Verizon Wireless to release XV6900

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htc-touch-white-verizon.bmpEveryone by now must have heard about the HTC Touch – folks who have been holding out for the white version of the HTC Touch, also known as the XV6900 can finally jump for joy as Verizon Wireless has just announced its availability over the network. It can be purchased from the company’s online store since yesterday, and will also be available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores (including those in Circuit City) at the end of this month. First released at CTIA Wireless 2008 in Las Vegas, the XV6900 is a versatile touch screen smartphone that targets business professionals or those with a generally packed schedule without cramping their style with a convoluted user interface. Check out the features after the jump.

  • EV-DO, 1xRTT-capabilities
  • Touch technology allows finger and stylus input
  • Virtual, all-touch QWERTY keyboard with additional input options
  • Five-way ENTER/NAVIGATION button
  • 2.0 megapixel camera with auto-focus, zoom and video capture
  • Built-in speakerphone
  • One-touch access to e-mail, text messages, calendar appointments and contacts, weather conditions and forecasts
  • Equipped with Windows Mobile 6 Professional with access to Microsoft Office Word Mobile, Excel Mobile, and PowerPoint Mobile; Adobe Reader LE PDF viewer
  • View, edit, create Word and Excel files; view only PowerPoint and PDF files; view, extract, create Zip files
  • Web browsing with Internet Explorer Mobile
  • Windows Media Player 10
  • Instant Messenger capabilities with AIM, MSN and Yahoo!
  • Bluetooth 2.0 with support for stereo, hands-free and headset profiles
  • microSD memory card slot with support up to 8 GB
  • Voice command-capable
  • Security locking features
  • Text, picture and video messaging
  • BroadbandAccess Connect-capable
  • Wireless Sync-capable
  • ActiveSync (v.4.5) and Windows Mobile Device Center
  • Support for Office Outlook Mobile and Microsoft Exchange with Direct Push
  • 256 MB ROM/128 MB RAM
  • 2.8″ TFT-LCD touch-screen with LED backlight: 240 x 320 pixel; 64K color TFT
  • 3.98″ (l) x 2.35″ (w) x 0.56″ (d)
  • 3.95 ounces
  • Battery: 1100 mAH standard, and 1880 mAH for XT Battery
  • Standard battery usage times – Usage: 210 minutes, Standby: 250 hours

The XV6900 will retail for $349.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.

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