HTC and Airtel brings to India – HTC TOUCHTM

High Tech Computer Corp., the world’s leading provider of Microsoft® Windows Mobile®-based smart devices and Bharti Airtel today introduced The HTC Touchâ„¢ – India’s first mobile phone with TouchFLOâ„¢ technology. This handheld device operates on the intuitive touch screen navigation technology and is now exclusively available to Airtel Mobile users in India.

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The HTC Touchâ„¢ is a smart, stylish and versatile handset that brings together a wide variety of communication, entertainment and professional capabilities that enable mobile consumers to balance work and play. The HTC Touchâ„¢ represents extensive research and development and the conviction that fingertip control will enable more efficient, natural and intuitive touch screen navigation. The groundbreaking HTC Touchâ„¢ offers a new and unique way of controlling touch screen-based devices by recognising and responding to the sweep of a finger across the screen. It is even intelligent enough to distinguish between finger and stylus input and then responds accordingly.

“The HTC Touch™ is the first device to feature TouchFLO™, the new underlying touch screen technology developed by HTC,” said Peter Chou, Chief Executive Officer, HTC. “We are excited to partner with Airtel and bring this device to the India and we are confident that the HTC Touch™ will have a positive impact on the India telecommunications market as it brings a new level of simplicity to the powerful and function-rich device experience that today’s mobile consumers demand.”

“Our partnership with HTC to introduce India’s First TouchFLO technology featured mobile phone underlines our commitment to innovation. We are very excited at the opportunity to bring to our Airtel users a best in class product, which is elegant, stylish and equipped to deliver a power packed performance. This phone will be available exclusively on Airtel.” Said Sanjay Gupta, Chief Marketing Officer, Mobile Services, Bharti Airtel.

The new HTC-designed homescreen provides one-touch access to emails, text messages, calendar appointments and contacts, as well as current weather conditions and forecasts for hundreds of cities around the world.

Priced at Rs 19,900/- (Inclusive of taxes) The HTC Touchâ„¢ will be available for Airtel users in 10 cities, which includes – Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Pune, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, and Jaipur.