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HTC updates Touch Cruise and adds Footprints to it

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Today, HTC announced the release of the updated Touch Cruise, the GPS centric device that it launched last year. The new release is a much sleaker version of the older model along with a host of new features including its new geo-tagging software called Footprints. This new software allows users to not only geo-tag their photos to make digital postcards but also add notes and audio to it. According to HTC, the Footprints software will be able to geo-tag both outdoors and indoors, though how it manages its little trick indoors is bit of a mystery.  It also has a 2.8 inches touchscreen display and its detailed specs are:

  • Size: 102 x 53.5 x 14.5mm
  • Weight: 103 grams
  • Connectivity: WCDMA/HSPA: 900/2100MHz. HSDPA 7.2 Mbps
  • Operating system: Windows Mobile® 6.1 Professional
  • Display: 2.8-inch TFT-LCD touch-sensitive screen with QVGA resolution
  • Control panel: HTC TouchFLO™, 4-Way navigation wheel with Enter and HTC Footprints™ buttons
  • Camera: 3.2 MP, with fixed focus
  • Internal memory: 512 MB flash ROM, 256 MB RAM
  • Expansion Slot: microSD™ memory card (SD 2.0 compatible)
  • Bluetooth: 2.0 with EDR
  • Wireless: Wi-Fi 802.11b/g
  • GPS: GPS/A-GPS
  • Interface: HTC ExtUSB (mini-USB 2.0 and audio jack in one)
  • Battery: 1100 mAh
  • Talk time: GSM: up to 400 minutes
  • Standby time: GSM: up to two weeks
  • Chipset: Qualcomm® MSM7225™, 528 MHz
  • The phone is slated to release worldwide in Q2 2009 with the price to be $500 to $600 for unlocked handset.

    [Via Engadget Mobile]

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    Written by dvdand

    January 22, 2009 at 9:26 am

    Posted in Handsets, HTC

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