HTC Corporation launched the HTC HD2, the first Windows phone with HTC Sense, in India.
As part of its initiative to encourage Internet access through mobile devices, TATA DOCOMO has announced an exclusive offer with this launch. TATA DOCOMO customers who purchase an HTC HD2 phone will get an exclusive offer to browse the Internet and download 500MB of data per month free for a period of 6 months. To avail the TATA DOCOMO offer, customers can SMS ‘WINDOWS’ to 54321 from their HTC HD2 Handset.
The HTC HD2 will be available at a market operating price of Rs 39,990 in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, and Rs 36,990 in the other parts of the country at all leading authorised HTC resellers across the country.
With high resolution 4.3-inch “capacitive touch” display, the ultra-thin HTC HD2 delivers more visible content in a sharper, brighter and richer way. 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. The large display also enables faster, more efficient and accurate typing using the onscreen keyboard. Utilizing Qualcomm’s new 1 Ghz Snapdragon mobile processor, the HTC HD2 offers enhanced performance that improves the speed of applications, videos, games and more.
The HTC HD2 showcases the powerful messaging, browsing and productivity capabilities delivered by Windows Mobile® 6.5. Offering the best in e-mail experience complete with the ability to synchronize with Microsoft Exchange, users have the ability to check and manage multiple e-mail 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.
“HTC HD2 is the first Windows phone to embody the HTC Sense user interface, which makes the phone much more intuitive, engaging and a pleasure to use. Powered by Windows Mobile 6.5, the HD2 blends cutting-edge technology and stylish looks to deliver a smooth and superior experience to the customers”, said Mr Ajay Sharma, Country Head, HTC India.
Announcing the launch of the HTC HD2 for TATA DOCOMO customers, Mr Gurinder Singh Sandhu, Chief Marketing Officer, TATA DOCOMO, said: “TATA DOCOMO is a young brand that recently rolled out GSM services across 15 Circles within a span of five months and has received an enthusiastic response. When we launched our GSM services, we had promised our subscribers that we would bring to them the best products and services. Living up to that brand promise, we are launching the HTC HD2 phones for our customers. Infact we will be premiering the HTC HD2 exclusively at TATA DOCOMO Dive-In stores so that customers may have a first hand experience of the world’s biggest touch screen phone.”
“The HTC HD2 phones, together with TATA DOCOMO offerings, will appeal to a broad spectrum of retail and business customers who want an exceptional mobile experience with e-mail, messaging, social networking, mobile Internet, music and entertainment,” Mr Sandhu added.
TATA DOCOMO has rolled out its GSM services in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Orrisa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh-Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Kolkata, Jharkhand, Punjab, Bihar, UP East and UP West, while Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Limited has launched GSM services under the TATA DOCOMO brand in the Mumbai and Rest of Maharashtra Circles.