The HTC Iolite
, an unannounced model of the Taiwanese manufacturer, has been spotted at the online store Expansys.com. It may be the first one of the ten phones that the company plans to release in 2009. This information has been unveiled together with HTC’s profit results for the past year, counting 4.61 billion dollars, which is 28.65% more than in 2007. According to the specifications, the Iolite will be equipped with a 2.8-inch
TFT touch screen with WQVGA
resolution (240x400 pixels) and is running on the Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional operating system, incorporating the well-known TouchFLO 3D interface. It also features the typical for a smartphone built-in GPS and Wi-Fi. In addition, it’s a quad-band GSM with support for the European/Asian 3G (900/2100 MHz), and whether a USA 3G-suitable version is going to be released is yet unknown. There’s no information on when it will be announced officially, but it may happen at the CES 2009 expo, starting tomorrow. We’ll be at the event and are going to keep you informed on the news from the world of mobile phones and technologies, so stay tuned.