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HTC Touch HD has large WVGA display!

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HTC Touch HD has large WVGA display!
The Touch Diamond is definitely pretty, but it packs a slew of keys on the front and the display is small (2.8”), although high-res. HTC is going to fix this with the new HTC Touch HD (we’re not really sure it will be named so), which has huge widescreen with 480x800 pixels WVGA resolution. This should really make Internet browsing and working with text documents a pleasure. Video playback will also take advantage of the large display size, but unfortunately the drawback of having only 65,536 colors is still present, as this is a WM smartphone. Just as the Diamond and the Touch Pro, it will feature the TouchFLO 3D interface. The HD will be based on Qualcomm 7201a with processor running at 528 MHz.


source: MoDaCo

HTC Touch HD has large WVGA display!


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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:42

1. (unregistered)


That looks Really nice. WOW.

posted on 11 Sep 2008, 00:44

35. (unregistered)


Is this even coming out in the U.S.?

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 10:25

2. (unregistered)


It's like HTC came from out of nowhere

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 10:41

3. (unregistered)


Htc has made tons of phones not out of nowhere !

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 10:54

6. (unregistered)


Some of the older models and VZW phones were under the name UTStarcom but they were also HTC phones.

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 10:59

8. (unregistered)


Almost any phone branded by the carrier in the past on smartphones with keyboards has been made by HTC Verizon. They just started branding their smartphones instead of letting the carriers brand them, they've been making pretty solid phones for quite a while.

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 10:59

9. (unregistered)


Not just Verizon but AT&T as well.

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 12:35

13. (unregistered)


I think I get what he meant. Last year we didn't hear of HTC, now they have some of the hottest phones around. They are everywhere

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 13:03

15. (unregistered)


LOL, welcome to the real world

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 10:47

4. (unregistered)


looks like the Blackberry Thunder/Storm

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 13:04

17. (unregistered)


I can bet my right arm that this babe will be 3 times better than the ThundeStrorm

posted on 11 Sep 2008, 02:03

36. (unregistered)


not with winmo on it, the hardware definately is there though

posted on 11 Sep 2008, 02:15

37. (unregistered)


running off of windows mobile...pfft i highly doubt it will top the storm

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 10:52

5. (unregistered)


it will be 3.5" and that is wonderfull!

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 13:05

18. (unregistered)


Did you read the article!?!? "the display is small (2.8”)" ROFL dude

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 13:31

19. (unregistered)


maybe you didn't read the article, the display they were talking about is the touch diamond. They didn't mention this size of this phone and it looks a lot bigger than the diamond's screen. "The Touch Diamond is definitely pretty, but it packs a slew of keys on the front and the display is small (2.8”), although high-res."

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 16:24

23. toy (unregistered)


according to pdadb (the most trusted pda website in the world), the screen size is 4" 480x800 res. It will support only T-Mobile's 1900GSM. And it will have 5MP Camera (never count on that if it was made for Verizon)

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 21:13

31. (unregistered)


And what is their web address? It's not PDADB

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 10:55

7. (unregistered)


it doesnt matter who makes it, its still a windows device. "look guys, something shiney"" ooooh its soo shiney.. i wanna switch carriers for it!! its the best phone ever!!" nope, its the same as every other phone, just shinier

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 11:40

11. (unregistered)


Shove it troll! I'm so sick of you people who want to hate on anything with windows. We all don't share your opinion and don't all want an iphone. Not like they haven't been having some problems lately recently.

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 12:07

12. Likeabite (unregistered)


Yea please shove it. It's not like Windows doesn't dominate your life. You've operated it at least once in your lifetime even if you have a MAC so please give it a rest. Windows isn't going anywhere and is here to stay, AND DOMINATE mind you. And the Iphone did not just start having problems...it doesnt even have copy and paste, let alone video recording, so until you can catch up to regular flip phones don't post another comment again ever in your life. And by the way the iphone is the shiny item with nothing to show at all...and yea HTC is really making it hard for me to get a phone. They dont stop and I love it but damn can I get a phone before you release another one I want lol.

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 15:25

20. that "troll" (unregistered)


you guys are hillarious. my comment was actually more in reference to mr. "i bet my right arm its going to be 3x better than that blackberry thunderstorm". Like it or hate it, its just another windows device. It does nothing differently than any other well equiped windows device. and btw, they are all buggy. and for reference, i do not like the iphone much iether :)

posted on 11 Sep 2008, 00:43

34. (unregistered)


that just shows how dumb people can be. If you don't like the phone, you automatically have to have an iphone. That's really stupid. It really gets on my nerves how you said nothing about an iphone and everyone is attacking you. To me it sounds like the Windows people are the real "fanboys." I was suprised when I read, "It's not like Windows doesn't dominate your life....Windows isn't going anywhere and is here to stay, AND DOMINATE mind you. . . ." It really sounds like this guy/girl sold his/her soul to windows. It kind of wierd how Likeabite has such strong feelings. I've seen people who really love their iphone, but i've never heard any of them say the things that Likeabite had to say about Windows. And I'm getting more sick of people complaining about iphone users than I am about people who actually iphones. I don't even see anyone write how iphone is #1, all I hear is "I'm sick of you iphone users blah blah blah blah blah"

posted on 12 Sep 2008, 12:14

41. that "troll" (unregistered)


yup yup. fanboys are fanboys, and it doesnt matter what camp they come from. "their" device is always the best, and everything else is trash. MS and Apple are the same type of companies, they both release minor updates, proclaim them to be the 2nd comming, and then let the chips fall where they may. This is definatly evident in the new iphone3g. They both have their strengths and weaknesses. its ok though

posted on 13 Sep 2008, 22:47

45. Markdk (unregistered)


I used to own a Iphone(what a waste)and now I have a HTC touch diamond. This telephone is awesome,easy to handle, and all in all a very nice phone. 4gb is maybe a bit small, but this phone still knocks the Iphone into the dirt.

