The global leader in mobile phone innovation and design, HTC Corporation has officially announced its latest entertainment focused mobile handset, named as HTC Touch HD, which combines high performance capabilities with stylish and sleek design, featuring 3.8-inch WVGA LCD screen, touch-responsive TouchFLO 3D UI and ultrafast 3.5G technology.

“Today, Widescreen TV, Internet and video have become the standard so there is no reason to compromise when you leave the house, the Touch HD delivers that uncompromising multimedia and Internet experience,” said Peter Chou, president and CEO HTC Corporation. “We are living in a time where the concept of entertainment has radically changed. The internet is so much more than just email and our customers expect to be able to access the Internet and high quality multimedia content no matter where they are in the world.”

Impressive Highlights Of HTC Touch HD:

  • Qualcomm MSM7201a 528 MHz chipset
  • 3.8-inch TFT-LCD flat touch-sensitive screen with (480 x 800 pixel) WVGA resolution offering a cinema experience on the go
  • 5 megapixel camera with auto focus for quality stills and video
  • HTC’s vibrant TouchFLO 3D user interface, responding perfectly to your finger gestures when scrolling through contacts, browsing the web, and launching media
  • Surf and download at broadband speed with HSDPA internet connectivity
  • Google Maps enhanced by the wide screen viewing platform
  • Standard 3.5 mm audio jack makes the Touch HD compatible with the majority of audio equipment available
  • Bluetooth 2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate and A2DP for wireless stereo headsets
  • GPS and A-GPS ready
  • Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional Operating System
  • Talk time – WCDMA: Up to 390 minutes / GSM: Up to 310 minutes
  • Standby time – WCDMA: Up to 450 hours / GSM: Up to 390 hours

According to the company, “The HTC Touch HD has been conceived for both business and consumer users alike, who demand style and performance and do not think the two are mutually exclusive. The HTC Touch HD is the ideal handset for people who are embracing the mobile multimedia shift but who do not wish to forgo quality, simply by being on the move.”

The new HTC Touch HD mobile phone which measures 115 x 62.8 x 12 mm is expected to be available in Q4 2008, but no word yet on pricing.