About time too .. I want one NOW!
40gb Harddisk, GSM/GPRS/EDGE .. no sign of GPS :-|
Hong Kong — 12 December 2007 — HTC Corp. (TAIEX: 2498; “HTC”), the world’s leading provider of Microsoft® Windows Mobile® smart devices, today announced the expansion of its product portfolio to include a groundbreaking computing device that focus on providing users with the definitive mobile computer experience. The HTC Shift brings a new era in mobile computing by combining the power of Windows Vista®, 3.5G/HSDPA connectivity and always-connected push email into an innovative sliding keyboard design. The HTC Shift is the epitome of extraordinary form, and delivers unparalleled functionality in a sleek, compact design.
The HTC Shift is HTC’s first device to feature the innovative new SnapVUE™ technology. SnapVUE™ provides instant access to emails, calendar, SMS messages and contacts without the need to fully boot up the device, helping to conserve power and extend battery life.
With onboard tri-band UMTS/HSDPA and quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE, the HTC Shift allows users to link up to any mobile network, and enjoy high-speed internet access anywhere. With Bluetooth® 2.0 and Wi-Fi®, the Shift is also a perfect companion with most PCs, notebooks and wireless LAN networks.
Weighing in at just 800g and equipped with a 7” touch sensitive ‘slide-n-tilt’ screen, the HTC Shift also hides a full QWERTY keyboard. With up to 2 days of battery life on standby, the HTC Shift is the new way to work efficiently and effectively on the move. (Subject to operation circumstances and settings)