HTC said that it will bring one of its newest smartphones, the Touch Pro 2, to North America, but did not provide a specific launch date or any update on carrier partnerships.
The handset maker announced over the weekend on its official Twitter feed that it would bring the Windows Mobile 6.5-based phone, which it unveiled last week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, to a variety of markets. "And to answer the big question on everyone's minds, the Touch Pro2 will be broadly available in all major markets, including North America," the company said.
Shortly afterward, HTC provided an update, saying, "All, we have not announced a launch date for the Touch Pro2 in any country yet. But we did announce we will start to roll it out late Q2."
The Touch Pro 2 has a 3.6-inch WVGA TouchFLO 3D display, a tilt-capable screen and a full keyboard. The phone also supports a new feature from HTC called Straight Talk, which allows users to set up a multi-party conference call by accessing contact information in the user's email inbox. The phone, which also sports dual microphones and speakers and doubles as a conference bridge when flipped over, complete with a mute button.
See our photos of the Touch Pro 2 here...
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