Yesterday, we reported that the WP7 NoDo update for the HTC Mozart leaked on the Internet. Today, a new RUU/ROM containing the NoDo update for the HD7 has surfaced over at XDA-Developers forum.
Microsoft will be releasing the NoDo update for all the WP7 handsets in the next couple of weeks. The NoDo update for WP7 will bring with it copy and paste functionality along with some other new features. The apps and games loading time have also been drastically reduced.
The ROM is apparently the final build, which will soon be officially released by Microsoft. The ROM is meant only for unbranded, generic HD7 handsets. Users who have a carrier branded version, can flash this ROM by converting their microSD card into a gold card.
HD7 owners who flashed this ROM reported improved overall performance and some sound improvements as well. HTC HD7 owners, who are interested in flashing the leaked ROM/RUU on their phone, can download it from here.
Looking to buy a Windows Phone 7 based phone or get your hands on an Android smartphone? Here is your chance to get it for free. T-mobile is offering the HTC HD7, Motorola DEFY, LG Optimus T and myTouch 3G for free till Valentines day.
T-mobile is offering several smartphones for free through February 14. You can choose between a range of Windows Phone 7 and Android based devices. The slashed price includes mail-in rebates, so you might have to pay some money to get the phone.
You will have to sign up for a 2-year contract with T-mobile to get the phone. So go ahead and get some Windows Phone 7 and Android love for free at http://www.t-mobile.com/.
HTC and Airtel today unveiled India’s first Microsoft Windows Phone 7 smartphone – the HTC HD7. It comes with a large 4.3 inch LCD display, 5 megapixel camera, 16 GB internal memory and so on. This handset is already available at Flipkart from last week, but today, HTC officially launched it in India.
Windows Phone 7 is an entirely fresh mobile experience, on which HTC is excited to be going big. We see tremendous customer opportunities with the integration of Microsoft’s most popular services,said Ajay Sharma, Country Head, HTC India. The value Microsoft is bringing to mobile customers around the world sets a new benchmark for the industry and HTC is proud to be the first in bringing in the brand new Windows Phone 7 experience to India in partnership with Bharti airtel.
On the launch Mr. Shireesh Joshi, CMO-Mobile Services, Bharti airtel said, We are delighted with the opportunity to bring the eagerly-awaited HTC HD7 Smartphone in India. Combining the strength of the airtel brand and network with the innovation and design of HTC and the great user-interface of Windows Phone 7, we are happy to bring another first for our customers that will take mobile communications to a whole new level.
This handset features a 4.3 inch LCD display with 800 x 480 pixels resolution, 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, Windows Phone 7 OS, 16GB of internal memory, 576 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM, 5 megapixel camera with auto-focus and dual-LED flash, HD (720p) video recording, HTC Hub, 1230 mAh battery and so on.
HTC HD7 comes with a price tag of Rs.29,990. You can purchase this handset from any authorized HTC resellers across the country. Alternately, you can purchase this handset from Flipkart for just Rs.28,999. Airtel customers will get an exclusive data pack to download 2GB data per month for 6 months at a special price of just Rs 300.
We have a good news for those who were eagerly waiting for the launch of HTC’s latest smartphone, the HTC HD7 in India. This handset is powered by the new Windows Phone 7 Operating System. HTC HD7 was launched back in October, and it seems that, the powerful HD7 smartphone is expected to launch in mid-December in India.
The popular online retailer, Flipkart is currently taking pre-orders for the HTC HD7 smartphone. This handset features a 4.3 inch LCD display with 800 x 480 pixels resolution, 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, Windows Phone 7 OS, 16GB of internal memory, 576 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM, 5 megapixel camera with auto-focus and dual-LED flash, HD (720p) video recording, 1230 mAh battery and so on.
The release date mentioned on the website is December 15th, which means that HTC will launch its first Windows Phone 7 powered device at the same time in India. You can pre-order the powerful HTC HD 7 for Rs.31,790. If you are planning to buy this smartphone, simply head over to this page.
Mobile Monday is back with a bang! Welcome to the first edition of the new Mobile Mondays. This week we saw the launch of Windows Phone 7 and nine Windows Phone 7 powered smartphones. Apart from that two amazing smartphones, Nokia N8 and BlackBerry Torch was launched in India. Angry Bird, the popular game for iPhone was released for Android and withing 24 hours, the game was downloaded 1 million times. Lets start the first edition of Mobile Mondays with some interesting news, views and related stuffs.
This week HTC launched 5 new Windows Phone 7 powered smartphone – HTC 7 Surround, HTC HD7, HTC 7 Trophy, HTC 7 Pro and HTC Mozart. The HTC Surround features a 3.8 inch WVGA display, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 5 megapixel camera with HD video recording and more. It also has an integrated stereo speakers, Dolby Mobile, SRS Surround Sound and audience noise suppression. HTC HD7 comes with a 4.3 inch TFT touchscreen display, 1GHz Qualcomm processor, 5 megapixel camera with HD video recording and so on.
Samsung announced 2 Windows Phone 7 powered smartphones and launched 3 Bada OS powered smartphone in Russia. Samsung unveiled Windows Phone 7 powered Samsung Focus and Samsung Omnia 7. In Russia, Samsung launched Bada OS powered Samsung Wave 525, Samsung Wave 575 and Samsung Wave 533.
