HTC TyTN

The TyTN is the latest from the top maker of Windows Mobile smartphones, the successor to the HTC Wizard (aka Qtek 9100), and as is the way with HTC it will be also be available in customised form under other brands –

expect it as the O2 XDA Trion, T-Mobile MDA Vario II and Orange MPV 3100, among others (it’s also been seen with HTC’s inhouse Qtek label as the 9100).

It’s a chunky 160 g but offers tri-band GSM, 3G, EDGE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a sliding QWERTY keyboard. There’s also a big 2.8in touchscreen TFT display, a microSD memory card slot, and a 2mp camera. It’s powered by Windows Mobile 5.0 and a 400MHz Samsung processor. And it has a BlackBerry-style jog wheel for easy, one-hand operation.
The display is limited by Windows’ capabilities (QVGA resolution of 240 x 320 pixels, 65K colours) but is crisp and has good strong backlighting. The keyboard looks convenient and it really is – you will be able to type fast with your thumbs. The camera has flash LED and a macro capability but no autofocus; colors are pleasant, though slightly over-vivid.

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FEATURES 90%
SALEABILITY 90%
 
SPECIFICATION 
Size   
Length 113mm
Width 58mm
Depth 22mm
Weight   
160g
Main display   
TFT, 65K colours 240×320 pixels, 42x57mm
Camera   
2mp, 1600×1200 pixels, video, flash, macro; also VGA video call camera
Connectivity   
3G, triband GSM, Bluetooth, USB, EDGE, IR
Battery   
Standby 300h
Talk time 5h
Features   
Music player, Windows Mobile 5.0, mini SD card