"High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC) (TAIEX: 2498) today announced its plans to release the world's first 3G Windows Mobile 5.0-based device, the HTC Universal. The Universal will enable customers to be more productive while having powerful multimedia and internet browsing capabilities. Global distribution plans for the device are expected in the second half of 2005 with mobile operators in Europe, North America, and Asia. Microsoft Corp. chairman and chief software architect, Bill Gates, unveiled Windows Mobile 5.0 during his keynote at Microsoft Mobile & Embedded DevCon 2005 in Las Vegas and displayed its versatility on the HTC Universal."
If you saw Bill Gates' Keynote at MEDC 2005, you would have seen the HTC Universal strutting its stuff. Now comes a press release by HTC confirming the availability of the 3G device with Windows Mobile 5. With a VGA display and a 180° pivot-screen design, many of you craving a Pocket PC Phone with VGA will probably be drooling over this one as we speak. The new device is expected to be delivered to European, North American and Asian mobile operators in the second half of 2005.