LG also launched 2 Windows Phone 7 powered smartphones – LG Optimus 7 and LG Quantum. Both the handset comes with a 5 megapixel cameras with autofocus and LED flash, 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 16 GB internal storage, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, A-GPS and much more. The LG Optimus 7 comes with a 3.8 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen display while the LG Quantum features a 3.5 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
This week Nokia announced a new budget touchscreen phone, the Nokia C5-03. It features a 3.2 inch touchscreen display, Symbian S60v5 OS, 5 megapixel camera with 4X digital zoom, Wi-Fi, 3G Connectivity, music player, stereo FM radio, Bluetooth 2.0 with EDR, 40MB internal memory, 32GB expandable memory, 2GB microSD card included 4.5 hours of talktime on 3G, 25 days of stand-by time and 1000 mAH battery. Nokia also launched N8, the much awaited smartphone in India. It comes with a price tag of Rs.26,259.
Handset Of The Week – BlackBerry Torch 9800:
BlackBerry Torch is the first handset which runs on the new BlackBerry 6 operating system and the first handset to feature the combination of a full touch screen display with an iconic BlackBerry keyboard. It comes with a 3.2 inch touch screen display, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 5 megapixel camera with 2X digital zoom, 3G Connectivity, Bluetooth v2.1 with EDR, 4 GB internal memory, 32GB expandable memory, built-in GPS with BlackBerry Maps, up to 30 hours music playback, up to 18 days Standby Time, up to 5.5 hours talk-time and 1300 mAHr lithium-ion battery.
The HD7 is one of the most anticipated WP7 devices from HTC. However, the HD7 is nothing but an exact carbon copy of the HD2. The HD7 sports a 4.3-inch LCD screen with a resolution of 800×480. The handset packs in a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 576MB of RAM, 512MB of ROM and 8GB or 16GB of internal memory. The back of the phone sports a 5MP camera with auto-focus and dual-LED flash. As you can see, there is hardly any difference hardware wise between HD2 and HD7.
“By delivering the largest screen available on a Windows Phone, T-Mobile is offering a top-notch smartphone entertainment experience,” said Paul Cole, vice president, product management, T-Mobile USA. “With deep integration of entertainment brands, social networking capabilities and rich Microsoft services, the HTC HD7 intelligently brings together information and experiences that matter to customers all in a bold, sophisticated design.”
The only difference between the handsets are that the HD7 runs on WP7 (Windows Phone 7) and can record videos in 720p resolution. The phone will also come pre-loaded with Netflix, Slacker and T-Mobile TV.
HTC HD7 will be available in mid-November exclusively on the T-Mobile network.
Microsoft’s WP7 event just got over and the company has announced nine new WP7 based handsets for the holiday season. These nine handsets are slated to launch Microsoft’s assault on iOS and Android in more than 30 countries worldwide. These nine handsets will be available in selected European and Asian markets by October 21.
“We have a beautiful line up in this first wave of Windows Phone 7 handsets,” said Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer at Microsoft. “Microsoft and its partners are delivering a different kind of mobile phone and experience – one that makes everyday tasks faster by getting more done in fewer steps and providing timely information in a ‘glance and go’ format.”
Of the nine phones announced today, HTC leads the pack with 4 handsets HTC 7 Surround, HD7, 7 Trophy, Mozart – while LG (Optimus 7 and Quantum) and Samsung (Omnia 7 and Focus) jointly share the second sport with Dell coming filling in the last slot with its Venue Pro.
Users can get more information about all the nine WP7 handsets announced from Microsoft here
We recently posted the first real images of HTC HD 7 and now the complete specs of this amazing device has been emerged. HTC HD 7 is powered by the Windows Phone 7 Operating System and it has a 4.3 inch touchscreen display, 1GHz Qualcomm processor, 5 megapixel camera, Kickstand, 3G Connectivity, 32GB expandable memory and more. Check out the complete specs of HTC HD7 below.
HTC HD7 Complete Specs:
4.3 inch WVGA TFT LCD display
480 x 800 pixels resolution
1GHz Qualcomm QSD 8250 processor
5 megapixel camera
Auto-focus and 2x LED flash
2 step camera button
3.5mm headphone jack
Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR
MicroSD card slot
8GB internal memory
32GB expandable memory
Loudspeaker with hands-free support
1230 mAh battery
The price and availability of this handset is still unknown. This handset is expected to be announced soon. Stay tuned for more updates on the powerful HTC HD7 smartphone.
These days many devices powered by Windows Phone 7 are spotted in the wild, thanks to the official launch of Windows Phone 7 which is expected to be during the next month. The recent Windows Phone 7 powered device spotted in the wild is the HTC HD7. This device was leaked earlier, but now the first real images of this device has been appeared in Taiwan.
HTC HD7 will have a 4.3 inch WVGA display, 1GHz processor, 8GB internal memory, 32GB expandable memory and more. The complete specs, price and availability of this handset is still unknown. This handset is expected to be announced soon.
Some guys posted the real images of HTC HD7 in the Mobile01 forums. Check out the images below.