htc HTC Touch 2 coming to Singapore on 16 October

HTC has just announced the availability of their latest Touch 2 smartphone that is running the new Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system and improved TouchFLO user interface for a more enjoyable user experience.

Singapore – 7 October 2009 – HTC Corporation today introduced the HTC Touch2™, a compact and stylish smartphone that is one of the first Windows® phones. Utilizing Windows Mobile® 6.5 and new services like My Phone and Windows® Marketplace for Mobile, HTC Touch2 delivers a full touch experience that enables you to do all the things you want on your phone easily. The Touch2 expands HTC’s portfolio of touch-based phones and is focused on delivering an advanced touch experience to a broader group of people.

The HTC Touch2 ensures that everything is at your fingertips in a compact design that fits comfortably in your hand. An advanced smartphone with everything you expect and more, the HTC Touch2 includes a variety of HTC enhancements including TouchFLO, an enhanced user interface that includes integrated weather updates and quick touch access to a variety of the most popular applications. In addition, the Touch2 includes Google Maps for Mobile, YouTube* and more.

htc HTC Touch 2 coming to Singapore on 16 October

As a new Windows phone, the HTC Touch2 showcases the powerful messaging, browsing and productivity capabilities delivered by Windows Mobile 6.5. Offering a best in class e-mail experience complete with the ability to synchronize with Microsoft Exchange, you have the ability to check and manage multiple email accounts.

With the re-designed Internet Explorer Mobile and Opera Mobile, the Touch2 accurately displays desktop style Web pages, allowing people to experience content in the way it is meant to be viewed. Internet Explorer Mobile also supports Adobe Flash, enabling Flash video content, like YouTube, to be viewed easily. The HTC Touch2 includes a zoom bar for reflowing text to an optimum size. In addition, you can pan and zoom to find and enjoy what you are looking for more easily.

With a Windows phone you can now easily find and download a wide variety of applications onto the HTC Touch2 via the new Windows Marketplace for Mobile. Microsoft’s new My Phone service enables you to automatically back up and sync photos, music, contacts and text messages for free from the
Touch2 to the web.

Pricing & Availability:
The new HTC Touch2 will be available in Lofty Blue and Urban Brown from 16 October 2009 at all authorized resellers at a suggested retail price of S$618**.

* Google Maps for Mobile, YouTube availabilities are various among countries
**All prices are subject to pricing policies of individual operators.