The popularity of the HTC HD 2 is without a doubt spreading far and wide as it continues to reach the boundaries of its popularity. Before that device was launched, the HTC Touch HD was the original smartphone that was shaking things up with its monstrous sized display. With that comes along the possibilities of seeing some kind of variant that adds the “Mini” moniker to it. As we mentioned back in December, HTC's roadmap was leaked
and brought forth many devices expected to launch this coming year. One of them was the HTC Photon which may not have garnered the attention it needed in light of other high-end HTC devices being mentioned in the leak. Now there is word that the HTC Photon is indeed going to end up being announced at MWC as the HTC HD Mini – it features a 3.2” HVGA capacitive touchscreen, HSPA, Wi-Fi, aGPS, 3.5mm headset jack, 5-megapixel camera, and a 600 MHz Qualcomm MSM7227 processor. Not quite as imposing as the HTC HD 2, but it makes plenty of sense if it'll eventual become the HTC HD Mini. Although it displays Windows Mobile 6.5 as the platform of choice, we believe that HTC will bump it up to the next best thing with WM 6.5.3 once it's made available starting in April as it was first mentioned. So if you want to find a Windows Mobile smartphone that won't be a burden tucking away into your pockets, you may want to consider checking out the sleeker HTC Photon/HTC HD Mini.
HTC Photon Preliminary Specifications
(translated) via wmpoweruser