Hands on with the Touch Pro2

Hands on with the Touch Pro2
Follow-ups are usually fairly ho-hum, generally a moderate refresh with updated specs and a slightly reworked design.  The Touch Pro2 is not your typical follow-up.  Boasting an enormous 3.6" 480x800 pixel widescreen display which takes up nearly the entire front of the device, the Pro2 makes the Pro look like its wimpy little brother.  OK, so the spec sheet is fairly similar, and beyond the display the main difference between the two is a completely reworked TouchFlo3D, with more of a focus on enterprise users.

The Pro2 runs on a 528MHz processor with 512MB ROM and 288MB RAM, has microSD expansion and has the full compliment of connectivity options.  It currently is offered as a quad-band GSM device, but we expect the CDMA version to available soon.  The screen is as gorgeous as you'd expect, and we like that the user is given the option to tilt the screen or not when slid open.  The increased size allows for more room on the full QWERTY, and it is indeed a dream to type on.  The back features a large speaker cutout, a result of the enterprise focus.  The Pro2 feels solid in the hand, but man is this thing big.  Look for our full review soon!

HTC Touch Pro2 Specifications


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7 Comments

1. superjew

Posts: 7; Member since: Jun 02, 2009

"...man this thing is big" Awww, I was worried about that. If it is too big to pocket then the storm 2 might be the better choice for Verizon in the coming months. And yes, I know this one isn't the CDMA one, but we all saw the pics of the Touch Pro 2 branded with big Red's logo. Why can't Verizon hurry up and get a killer phone noooowww!?

2. Galen20K

Posts: 576; Member since: Dec 26, 2008

*Salivates***

3. realism121

Posts: 67; Member since: Aug 16, 2008

this phone is f-ing GORGEOUS! i want the pre SO BAD but i'm slightly hesitant now that the rumor is floating around out there that Sprint will be launching this phone in a few weeks. ugh! now i'm torn!

4. ckeegan

Posts: 24; Member since: Sep 20, 2005

The Touch Pro2 isn't really that much bigger than the Storm. The TP2 is .2 inches longer, .2 inches thicker, but .1 inch narrower. Sure press (or whatever it's called) was not the only problem with the Storm, so I have low hopes for the Storm 2. The TP2 however looks amazing, and hopefully Verizon doesn't screw with the inside too much. I'll be getting the TP2 the day it comes out though.

5. Kiltlifter

Posts: 742; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

As long as VZW isn't dumb then they should stick to the true TP2 and not go with the wimpy Raphael 2.... eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeew.... the thought of such a weak and useless device makes my skin crawl.

6. david_the_gom

Posts: 114; Member since: Dec 20, 2008

amen to that~! vzw, plz don't cripple this down PLZ!!!!~!~!!!!

7. kayvan

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

guys which one shld i go for.. the touch pro2 or the touch diamond2 or the touch hd

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