The Shift is HTC's first UMPC phone which means it runs fully usable Windows Vista operating system and operates like a normal computer. Additionally, it can boot into WM6 standard OS for fast access to such functions. It features 7 inches large 800x480 display that shifts at angle with the QWERTY keyboard after it is opened, for more comfortable usage. As UMPC it has 800MHz processor and 1GB RAM, as well 60GB of memory.
Hardware QWERTY keyboard
64GB basic storage (not expandable)
The HTC Shift is most commonly compared with these phones: