new HTC Touch Diamond smartphone. Impressive or not very - you be the judge. The handset should be available for European customers in June, with US availability scheduled for the second half of the year.
Size: 102 x 51 x 11.33mm;
Weight: 110 g;
Connectivity: WCDMA/HSPA: 900/2100MHz; HSDPA 7.2 Mbps and HSUPA;
Alltel and HTC have issued a system update for the HTC Touch smartphone that will upgrade its EV-DO Rev. 0 radio to Rev. A, which allows for faster download and upload speeds. The update will also improve Bluetooth performance and will add the ability to receive video messages. Go to HTC's support page for the instructions and download link.
A member of the XDA-Dev community has managed to run Google's Android OS on the HTC TyTN II smartphone.
The proof of that you will find below. Anyway, it looks like this is not a fully functional operating system; rather it is an executable for Windows Mobile. However, if that's true, there's a possibility that Android will be compatible with other WM-based devices.
Wow, great copy! I think this time Chinese have managed to create a perfect clone of a handset. This time it's HTC Touch Dual, and damn it looks so real. Anyway, just for the sake of propriety they put an "HY" sign on the back to let everyone know the device is fake.
Chinese have cloned yet another device. This time it’s HTC TyTN II. As you can see the fonts and icons on the screen here are wrong, but generally this is a quality fake, as the phone itself looks almost the same. Moreover, it has two SIM slots and runs Windows Mobile.
Verizon Wireless announced the upcoming launch of the new XV6900, the carrier-branded version of the HTC Touch smartphone. It should be released in April 2008 with a price of $349.99 after a 2-year service agreement and mail-in rebate.Verizon XV6900 features:
2.8" touchscreen display;
White color scheme;
Windows Mobile 6 Professional;
Ability to view and edit Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files;