HTC confirmed the availability most anticipated HTC HD2 (HTC Leo) smartphone in November 2009 . HTC HD2 will be powered by the latest Windows mobile 6.5 OS. HTC HD2 will be the successor of HTC Touch HD released last year . It will have similar HD display touch screen with additional possibilities of the new OS .
Specifications of HTC Touch HD2 includes large 4.3 inch capacitive touch screen , 5 mega pixel auto focus camera ,1GHZ Qualcomm processor ,GPS ,WiFi and upto 32 GB expandable memory . HD2 will be the first Windows mobile to port a capacitive touch screen . The 1GHZ processor 448 MB RAM and 512 MB ROM are will let the phone to run graphics intensive , applications and web pages .
HTC HD2 is the perfect combination of everything .This top end WinMo device includes latest Windows mobile 6.5 professional pre-installed . Features of Windows mobile 6.5 like integration to application store , new menus ,enhanced touch sensitivity are plus points . The HTC Sense UI makes it easy to navigate to through menus that are more finger friendly . Successor of HTC Touch HD , HTC HD2 boasts of its capability to process graphics and visualize web pages in PC like quality .
HTC HD2 display :
HTC HD2 is the first Windows mobile device to include a capacitive touch screen . Large 4.3 inch has 480 x 800 pixels resolution with 65 K colors .The screen supports HTC Sense UI along with accelerometer , proximity and light sensors .
HTC HD2 Camera :
The camera is similar to the one in HTC Touch HD . 5 mega pixel auto focus camera with LED flash can capture images upto 2592 x 1944 pixels and videos at 30 fps . No front camera .
Other features of HTC HD2 :
Networks : Quad band GSM and Dual band UMTS
3G ,A- GPS ,WiFi ,Bluetooth , Class 12 GPRS ,3.5 mm audio jack ,Stereo FM radio with RDS , Email , IM ,EDGE ,Digital compass
HTC HD2 is just another social phone . It includes inbuilt applications for accessing ,Facebook ,Twitter ,Youtube and other online services .
Microsoft Office mobile and new touch enhanced Pocket internet explorer .
Video player that supports HD videos , DivX and all other general formats .
HTC HD2 includes a 1230 mAh Li-on battery that could provide 12 hours music playback and 5-6 hours talk time .
Verdict :One of the best phone in the world with all latest technologies and capabilities .
HTC HD2 price in India and launch date :
HTC HD2 is now available in European and Asian markets for a price of 550 Euro . So when it comes to India the price will be around 38300 INR with current conversion rates.
Update: Tata Docomo announced HTC HD2 smartphone for its customers in India. The device is now exclusively displayed at the Dive in Stores of Tata Docomo. Pricing is as given below.
In selected Indian states: 36,990, Maharashtra /Madhya Pradesh Gujarat: 37,100, Kerala: 37,300, UP: 36,990 INR. HTC HD2 is exclusively available for Tata Docomo customers till December 15. There after it will be available all over India through HTC stores.
Update: HTC launched a stripped down version of HTD2 as HTC HD mini at MWC 2010. Those who cannot afford HD2 at this price can consider HD mini.