HTC Radar Homes In on Windows Phone 7.5 Mango
HTC today announced the Radar, a new Windows Phone 7.5 mango smartphone. The Radar is a meant to serve as a mid-range WP7.5 device, and includes a number of HTC customizations of the WP7.5 platform. HTC has expanded the presence and scale of the HTC Hub, which can be used by customers to snag HTC-developed applications as well as video and music content. It comes with a 5-megapixel camera with F2.2 lens, autofocus, LED flash, and 720p video capture. It also has a VGA user-facing camera. The Radar has a 3.8-inch 800 x 480 LCD display, 1GHz Qualcomm SnapDragon processor, GPS, Wi-Fi, stereo Bluetooth, and 8GB of on-board storage. Other features include 5.1 surround sound, a bevy of sensors, and HSPA+ 3G at 14.4Mbps. The HTC Radar will become available in European markets first. HTC didn't immediately say if the Radar would be sold by U.S. carriers.
Phone Scoop spent some time with HTC's new Windows Phone 7.5 Mango handsets, the Titan and Radar. Here are our first impressions of these second-generation WP7 smartphones.
Dec 1, 2011
Cincinnati Bell today announced the launch of the HTC Radar 4G Windows Phone. The Radar is free after a rebate to new customers who switch carriers to Cincinnati Bell.
Sep 27, 2011
T-Mobile USA today announced that it will carry the HTC Radar 4G, its first Windows Phone 7.5 Mango smartphone. The Radar 4G features a 5-megapixel camera with F2.2 lens, autofocus, LED flash, and 720p video capture.
Oct 24, 2011
T-Mobile USA today announced via its Facebook page that the HTC Radar 4G will go on sale starting November 2. It will cost $99.99 after rebate with a new agreement.
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