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T-Mobile confirms price, release date details for HTC HD2

T-Mobile has finally come out with some official launch details for the HTC HD2 smartphone. But sorry, still no sign that it will be upgraded to the Windows Phone 7 series.
Written by Rachel King, Contributor

T-Mobile has finally come out with some official launch details for the HTC HD2 smartphone. But sorry, still no sign that it will be upgraded to the Windows Phone 7 series.

Available March 24, the HTC HD2 will start at $199 with a two-year contract with T-Mobile, and then the price jumps to $449 without a contract.

Running on the Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional OS, here's what else buyers will get:

  • 4.3-inch HD touchscreen display (480 x 800 WVGA resolution)
  • Qualcomm 1GHz Snapdragon processor
  • 576MB of internal memory
  • 16GB MicroSD card slot
  • 3G
  • GPS
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 2.1
  • 5-megapixel camera with LED flash
  • Weighs 0.35 pounds
  • Battery life expectancy: 8 hours (video playback), 12 hours (audio playback), 380 minutes (talk time), 490 hours (standby)

Owners can even turn their HD2s into mini e-readers, as it comes pre-loaded with the Barnes & Noble eBook reader application.

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