O2 and HTC bring the big screen to you

O2 is pleased to announce that the HTC HD2 will be on sale in-store today, bringing the eagerly awaited handset to the home of smartphones. Available from free on O2 Pay Monthly, the HD2 packs in a massive 4.3 inch touch screen, fast processor and camera with LED flash into a package just 11mm thick and weighing in at 157 grams.

“The HTC HD2 is the first HTC branded phone to be sold on O2. We love the large screen and combination of Windows Mobile 6.5 with HTC Sense,” said Steve Alder, general manager of devices for O2 in the UK. “We are proud to be the home of smartphones and the HTC HD2 adds a new dimension to the range of devices we offer to our customers.”

Jon French, executive director UK & IE, HTC, said: “The close partnership between HTC and Microsoft means we are able to bring HTC Sense, a customer experience which makes the phone work in a more simple, natural and personal way, to a Windows phone for the first time with the HD2. With one of the largest screens in the market, the powerful and ultra-thin HD2 offers users an amazing mobile experience.”

The HTC HD2 is powered by a 1Ghz processor and has built in WiFi, GPS, and FM radio. It has YouTube, Facebook and Twitter integration and a MicroSD card slot for expandable memory, as well as a standard 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth and microUSB charging port.

The HTC HD2 will be available in-store and over the phone.