HTC debuts two 3G phones under its own brand

Posted on Saturday, Jun 17 2006 @ 14:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
HTC has launched two new 3G models under its own brand; the TyTN, a tri-band 3G Windows Mobile Pocket PC, and the MTeoR, a 3G smartphone.
The HTC TyTN is a Tri-band UMTS 3G model with GSM, GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a mini-USB port. It features Direct Push email with Windows Mobile 5.0, internet browsing, synchronisation with Microsoft Outlook Calendar, Contacts and email, and the ability to work on applications in the Microsoft Office suite such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint as well as viewing PDF documents.

TyTN comes equipped with a slide-out, ergonomic QWERTY keyboard and 2.8 inch colour display with touch-screen. It also features a jog wheel for easy, one-hand operation. There's a micro SD card for storage as well as a two Megapixel camera with macro mode, on-screen controls and DSC (Digital Still Camera) functionality, plus a second camera for video telephony. Available in black and silver, the TyTN weighs 180g.
The HTC MTeoR is world's first 3G Windows Mobile 5.0 smartphone and features a candy bar design. It measures 112.4 x 49 x 14.8mm and weighs 120g. It has a 2.2" LCD display and features a 1.3MP digital camera. More info and photos at The Reg Hardware. Both phones will be available in Europe from late July.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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