A few days ago we told you that we heard the Touch Diamond would be launching on Verizon beginning April 10th. Well it looks like the rumors ended up being true. Verizon announced today that they are launching the HTC Touch Diamond. Beginning tomorrow, customers will be able to get the phone through business sales channels and online at VerizonWireless.com. The Touch Diamond features a 2.76 inch touch screen, 3.2 megapixel camera, Windows Mobile 6.1 with TouchFLO, and much more. Pricing for the Touch Diamond will be $299.99 after a mail-in rebate assuming you sign a two-year contract. Check out the full press release after the jump.
BASKING RIDGE, NJ, and BELLEVUE, WA — Verizon Wireless and HTC Corporation today announced that the HTC Touch Diamond™ will be available tomorrow through business sales channels and online at www.verizonwireless.com. The ideal productivity tool for busy professionals, the HTC Touch Diamond combines a fashionable mobile design with the added benefit of the nation’s most reliable voice and data network for fast e-mail and Internet connectivity.
Available color: Black
- Brilliant 2.76-inch touch screen display for navigating Web pages on the built-in Opera browser
- 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera
- microSD™ card slot that can support up to 16 GB of memory for extra storage of pictures, videos and music
- Customers can choose either the familiar Windows Mobile® home screen or the intuitive HTC TouchFLO™ 3D user interface
- Supports the Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional platform and integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Office applications
- Visual Voice Mail to help customers prioritize their messages
- VZ Navigator(SM)-capable to provide customers with audible turn-by-turn directions to more than 15 million points of interest and get directions to any address in the U.S. and share the directions with others
- Mobile IM to stay connected to colleagues when away from the office
- The HTC Touch Diamond will be available for $299.99 after a $70 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. Customers will receive the rebate in the form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted.
- VZ Navigator is available for $9.99 monthly access, and Visual Voice Mail is available for $2.99 monthly access. Other charges may apply when downloading or using applications.
- For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or visit www.verizonwireless.com. Business customers should call 1-800-VZW-4BIZ or contact their Verizon Wireless Business Sales Representatives.
(EDITOR’S NOTE: Media can access high-resolution images of the HTC Touch Diamond in the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.)
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and data network, serving more than 80 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 85,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
Founded in 1997, HTC Corporation (HTC) designs innovative, feature rich smartphones. Since its establishment, HTC has developed strong R&D capabilities, pioneered many new designs and product innovations and launched state-of-the-art PDA Phones and smartphones for mobile operators and distributors in Europe, the US, and Asia. These machines are available as HTC devices and as products individually customized for operator and device partners.
HTC is one of the fastest growing companies in the mobile device market. The company is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange under ticker 2498. For more information about HTC, please visit www.htc.com.
HTC Touch Diamond and TouchFLO are the trademarks of HTC Corporation in the United States and other countries. The other names of companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.