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HTC have released the beautiful "touch" mobile device- who on Earth would want an iPhone?!

HTC have released the beautiful "touch" mobile device- who on Earth would want an iPhone?!

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I played with a HTC Touch device a few moments ago - it's beautiful!

It's slim, light, has a good battery life and a large vibrant touch screen plus 3G (thanks Arthur!) too. Its powered by Windows Mobile 6 so is easy to us and has a wealth of built in security features which Can be centrally managed.

This can be your phone, PDA, GPS (if you add a bluetooth receiver and software), music and video player AND it's shiney!

Sadly I don't have one...

Note:- Thanks to http://www.powerupmobile.com  for the image shown above. You can read more about the device in their article

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  • No 3G I am afraid and only tri-band. Very nice looking and certainly as this is not likely to be a business buyers phone the quad does not matter much but I think the 3G will be something that will put some people off.

  • You forgot to mention the really uber cool thing about the HTC Touch, the 'virtual sheet of paper' interface.

    This video from Auntie Beeb will explain more

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/6722629.stm

    The iPhone does have some serious competition from this device.

  • Particularly as this device is available in Europe NOW - I gather the iphone's not due on these shores until sometime in 2008!

  • Steve has been had a play with the HTC "Touch" (luck man). He asks "who on Earth would want an iPhone?!"

  • Who on earth wants a mobile device? I love being out of contact! ;)

    Is that the actual screenshot in the above image? Or is it posed? Either way, if it resembles the actual device's "desktop" that's quite a tasty design. Simple and attractive - nice!

  • And, at just over £300 contract-free, it's about 40% cheaper than the last figure I heard for the iPhone.

    I love Apple hardware but once they enter the smartphone market they have some tough (and more experienced) competition.

    Mark

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