HTC & Airtel Intros HD7 First Windows Phone 7 Smartphone in India

By December 29th, 2010 AT 6:58 PM

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp unveiled India’s first Windows Phone 7 smartphone HTC HD7 with country’s largest mobile operator Bharti Airtel.

HD7, announced at the Windows Phone 7 event in New York City on October 11 is featured with 4.3” capacitative touch screen, 5Megapixel camera with flash capable of HD video recording at 720p, 7.2Mbps HSDPA & WiFi support for faster internet along with other fine adjustments like Bluetooth, microUSB, FM Radio, Multimedia playback, GPS and apps.

Home screen of the phone is designed around a set of animated Tiles, which can be pinned/unpinned,dragged around,swapped anywhere on the homescreen. The HD7 can connect to a plethora of online services, including Windows Marketplace, the cloud-based storage, SkyDrive, Windows Live, Xbox Live, Zune and he usual online Office docs and Hotmail. The phone includes HTC Hub for easy access to unique HTC applications.

HTC HD7 is available at all authorised HTC resellers in India at a price of Rs 29,990.Online reseller is selling the smartphone at a discounted price of Rs.28999 with FREE Home Delivery.

Airtel customers can subscribe to exclusive data pack of 2GB per month for first six months at a special price of Rs.300. For details please visit your nearest Airtel Relationship Center.

Specs of HD7:

Weight 162 gm with battery
Dimensions 122 x 68 x 11.2 mm
Display capacitive touch screen with pinch-to-zoom capability, 4.3 inches, 480 x 800 WVGA
CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 1 GHz
Operating System Windows® Phone OS 7
Storage Internal storage: 16 GB, ROM: 512 MB, RAM: 576 MB
Camera 5 MP, 2592?1944, Dual-LED flash, Geo-tagging, Video recording at 720p
Network HSPA/WCDMA: 900/2100 MHz; GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Connectivity Standard micro-USB 2.0, WiFi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate & A2DP
Internet GPRS/EDGE, 3G (HSDPA 7.2Mbps & HSUPA 2Mbps), Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML
Multimedia MP3 / WAV / WMA / eAAC+ player; MP4 / WMV / H.264 / H.263 player; 3.5 mm audio jack; Dolby Mobile and SRS sound enhancement; Stereo FM radio with RDS
Sensors G-Sensor, Digital compass, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor
Social Networking Facebook® and Windows Live™; Share photos on Facebook® or Windows Live™ SkyDrive®
GPS Internal GPS antenna; Bing™ Maps
Special Features With kickstand; Customize your phone with live tiles which dynamically update all key information right on the Start screen; Choose from thousands of video titles and music tracks via integrated Zune® services; Play console-quality video games with XBox LIVE® integration
HTC Hub Weather, Stocks, Converter, Photo Enhancer, Sound Enhancer, and more; Downloadable apps and games
Power & Battery Rechargeable Li-Ion 1230 mAh battery
Stand-by Time Up to 310 h (2G), Up to 320 h (3G)
Talktime Up to 380 min (2G), Up to 320 min (3G)

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Holy crap! This is way too pricey! I will consider HTC only when they reduce their prices atleast on par with Nokia’s phones with similar hardware!


too should subsidise the cost.

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