HTC Corp. has unveiled the HTC TyTN II, to be launched in partnership with leading operator partners across Europe, as well as direct under the HTC brand. The device is an updated version of the first HTC TyTN launched in June 2006.
This new version features high speed HSDPA connectivity, in-built GPS for personal navigation and an innovative adjustable screen angle. The 2.8-inch (240 x 320 pixels QVGA) colour screen slides back to reveal a full QWERTY keyboard, then tilts up to position the screen for reading and creating emails, using applications, or even just playing videos and games.
Users can get connected around the world with tri-band UMTS and quad-band EDGE. It boasts worldwide 3.5G high speed internet and WiFi 802.11b/g.
The device runs Windows Mobile 6 HTC Home, and sports HTC's new homescreen, offering easy access to photo dialing, text messages, calendar entries, emails and contacts, as well as one touch access to live weather conditions plus four-day forecasts.
The HTC TyTN II provides a complete suite of business applications including Word Mobile, Excel Mobile, PowerPoint Mobile, contacts, calendar, push e-mail, notes, tasks, PDF viewer and more. In addition, HTC has included further applications such as a business card scanner and TomTom Navigator 6 (Taster edition) to complement the in-built GPS.
HTC also today announced the launch of HTCmail, a fully hosted, secure, and managed email service based on Microsoft Hosted Exchange. HTCmail will bring the benefits of always-connected business to mobile professionals. The HTC offering provides seamless and real-time access to up to five different email accounts, either personal or work mailboxes, aggregated and instantly delivered to a mobile device through Outlook 2007. Features include email, contacts and calendar, enabling users to easily access information and communications while on the go.
HTCmail is compatible with all HTC devices, and will be rolling out across selected European markets from September 2007.
Users will be able to purchase the new device in Europe from September, directly from HTC or partner operators including Orange, T-Mobile, Telefonica Group and Vodafone.
Some other HTC TyTN II key features include Bluetooth 2.0, an internal 3 megapixel digital camera, 256 MB ROM and 128 MB RAM, microSD slot. The 1,350 mAh rechargeable Li-polymer battery provides up to 350 hours standby for UMTS and up to up to 264 minutes talk time for UMTS. Takl time increases to 420 minutes when used on GSM mode.