VZW HTC Touch Diamond to launch April 10 for B2B/Web/Telesales customers

It’s certainly been a long time coming, but thanks to one our faithful Verizon ninjas we now know that Verizon is all set for the launch of its custom variant of the HTC Touch Diamond for all B2B, web and telesales customers come April 10. And while the full retail channel release date has yet to be set, we’re more than sure that a lot of the Big Red faithful won’t mind the extra wait seeing as the Touch Diamond will go for as little as $199.99 on a 2-year after mail-in rebates. For those who prefer not to be locked in to contracts or just want to add the Touch Diamond to their cellular collection, expect to fork over $469.99. Just a little refresher as to what makes the VZW Touch Diamond unique:

  • CPU: Qualcomm 7500A
  • Speed: 528 MHz
  • RAM size: 128MB
  • Flash size: 256MB
  • Display resolution: 480×640
  • 3.2 megapixel camera with autofocus

Hit up the jump for a product description, full specs/features and a list of retail box contents. Aww, heck, you might as well check in on our exclusive VZW Touch Diamond gallery to help tide you over until the 10th while you’re at it.

Description

The new HTC Touch Diamond combines all the performance and functionality of Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional with high-tech, innovative TouchFLO 3D Technology on its hi-res touch screen. View, Create, and edit documents in Word and Excel, view PowerPoint and PDF files, filter your Inbox, and stay connected securely with your office via ActiveSync or Wireless Sync. Take advantage of Wi-Fi connectivity, Bluetooth Wireless Technology and its 3.2 MP camera w/flash and video capture. Use it as a tethered modem with Mobile Broadband Connect (previously named BroadbandAccess Connect), find your way with VZ Navigator and stay entertained and up to date with Windows Media Player and Visual Voice Mail.

Features

  • 1xEVDO – Rev. A capable
  • 3.2 Megapixel Camera
  • ActiveSync
  • Auto Flash
  • Auto Focus
  • Bar Style Design
  • Bluetooth (see BT Profiles for details)
  • Bluetooth – Stereo
  • Bluetooth Enabled for Wireless Headset Support
  • Bluetooth Printing
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Caller ID – Picture
  • Camera
  • Camera w/ Flash
  • Capture Mode: Portrait and Landscape
  • Data Capable
  • Display – Color
  • Display: 480 x 640 VGA resolution color TFT-LCD
  • E-mail & Internet Access
  • E-mail & Web for Smartphone
  • Embedded Ringtones, Vibrating Alerts & Silent
  • Hearing Aid Compatibility:M4
  • High-speed USB Connection
  • MP3 Capable
  • MP3 Trimmer
  • Microsoft Media Player
  • Microsoft Pocket Excel
  • Microsoft Pocket Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Pocket Powerpoint – view only
  • Microsoft Pocket Word
  • Mobile Broadband Connect
  • Multitasking Capability While Playing Music
  • Music Player
  • NationalAccess Connect
  • OTA Capable
  • Phone book with up to 1,000 Entries with multiple contacts
  • Polyphonic Ring Tones
  • Removable Memory – MicroSD
  • Requires Data Feature/Plan
  • Rev A Capable
  • Speakerphone
  • Speed Dialing
  • TTY compatible
  • Tethered Modem Support
  • Text, Picture, Video & Voice Messaging
  • Touch screen display
  • TouchFLO Technology
  • Up to 16GB MicroSD Optional Removable Memory
  • VZ Navigator capable
  • VZAccess Manager
  • VZAppZone
  • Video Capture & Playback
  • Virtual, All-Touch QWERTY Keyboard
  • Visual Voice Mail
  • Voice Commands
  • Voice Note/Memo
  • Voicemail
  • Web Browser
  • WiFi
  • Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional
  • Windows Mobile Device Center
  • Windows Vista compatible
  • Wireless Sync

Specifications

  • Mode: All Digital Talk Time:  Up To 300 Minutes
  • Color:  Black  Standby Time: Up To 375 Hours
  • Size: 4H x 2W x 0.55D Screen Size: 2.8 inches
  • Weight: 4.20oz.
  • Screen Resolution:  480×640 VGA resolution, TFT-LCD touch sensitive display
  • Number of Contacts: 1000+
  • Current Software Version: 1.14.605.13

Included With Handset

  • AC Adapter
  • Getting Started CD (includes User Guide)
  • Mini USB Charging Data Cable
  • Multifunction Audio Cable
  • Quick Reference Guide
  • Quick Start Guide
  • RF Brochure
  • Read This First Poster
  • Standard Lithium Ion Battery
  • Stylus (2)
  • VZAccess Manager CD

Thanks, VZWNinja!

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