HTC Shift review

2008 is definitely a great year mobile computing , it is quite evident when you see the new HTC Shift. It is the most latest & powerful enough hand device to run Windows Vista Business, the HTC Shift is a perfect example of the kind of portability and functionality we require while on the move.

HTC Shift is an awesome device. It’s a perfect combination of Windows Mobile 6 Pro “smartphone” and a Windows Vista UMPC. They both can run at the same time you can use a button to switch between them. It is not a cell phone, you can not use this to make calls.

HTC Shift has SnapVUE™ which is an always-on mode that provides you instant access to critical information like e-mail previews, local weather, calendar, and SMS even if the device is not switched on. Push e-mail gives you instant alerts whenever you have new Outlook® e-mails. Through Wi-Fi or 3.5G high-speed connectivity, you enjoy the ultimate productivity and highest fidelity Internet experience around.

HTC Shift also features a 7-inch touch sensitive screen that slides out and tilts to a comfortable angle. It has a full QWERTY keyboard for convenient messaging and text input. A built-in fingerprint sensor is provided for increased security.

  • 7-inch, 800×480 touchscreen
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 30GB hard drive
  • Bluetooth 2.0
  • Wi-Fi 802.11g
  • 1.2 mp camera (for video conferencing)
  • Small touchpad for the mouse

The US release of the HTC Shift is due out this quarter. Price will be approx around USD1499.

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