Vodafone, HTC Announce New Android Phone
At a Vodafone press conference today, HTC and Vodafone announced the Magic, a new smartphone from HTC running Google's Android OS platform. The Magic is a slab-style device without a physical keyboard. It features HSDPA 7.2, a 3.2-inch QVGA capacitive touch display, trackball, GPS with compass for pedestrian navigation, 500 MB of memory plus memory card slot, and Wi-Fi. Like all Android phones, it features Google Mail, POP and IMAP email, Google Talk, Google Maps, and YouTube. It will be launched in the spring in the UK, Spain, Germany, France, and Italy.