HTC Introduces S740 Smartphone in Europe

Submitted by lalit on August 26, 2008 - 9:14am.

HTC today introduced their new smartphone with slide-out QWERTY keyboard and Windows Mobile 6.1 standard. The front of the phone is shared by the LCD screen and numeric keypad. The phone doesn’t have touchscreen, but uses the menu keys on the numeric keypad for managing the user interface.  The S740 comes with 2.4-inch screen, 3.2-megapixel camera, 528MHz Qualcomm processor, 256MB on board memory, microSD card slot and aGPS. For communication the phone supports GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900MHz), WCDMA/HSDPA (900, 2100MHz), WiFi b/g and Bluetooth 2.0 with EDR. The battery life of the phone for 3G use is 320 minutes talk time and 280 hours standby, whereas for 2G it is 380 minutes talk time and 400 hours standby.  It measures 4.57” x 1.70” x 0.64” and weighs 4.93oz. HTC S740 will ship in Europe in September 2008.