Sprint gets first Windows Phone 7 phone: HTC Arrive

Sprint is finally getting some Windows Phone 7 action with the announcement of the HTC Arrive, also known as the HTC 7 Pro.

Sprint is finally getting some Windows Phone 7 action with the announcement of the HTC Arrive, also known as the HTC 7 Pro.

The CDMA handheld is available for pre-order now and are intended to ship starting on Sunday, March 20. The Arrive will cost $199.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate and with a new two-year service agreement. Note that pre-orders will also come with free $50 Sprint gift cards.

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In case you're not familiar with this slider smartphone with a full QWERTY keyboard, here's a rundown on the specs of the HTC Arrive:

  • 3.6-inch WVGA capacitive, multi-touch screen
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 1GHz processor
  • 16GB of onboard storage space
  • Additional 25GB of cloud storage for free with a Windows Live ID
  • 5-megapixel autofocus camera/720p HD camcorder with flash and digital zoom
  • 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi
  • Full HTML Web browser
  • Bing Search and Maps
  • Windows Phone Marketplace
  • Supports corporate email (Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync), personal (POP & IMAP) email and text messaging