HTC seems to be relying on India mobile market in a big way. Just after HTC Desire HD, an Android 2.2 (Froyo) smartphone, company has officially unveiled the new HTC HD7 – First phone in Indian with Windows Phone 7 platform. Though, the HD7 is available in grey market for some time, HTC has tied up with Airtel to have official launch with a price tag of Rs, 29,990.
The new HTC HD7 is equipped with 1 Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 576 MB RAM and 5 megapixel autofocus camera. Like HTC Desire HD, HD7 has big 4.3 inch capacitive screen as well small sized battery compare to its design. However, the expandable memory is limited to 16 GB only.
“Windows Phone 7 is an entirely fresh mobile experience, on which HTC is excited to be going big. We see tremendous customer opportunities with the integration of Microsoft’s most popular services,” said Ajay Sharma, Country Head, HTC India. “The value Microsoft is bringing to mobile customers around the world sets a new benchmark for the industry and HTC is proud to be the first in bringing in the brand new Windows Phone 7 experience to India in partnership with Bharti airtel.”
“We are delighted with the opportunity to bring the eagerly-awaited HTC HD7 Smartphone in India. Combining the strength of the airtel brand and network with the innovation and design of HTC and the great user-interface of Windows Phone 7, we are happy to bring another first for our customers that will take mobile communications to a whole new level.” said Mr. Shireesh Joshi, CMO-Mobile Services, Bharti airtel.
Though the HD7 is loaded with latest Windows Phone 7 OS from Microsoft, HTC is promoting this device more as entertainment than a business orientation. Whatever be the scenario, things will test on real grounds when users will start experimenting and provide feedback on this.
For all those who are looking further either to buy this one or juggling with various options, here is a visual review of HTC HD7 which will help you to set your expectations in a right direction.
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