Sprint Announces The Windows Phone 7 Powered HTC Arrive

htc arriveSprint recently announced its first Windows Phone 7 powered smartphone, the HTC Arrive. This handset comes with a tilt-up display and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. HTC Arrive is also the first CDMA Windows Phone 7 smartphone. It offers well-known Microsoft services like Microsoft Mobile Office, Zune and Xbox LIVE.

HTC Arrive features a 3.6 inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen display with 800 x 480 pixels resolution, 1GHz Snapdragon Processor, Windows Phone 7 OS, 5 mega pixel camera with flash and autofocus, HD (720p) video recording and playback, SRS WOW HD surround sound, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and more.

Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, full HTML Web browser with Bing search, Stereo Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, 16GB internal memory, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, Office Hub, Sprint Zone, Sprint TV, up to 6 hours talktime and a 1500 mAh Lithium-ion battery.

HTC Arrive allows you to access latest apps, games, music and premium Xbox LIVE games from the Windows Phone Market. This handset measures 117.6 mm x 58.9 mm x 15.5 mm and weighs 184 grams. HTC Arrive comes with a price tag of $199.99 with a new two-year service agreement and a $100 mail-in rebate. This handset will be available from March 20th. You can pre-order this handset from any Sprint Store with the purchase of a $50 Sprint gift card.

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