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Get Total Connectivity for Enhanced Efficiency with the C730

  • 08 August, 2007 12:21

<p>The 3.5G Messaging Phone with Everything You Need to Get Connected</p>
<p>Sydney, Australia - 8 August 2007 – HTC Corp, a leading PDA phone and Smartphone provider, today announced the launch of the C730 from Dopod International – a 3.5G messaging phone, complete with QWERTY keyboard that boasts total connectivity. Running on the latest Windows Mobile 6 standard operating system, with a powerful 400MHz processor the C730 is set to provide ultimate convenience for professionals on the move.</p>
<p>The C730 is a sleek Smartphone, built to empower users who crave power and connectivity. Operated by a powerful 400MHz processor, the C730 keeps users connected easily with Microsoft Direct Push Technology and 3.5G HSDPA. Downloads are faster and access to emails instantaneous.</p>
<p>Measuring only 13.5mm, this slim device has a built-in high speed 802.11g WiFi connection, while supporting GSM Quadband and WCDMA Network and EDGE. Its network is set for users to roam anywhere around the world with ease, providing ample opportunity to stay in touch. The C730 is also equipped with a 5-way navigational button, 3-way smart jog bar and full QWERTY keypad, guaranteeing seamless navigation, convenient scrolling and easy input for messaging, sending and receiving emails as well as chatting on MSN/Live Messenger.</p>
<p>Minimalist style, Robust Functions
The C730 personifies professionalism and embraces cutting-edge technology. Weighing only 120g, this classy Smartphone comes with a 128MB built-in ROM and 64MB RAM memory as well as a 2.4 inch QVGA display screen. Shutterbugs will love the 2.0 mega-pixel CMOS camera that not only allows users to edit photos but also gives them the option of recording videos and sound.</p>
<p>The C730 is designed with the ambitious professional in mind and is packed with extra features. It acts as a mobile office, allowing users to edit documents, sync email and schedule list as well as update contacts database. It also allows users access to Windows Live on the go which enables users to have multiple conversations with friends, business partners and colleagues as well as instantly push your Hotmail directly to your phone. To ease things further, the C730 is also equipped with Voice Commander, enabling users to make calls and browse through messages and emails hands-free.</p>
<p>The C730 is also one of the first Smartphones in the market to deliver rich HTML email support. This is a key feature in Windows Mobile 6 and means that reading your emails in HTML format on this device is just like reading them on your desktop PC – clear and uncut. The HTML email support works with any POP mail account and Exchange Server 2007 and really positions the C730 to be at the forefront of this advanced technology.</p>
<p>Jack Tong, Vice President of HTC Asia says, “HTC is continuing in its quest to provide a complete range of Smartphone and PDA devices that cater specifically to the needs of its consumers. In response to the rapid growth of mobile enterprise email subscribers throughout the Asia Pacific region, we’ve decided to market the 3.5G messaging phone that not only ensures total connectivity, but also enhance efficiency while meeting the rigorous demands of a professional lifestyle. In the business world, power and connectivity are essential tools and the C730 has them all.”</p>
<p>Jason Lim, Regional Director, Asia Pacific &amp; Japan, Mobile Communications Business, Microsoft Corp. said: “As one of the first Smartphones powered by the new Windows Mobile 6 operating system, the C730 allows users to fully embrace the benefits of mobile computing. We have already seen significant traction for Windows Mobile throughout Asia, and by integrating our software with HTC’s innovative devices, we will continue to redefine user experiences for mobile office workers and consumers alike.”</p>
<p>Pricing &amp; Availability
The C730 from Dopod International is available from August 2007 from Brightpoint, Optus, Vodafone and Microsoft at a suggested retail price (inclusive of GST) of $899.</p>
<p>*All prices are subject to pricing policies of individual operators.
** Push Mail is only available when partnered with servers running Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 updated to SP2 and Microsoft Exchange Server 2007.
1. With proper roaming agreement in place</p>
<p>About HTC</p>
<p>Founded in 1997, High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC) designs, manufactures and markets innovative, feature rich smartphone and PDA Phone devices.</p>
<p>Since its establishment, HTC has developed strong R&amp;D capabilities, pioneered many new designs and product innovations and launched state-of-the-art PDA Phones and smartphones for mobile operators and distributors in Europe, the US, and the Asia Pacific. These machines are available as HTC devices and as products individually customised for operator and device partners.</p>
<p>HTC is one of the fastest growing companies in the mobile device market. The company is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange under ticker 2498. For more information about HTC, please visit</p>
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<p>Media Contact:</p>
<p>Rebecca Blasina
Max Australia
(02) 9954 3492</p>

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