Nokia Globe is going on in London right now, but that’s not stopping rival HTC from belongings their own event in the same urban center. This forenoon (in the U.S.), the visitor responsible for the Droid Incredible and many, many other Android phones has appear two new smartphones for the European market forth with a revised Sense and a Sense web portal, HTCSense.com.
The Desire HD is the starlet, and basically, it’s an EVO 4G for the European oversupply. Minus the 4G, of grade. In that location’south a iv.3″ LCD display, Dolby/SRS audio, a 1GHz Qualcomm 8255 Snapdragon processor, 8MP photographic camera, 720p HD video recording and the new HTC Fast Kick that enables people to apace brand a call or check emails past shortening the time taken to complete the power-upwards sequence.
The second phone is the Desire Z, which features a unique ‘pop hinge’ that opens to reveal a QWERTY keyboard. This phone also supports 720p film recording, merely it’south a bit less powerful with a 800MHz Qualcomm 7230 processor.
The revised Sense experience enhances the stock Android build in a few means. There’s a newly created camera experience, HTC Locations, on-need mapping, a new integrated online due east-reading experience utilizing a new e-book store powered by Kobo and a new, mobile-optimized eastward-reader.
The new HTC Desire Hard disk drive and HTC Want Z will be broadly available through mobile operators and retailers across major European and Asian markets from October 2010 with the HTC Desire Z shipping in North America subsequently this twelvemonth. Sadly, pricing isn’t out for either phone merely yet.
HTC Unveils HTC Desire Hard disk drive™ and HTC Want Z™ With New HTC Sense™ and HTCSense.com
HTC Sense integrates a variety of multimedia and location-based enhancements and introduces HTCSense.com, a series of new connected HTC services
LONDON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ — HTC Corporation, a global designer of smartphones, today unveiled a new HTC Sense experience with the new HTC Desire Hd™ and HTC Desire Z™ Android-based smartphones. The new HTC Sense experience continues HTC’s potent focus on the customer, placing people at the center past simply making its phones piece of work in a more personal and natural manner. HTC Sense introduces a number of key innovations including a series of connected services chosen HTCSense.com that enhance people’s mobile experience on HTC phones.
“We’re excited to be taking the HTC Sense experience beyond the phone to a whole new level with a series of connected HTC services we call HTCSense.com,” said Peter Chou, CEO of HTC Corporation. “Our customers will value the holistic approach we’re taking to enhance their mobile feel. This customer-first philosophy has resonated with people buying HTC phones and this drives us to continue introducing new innovative smartphones like the HTC Desire HD and HTC Desire Z.”
“As a key Android partner and smartphone brand, HTC continues to bring new innovation to the platform,” said Andy Rubin, VP technology at Google. “Android is about option and the new HTC smartphones proceed to provide customers with powerful choices and flexibility.”
The new HTC Sense experience offers a diverseness of enhancements that improve how people capture, create, share and access multimedia content. With a newly created camera feel, people tin can tape HD videos or capture and edit images with a multifariousness of fun camera effects. With HTC Locations, a new differentiated online mapping experience, people have instant, on-demand mapping without download delays or incurring mobile roaming charges.
HTC Sense also includes a new integrated online e-reading feel utilizing a new e-book shop powered by Kobo™ and a new, mobile-optimized eastward-reader that includes the ability to highlight, annotate and quickly search for definitions or translate unfamiliar terms.
With the new HTCSense.com service, people can only manage their mobile phone experience from their HTC phone or personal computer. For example, people tin easily locate a missing phone past triggering the handset to ring loudly, even if information technology is set to silent, or to flag its location on a map. If the telephone’s been lost or stolen, users can remotely lock the phone, forward calls and texts to some other phone, send a bulletin to the phone to arrange its return or even remotely wipe all personal data from it. HTCSense.com makes it easy to setup a new HTC phone or admission archived mobile content such as contacts, text messages and call history from a PC browser. People tin besides customize their phones with exclusive HTC content like wallpapers, HTC scenes, sounds or plug-ins.
HTC Desire Hd
HTC Desire HD showcases outstanding multimedia content with its bright 4.three” LCD display and Dolby Mobile and SRS virtual sound and is the commencement to be powered by the new 1GHz Qualcomm 8255 Snapdragon processor. The HTC Desire HD enables 720p HD video recording and includes an 8-megapixel camera with dual-flash. Building on the unibody heritage of the HTC Fable, the HTC Desire HD is sculpted from a block of solid aluminum and exudes the air of quality and strength that HTC has come to be known for. It as well includes the new HTC Fast Boot that enables people to quickly make a phone call or check emails by shortening the time taken to complete the power-up sequence.
HTC Desire Z
For people constantly on the go, HTC Desire Z makes it quick and easy to stay continued with friends on Facebook and Twitter or with colleagues and customers at piece of work. HTC Desire Z features a unique ‘pop hinge’ that opens to reveal a QWERTY keyboard for fast, convenient typing. HTC Want Z’s keyboard also includes a diversity of keyboard shortcuts and two customizable keys for providing instant access to common functions without the need to open menus. HTC Want Z also includes 720p Hard disk video recording and a 5-megapixel camera with automatic flash. It is the beginning telephone to apply the new 800MHz Qualcomm 7230 processor for improved functioning and battery life and also includes HTC Fast Kick.