Over at the HTC website there’s another handset lurking too. It’s that Viva handset we mentioned before (aka the Opal). Nieuwemobiel.nl have managed to get shots from the HTC Touch Viva pages on HTC.com. Although we couldn’t find the “offical” front-end link, we did some digging and found all the hi-res shots here, here, here, here,
here and here!
Update – The press release is now live with the product page available here.
The full press release and specs for this handset are below. It’ll be available in October in a storm grey colour. The HTC Touch Viva is an affordable, easy to use phone with the HTC TouchFLO technology.
Update – You can get your name down for the Viva on devicewire !
Links – HTC Touch Viva – Press Release
Processor – TI’s OMAP™ 850, 201 MHz
Operating System – Windows Mobile® 6.1 Professional
Memory – 256MB ROM / 128MB ROM
Dimensions (LxWxT) – 104.5 mm X 59 mm X 15.75 mm
Weight – 110 grams (3.88 ounces) with battery
Display – 2.8-inch TFT-LCD flat touch-sensitive screen with QVGA (320 X 240) resolution
Network – Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Device Control – HTC TouchFLO™ 4-Way navigation control with Enter button
Connectivity – Bluetooth® 2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate and A2DP for stereo wireless headsets
Wi-Fi® – IEEE 802.11 b/g
HTC ExtUSB™ (11-pin mini-USB 2.0 and audio jack in one)
Camera – 2.0 megapixel colour camera with fixed focus
Audio – Built-in microphone and speaker
Battery capacity – 1100 mAh
Talk time – Up to 480 minute
Standby time – Up to 270 hours
Expansion Slot – microSD™ memory card (SD 2.0 compatible)
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.