Following our story from literally seconds ago we can now confirm that the HTC Touch 3G is now live and official.
Inside you’ve got a Qualcomm MSM7225 CPU running at 528 MHz with Windows Mobile 6.1 Pro and 256MB ROM with 192MB RAM. It’s only 102mm X 53.6mm X 14.5mm and weighs just 96 grams with the battery. The Touch 3G also packs a QVGA 2.8″ screen, HSDPA (900/2100 MHz) connectivity at 7.2 Mbps and quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE.
GPS is also ono-board, as is Bluetooth 2.0 with EDR / A2DP and WiFi 802.11 b/g. The camera has been enhanced since the original HTC Touch – there’s a 3.2 megapixel cam with fixed focus whilst the battery is 1100 mAh for extra talk-time.
Devicewire have just added this onto their site, with November 10th availability date. Get onto their site to register your interest.
Update – Pictures below..
Update 2 – Press release and specs added!
Links – HTC Touch 3G – Devicewire – Press Release
HTC TouchTM 3G
Size – 102 x 53.6 x 14.5 mm
Weight – 96g
Connectivity – GSM/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz & WCDMA / HSPA: 900/2100MHz.
HSDPA 7.2 Mbps
Software/Operating system – HTC TouchFLO with Windows Mobile® 6.1 Professional
Display – 2.8 inch QVGA screen
Camera – 3.2 megapixel
Internal memory – 256 MB flash; 192 MB RAM
Memory card – microSD™
Bluetooth® – 2.0 with EDR
GPS – GPS/AGPS
Interface – HTC ExtUSB™ (mini-USB and audio jack in one; USB 2.0 High-Speed)
Battery – 1100 mAh
Chipset – Qualcomm® MSM7225™ 528 MHz
NEW HTC TOUCHTM 3G AND TOUCH VIVATM GIVE GREATER VARIETY AND CHOICE
Taoyuan, Taiwan — September 16th, 2008 — HTC Corporation, a global leader in mobile phone innovation and design, today introduced the HTC TouchTM 3G and HTC Touch VivaTM.
Continuing HTC’s touch-phone tradition, the TouchTM 3G and Touch VivaTM utilize TouchFLOTM, HTC’s finger-touch optimized navigation experience enabling quick, one-touch access to the people, messages and information people want.
“The HTC Touch 3G and Touch VivaTM embody our commitment to build a family of touch phones that are powerful and stylish but also offer something to everyone,” said Peter Chou, president and CEO, HTC Corporation. “Whether you’re a professional or a student you can now get an HTC touch phone with a beautiful touch user experience.”
HTC TouchTM 3G
The HTC TouchTM 3G offers an uncompromising touch phone experience with powerful Internet capabilities including wireless download speeds up to 18 times faster than standard 3G. As part of this browsing experience users can zoom and pan Websites with one-hand. This true mobile broadband experience allows users to navigate more easily, leveraging the mobile Internet in a variety of ways. With the HTC TouchTM 3G, customers can search for and watch streaming video from YouTube, get directions and mapping using Google Maps for mobile and stay updated on the latest news with the integrated RSS reader.
HTC Touch VivaTM
The Touch VivaTM blends an affordable touch phone with the benefits of HTC’s TouchFLOTM, an easy to use phone and an optimized mobile Internet experience. In addition, with Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional, users can easily synchronize their calendar, contacts, emails and more with their personal computer.
Both devices will be available in early October 2008 in a variety of markets. The Touch 3G will be available in four colors: sophisticated black, noble gold, sparkle blue and modern brown while the HTC Touch Viva will be available in Storm Gray.