By January 20, 2011

HTC 7 PRO and HTC Gratia to come to the UK in February

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HTC Corporation, a global designer of smartphones, today announces the launch of HTC 7 Pro and HTC Gratia in the UK from February 2011.

"We are proud to be able to add two new phones to our already diverse UK product portfolio," said Jon French, executive director, HTC UK, Ireland and South Africa. "Both phones offer the stand-out design and innovation for which HTC has become renowned. With the fresh and exciting mobile experience of the Windows Phone 7 platform, HTC 7 Pro is for users who want to combine the ultimate in business efficiency with the ability to take full advantage of their leisure time. The elegant HTC Gratia is designed for those people looking for a compact yet powerful Android smartphone."

See the full press release and specifications for both devices after the break:


HTC 7 Pro

HTC 7 Pro
HTC 7 Pro combines powerful business features with multimedia performance and flexibility that make it the ideal phone both during and outside of work hours. The screen slides open and tilts to reveal a full QWERTY keyboard for fast, comfortable typing, while productivity features such as the ability to sort, scan and manage Outlook email, open and edit the latest Office documents and keep track of the markets with HTC’s stocks application, offer new ways to get more out of the business day.

With a tilting 3.6" screen, the power of a 1Ghz processor and cutting edge technology such as Dolby MobileTM and SRS WOW HDTM, the HTC 7 Pro delivers a rich multimedia experience. The integratration of many popular Microsoft services such as Xbox LIVE, Windows Live, Bing and Zune makes this handset the ideal companion for business users who want to take their entertainment with them wherever they go.

The unique Hub and Tile interface of Windows Phone 7 makes information quick and easy to access by grouping it into Hubs such as People, Pictures, Games, Music & Video, Office and Marketplace content and displaying the most up-to-date information on the homescreen Tile. Users will also be able to access exclusive applications and utilities through the HTC Hub. These include a weather and stocks application and a photo enhancer that enables special effects to be applied before sharing photos with friends.


HTC 7 Pro Specifications:

  • Windows® Phone OS 7
  • CPU Processing Speed – 1 GHz
  • Storage – Internal storage: 8 GB, ROM: 512 MB, RAM: 576 MB
  • Connectors – 3.5 mm stereo audio jack, Standard micro-USB (5-pin micro-USB 2.0)
  • Sensors, G-Sensor, Digital compass, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor
  • HTC Hub


    • See photos from your camera, Facebook® and Windows LiveT accounts in the Pictures hub
    • Music and Videos Hub powered by Zune® lets you listen to radio, download music, and more
    • SRS surround sound
    • Audio supported formats:
      • .m4a, .m4b, .mp3, .wma (Windows Media Audio 9)
      • Video supported formats: Playback: .3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .m4v, .mbr, .wmv (Windows Media Video 9 and VC-1)
      • Recording: .mp4
      • Battery type: Rechargeable Lithium-ion polymer or Lithium-ion battery
      • Capacity: 1500 mAh
      • Camera: 5 megapixel color camera
      • Auto focus and flash
      • 720p HD video recording: Built-in scenes include candlelight, landscape, and portrait match the environment of your subject
      • 3G: Up to 7.2 Mbps download speed / Up to 2 Mbps upload speed
      • GPRS: Up to 114 kbps downloading
      • EDGE: Up to 560 kbps downloading
      • Wi-Fi®: Wi-Fi®: IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
      • Bluetooth: Bluetooth® 2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate A2DP for wireless stereo headsets
      • Other supported profiles: AVRCP, HFP, HSP, PBAP


        Social Networking

          • Facebook® and Windows LiveT
          • Share photos on Facebook® or Windows LiveT SkyDrive®
          • Location: Internal GPS antenna
          • Bing Maps


          Special Features

          • Customize your phone with live tiles which dynamically update all key information right on the Start screen
          • Choose from thousands of video titles and music tracks via integrated Zune® services
          • Play console-quality video games with XBox LIVE® integration
          • Recommended Windows System Requirements: Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, or Windows® XP
          • Zune® software


          HTC Gratia

          Gratia Pearl White
          Available in Pearl White, the HTC Gratia is sleek and lightweight – measuring just over four inches in length, weighing 4.06 ounces and featuring a seamless, rubberised and beveled back cover that opens to show a vibrant yellow inner chassis.

          This user-friendly and powerful smartphone runs Android 2.2 and the acclaimed HTC SenseTM – offering an experience that makes your phone work in a more personal and natural way. HTC Sense offers a number of unexpected features designed to bring a smile to your face, such as making the phone ring louder if it is in your bag or your pocket, but automatically decreasing the ringer volume when you pick it up to answer a call.

          HTC Gratia also comes with Friend Stream – an application that helps you keep in touch with friends and family by bringing all of your Facebook, Twitter and Flickr updates into one single, organised flow of updates.


          HTC Gratia Specifications:

          • Processor – 600 MHz
          • Operating System
          • AndroidTM 2.2 with HTC Sense
          • Memory: ROM: 512 MB RAM: 384 MB
          • Dimensions – 103.8 x 57.7 x 11.7 mm (4.09 x 2.27 x 0.46 inches)
          • Weight 115 grams (4.06 ounces) with battery
          • Display – 3.2-inch touch screen with 320 X 480 resolution
          • Network – HSPA/WCDMA (900/2100 MHz) Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE: (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
          • Onscreen navigation
          • Optical trackball
          • Sensors – G-Sensor Digital compass Proximity sensor Ambient light sensor
          • Connectivity – Bluetooth® 2.1 with A2DP for wireless stereo headsets Wi-Fi®: IEEE 802.11 b/g 3.5 mm stereo audio jack Standard micro-USB (5-pin micro-USB 2.0)
          • Camera – 5 megapixel colour camera with auto focus VGA (640 x 480) resolution
          • Expansion slot – microSDTM memory card (SD 2.0 compatible)

          Posted by: James

          Posted in: Press Releases

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