Windows Phone For Telstra

Telstra has exclusive rights to HTC’s new HD2 Windows-based smartphone

HTC’s new smartphone the HD2 comes with high-resolution 10.9cm capacitive touch display.

The HD2 uses the first capacitive touch display on a Windows phone to make viewing, zooming and resizing websites, Microsoft Office files, PDF documents and pictures easier with just a pinch of your fingers.

The large display also claims faster, more efficient and accurate typing using the onscreen keyboard. Utilising Qualcomm’s new 1 GHz Snapdragon mobile processor, the HTC HD2 offers enhanced performance that improves the speed of applications, videos, games and more.

Applications include the new Windows Marketplace for Mobile, Microsoft’s free My Phone service, Twitter and Facebook apps, 5MP autofocus camera with dual LED light, up-to-date share information, localised animated weather experience and exclusive BigPond content and Mobile FOXTEL from Telstra, staying in touch, informed and entertained has never been easier, or clearer.

The HTC HD2 is the first Windows phone developed with HTC Sense, a user-focused experience based on personalisation and accessibility. HTC Sense is based on three fundamental principles of Make it Mine, Stay Close and Discover the Unexpected.
Make It Mine utilises the phone’s 10.9cm window-like display, HTC has brought a new dimension to weather with a localised, animated weather experience that uses the display without being invasive to your important content and information. The HD2 can also be further enhanced to reflect a customer’s needs and style by downloading a wealth of applications at the new Windows Marketplace for Mobile.

The unit helps you stay close to the important friends and colleagues in your life with manufacturer’s people-centric communication approach. This approach provides a single contact view that displays individual communication snapshots of conversations regardless of whether a call, text, Facebook status update or email is used. While in the midst of an email exchange owners can easily transition to a call by pressing the call button. HTC has also included a new Windows-based version of its Twitter application, HTC Peep. The pictures taken with the 5MP camera can also be quickly shared via Facebook or Twitter.

With the HTC Sense experience, the HTC HD2 includes a variety of enhancements that expand and improve the overall phone experience. The HD2 includes a variety of sensors including a proximity sensor that is used to prevent false screen touches when the phone is picked up to answer or make a call. A light sensor automatically adjusts the brightness of the display. Leveraging its 3G broadband connectivity, the HTC HD2 can be used as a Wi-Fi router offering personal Wi-Fi for laptops or other devices on the go.

As a new Windows phone, the HTC HD2 showcases the powerful messaging, browsing and productivity capabilities delivered by Windows Mobile 6.5. It has the ability to synchronise with Microsoft Exchange, users have the ability to check and manage multiple email accounts. Microsoft’s new My Phone service enables users to automatically back up and synch photos, music, contacts and text messages for free from the HD2 to the web, and Windows Marketplace for Mobile, a new marketplace that will provide direct-to-phone mobile applications, can be accessed from both the phone and the Web.