Sprint releases HTC Touch Pro

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Sprint is back again with yet another HTC handset, this time round it will be the HTC Touch Pro that will grace our land and attempt to prise our hard earned dollars in return for a highly desirable smartphone. The HTC Touch Pro might resemble the HTC Touch Diamond at first glance, but upon closer inspection, things are very different since this is more of a business-oriented handset that attempts to help you get work done no matter where you are in a fairly quick and easy manner. Based on the strong feature set that is found on the HTC Touch Diamond, the HTC Touch Pro goes one-up by introducing a five-row slide-out QWERTY keyboard that makes data entry a snap. How then, does it fare as a smartphone?

You can further increase its storage capabilities with a microSD memory card slot (each HTC Touch Pro comes with a complimentary 1GB microSD card) while the business card scanner application lets you capture and convert business card information on the spot without having to return home or to the office and do that tedious task later, reducing the chances of you forgetting or missing out on essential contact information. Capture business secrets of others with the integrated 3.2 megapixel camera that can record video as well, while the Windows Mobile 6.1 operating system provides access to security and device management capabilities that are often sought after by many business customers.

Key features of the HTC Touch Pro include :-

  • COMA 2000 1X/EDO Rev.A/1xRTT and IS-95A/B voice or data. Dual band (800 and 1900 MHz)
  • 2.8″ VGA touch screen display
  • 512MB internal flash memory
  • 288MB RAM
  • Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP support
  • Wi-Fi connectivity
  • aGPS navigation
  • mini USB port
  • USB jack
  • Qualcomm MSM 7201A 528MHz processor

You can pick up the HTC Touch Pro for $299.99, and that is after a two-year contract with a $100 mail-in-rebate and a $25-or-higher data add-on or everything plan with data.

Press Release

2 reviews or comments

abcyesn Says: November 2, 2008 at 1:05 pm

My initial thoughts are that the Touch Pro is an extremely nice device, the screen seems to be more sensitive than the Touch Diamond and it looks like HTC have spent the extra time with the Pro refining a few things. The TouchFlo3D interface seems more fluid and that QWERTY keyboard it great. It’s a little bit bigger than I had anticipated and looks almost twice as thick as the Diamond plus the additional 50 grams may not sound like a lot but make it close to 50% heavier. Also, that TV-out feature that everyone has been talking about requires a special cable that you have to buy separately!

http://www.AllTouchPro.com is all about the Touch Pro.

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