HTC Introduces Diamond, Sans Touch
HTC today announced the S740, a follow-up to the S730 that brings the styling and features of the Touch Diamond to a non-touch-screen Windows Mobile Standard device. Like the S730, the S740 sports a standard bar shape and numeric keypad, plus a physical QWERTY keyboard that slides out from the side. The S740 is intended mainly for Europe, with HSDPA 7.2 in the 900/2100 bands, but also includes quad-band GSM, making it compatible with US GSM networks. Other notable features include a 3-megapixel camera, memory card slot, WiFi, GPS, 528 MHz processor, and FM radio. HTC expects to ship the S740 in September.
T-Mobile Outs Windows 10 VR Phone From Alcatel
T-Mobile today listed the "Alcatel IDOL 4S with Windows 10 VR" on its web site. The unique version of the Idol 4S not only runs Windows 10, but sports many of the upgrades available in the related BlackBerry DTEK60, such as the high-end Snapdragon 820 processor, 21-megapixel camera, and USB Type-C connector, none of which are in the standard Idol 4S.
Cricket Wireless Lands the HTC Desire 555
Cricket Wireless recently added the HTC Desire 555 to its lineup of affordable Android smartphones. The 555 is a variant of the Desire 530.
HTC Bringing the One M9+ to Europe
HTC today said it plans to expand availability of the One M9+ outside of Asia to select European markets. The One M9+ is a slightly larger version of the M9 that has different camera and processor configuration.
Huawei Mate S Has Force Touch
Huawei today announced the Mate S, its new flagship Android smartphone. Its most notable feature is Force Touch, which precisely measures pressure on its touch screen.
touch but no touch?
touch OS was meant to compete with i phones "touch" capabilities and it should be that way
original winmo OS for smartphone is enough but maybe borrow some touch's cool graphics
That's the whole point of the Touch Pro.
The whole point of this device is a non-Pro, non-touchscreen version of the Touch Pro.