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HTC out with new Touch 3G and Touch Viva phones

NEW HTC TOUCH 3G AND TOUCH VIVA GIVE GREATER VARIETY AND CHOICE

 

Taoyuan, Taiwan - September 16th, 2008 - HTC Corporation, a global leader in mobile phone innovation and design, today introduced the HTC TouchTM 3G and HTC Touch VivaTM.

 

Continuing HTC's touch-phone tradition, the TouchTM 3G and Touch VivaTM utilize TouchFLOTM, HTC's finger-touch optimized navigation experience enabling quick, one-touch access to the people, messages and information people want.

 

"The HTC Touch 3G and Touch VivaTM embody our commitment to build a family of touch phones that are powerful and stylish but also offer something to everyone," said Peter Chou, president and CEO, HTC Corporation. "Whether you're a professional or a student you can now get an HTC touch phone with a beautiful touch user experience."

 


HTC Touch 3G

 

NEW HTC TOUCHTM 3G AND TOUCH VIVATM GIVE GREATER VARIETY AND CHOICE

The HTC TouchTM 3G offers an uncompromising touch phone experience with powerful Internet capabilities including wireless download speeds up to 18 times faster than standard 3G. As part of this browsing experience users can zoom and pan Websites with one-hand. This true mobile broadband experience allows users to navigate more easily, leveraging the mobile Internet in a variety of ways. With the HTC TouchTM 3G, customers can search for and watch streaming video from YouTube, get directions and mapping using Google Maps for mobile and stay updated on the latest news with the integrated RSS reader.

 


HTC Touch Viva

 

NEW HTC TOUCHTM 3G AND TOUCH VIVATM GIVE GREATER VARIETY AND CHOICE

The Touch VivaTM blends an affordable touch phone with the benefits of HTC's TouchFLOTM, an easy to use phone and an optimized mobile Internet experience. In addition, with Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional, users can easily synchronize their calendar, contacts, emails and more with their personal computer.

 


Availability

 

Both devices will be available in early October 2008 in a variety of markets. The Touch 3G will be available in four colors: sophisticated black, noble gold, sparkle blue and modern brown while the HTC Touch Viva will be available in Storm Gray.

 


Product Specification

 

HTC TouchTM 3G

 

Size: 102 x 53.6 x 14.5 mm
Weight: 96g
Connectivity: GSM/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz & WCDMA / HSPA: 900/2100MHz.
HSDPA 7.2 Mbps
HSDPA 7.2 Mbps
Software/Operating system: HTC TouchFLO with Windows Mobile® 6.1 Professional
Display: 2.8 inch QVGA screen
Camera: 3.2 megapixel
Internal memory: 256 MB flash; 192 MB RAM
Memory card: microSD™
Bluetooth®: 2.0 with EDR
GPS: GPS/AGPS
Interface: HTC ExtUSB™ (mini-USB and audio jack in one; USB 2.0 High-Speed)
Battery: 1100 mAh
Talk time: WCDMA: Up to 360 minutes*** / GSM: Up to 400 minutes***
Standby time: WCDMA: Up to 450 hours*** / GSM: Up to 365 hours***
Chipset: Qualcomm® MSM7225™ 528 MHz
HTC Touch VivaTM

 

Size: 104.5 x 59 x 15.75 mm
Weight: 110g
Connectivity: GSM/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Software/Operating system: HTC TouchFLO with Windows Mobile® 6.1 Professional
Display: 2.8 inch QVGA screen
Camera: 2 megapixel
Internal memory: 256 MB flash; 128 MB RAM
Memory card: microSD™
WLAN: 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth®: 2.0 with EDR
GPS: GPS/AGPS
Interface: HTC ExtUSB™ (mini-USB and audio jack in one; USB 2.0 High-Speed)
Battery: 1100 mAh
Talk time: GSM: Up to 480 minutes***
Standby time: GSM: Up to 270 hours***
Chipset: TI OMAP 850, 201 MHz

 


About HTC Corporation

 

Founded in 1997, HTC Corporporation (HTC) designs, manufactures and markets innovative, feature rich smartphone and PDA Phone devices.

 

Since its establishment, HTC has developed strong R&D capabilities, pioneered many new designs and product innovations and launched state-of-the-art PDA Phones and smartphones for mobile operators and distributors in Europe, the US, and Asia. These machines are available as HTC devices and as products individually customized for operator and device partners.

 

HTC is one of the fastest growing companies in the mobile device market. The company is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange under ticker 2498. For more information about HTC, please visit http://www.htc.com.

 

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