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 11:03

10. sojizy (Posts: 25; Member since: 30 Aug 2008)


HTC is looking to be the Nokia of touch phones. From the MDA (which is when i first heard of them) to well, the newest "Touch HD". I mean the HTC touch Diamond and Pro are ace, and to add this to their arsenal. Oh boy! Its hard for me to even keep up with them. Just when you've saved enough for 1 phone, they release 2 better ones. I'm scared to buy 1 now because i feel like they have an even better "Touch Pro" in the works.

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 15:44

22. JBundy (unregistered)


"sojizy @ Sep 10th 2008 11:03 am Just when you've saved enough for 1 phone, they release 2 better ones. I'm scared to buy 1 now because i feel like they have an even better "Touch Pro" in the works." My sentiments exactly!!! I was geeked when I saw the new screenshots for Sprint's version of the Touch Pro, and then, while reading on PPCGeeks, I see this effer ... that just decapactitated my thought process. I had my heart set on the Touch Pro ... and now ... I'm so lost. Should I wait for this, because if it is truly coming within the next year (or better -> a Qwerty-equipped cousin, I will save my loot instead of splurging on the Touch Pro.

posted on 11 Sep 2008, 00:40

33. bobtech (Posts: 3; Member since: 09 Sep 2008)


I would get the Diamond try it for a month, then get the pro 30 day trial will apply to you to get the pro after trying it out for a month!

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 12:58

14. JoeyStyles (Posts: 78; Member since: 11 May 2008)


Wow

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 13:03

16. (unregistered)


this phone looks great, i really hope they will come up with very high capacity battery and a improved sound quality

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 15:42

21. crd22 (Posts: 77; Member since: 15 Apr 2008)


Oh yeah, that's a nice looking phone and I can't wait to try it out.

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 16:32

24. (unregistered)


The phone looks hot. They should have just released this in the first place rather than the original touch, being as they look similar (minus the navigation button on the touch, which enabled them to make the screen bigger).

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 17:45

25. Armo (unregistered)


i hope verizon and at&t and obviously sprint get the touch diamond while T-Mobile gets this. this phone looks hella sick.

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 20:32

26. (unregistered)


Its going to have a 5 mp camera BUT NO FLASH!! Who makes a 5 mp phone with no flash, Bad on HTC's part.

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 20:34

27. (unregistered)


I really hope tmobile picks this up but i dont think its going to happen

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 20:55

28. (unregistered)


Now if HTC would just quit teasing me and come out with this as HTC Touch Pro HD Tilt with slide out keyboard and tilt screen it would stop my nightmares. Why the hell can't I get what I want?

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 21:00

29. magqcc7 (unregistered)


This is a definite must buy. this is by far the prettiest phone that's going to be available.

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 21:02

30. maqqcc7 (unregistered)


Sprint would be a fool not to pick this phone up. I for one am going to buy this as soon as it's available.

posted on 10 Sep 2008, 23:28

32. (unregistered)


i don't get the idea of small screen with HD resolution...

posted on 13 Sep 2008, 17:37

44. (unregistered)


I dont think the phone will have HD resolution when watching video. Assuming the videos will play horizontally like the Touch... that would make the resolution 800X400 (400 horizontal lines)... HD resolutions begin at 720 horizontal lines progressive or 1080 interlaced.

posted on 11 Sep 2008, 05:02

38. (unregistered)


mine mine mine aalll mine! *chucks away the N82

posted on 11 Sep 2008, 12:05

39. (unregistered)


Here i'll help you guys out a bit!!!http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_touch_hd_breaks_loose__boasts_wvga_screen_5_mp_camera_and_all-news-588. php this is a link to the details of this phone!! Can you all say 4 inch screen?? check it!!

posted on 11 Sep 2008, 12:07

40. Gun Bunny (unregistered)


Put this out with the a touch pro-style ( but slightly bigger, this thing is almost literally the same size as the iPhone 3G) keyboard, and it'll officially be the first handheld I would be willing to fork over more than seven hundred for.

posted on 12 Sep 2008, 21:02

42. sit2k (unregistered)


whats with the "win mo" comments.. seriously are you people educated enough to even make those comments? windows mobil runs circles around everything else and the OS writer doesnt even make their own phones.. they depend on manufacturers and have no control over hardware or processors. notic how apple, rim, nokia and others do well with their phone running so smooth?? BECAUSE THEY MAKE THEIR OWN OS! if MS made their own phones, the other might as well just pack their tents.. just ask sony how MS can destroy you no matter how big you are. MS toys with these companies and makes huge investment (like they did with apple to keep them alive) to keep them around for competition. all these companies have to do is make a 1 gig processor and allow for more ram and you will have a great pda. it's the most configurable OS on the market and you clowns still ask for more. by the way, all you MS haters, you're a dime a dozen. thank god MS exists of we would not be so far ahead in technology today.

posted on 13 Sep 2008, 14:23

43. (unregistered)


you do realize that most of MS's major OS upgrades were done previously on other OS's??? Im not hatin on anyone in particular, as all the companys do this, but MS isnt the king of innovation anymore. but, again, its ok

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