HTC's latest edition to its "S" range of smartphones takes a conventional 12-key candybar phone design, slots in the company's speciality - a sliding QWERTY keyboard - and adds 3.8 inch wide-screen, 3.2 megapixel and mobile broadband download speeds of up to 7.2 Mbps (if your carrier can handle it).

HTC's latest edition to its "S" range of smartphones takes a conventional 12-key candybar phone design, slots in the company's speciality - a sliding QWERTY keyboard - and adds 3.8 inch wide-screen, 3.2 megapixel and mobile broadband download speeds of up to 7.2 Mbps (if your carrier can handle it).

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Weight in at 140 grams (4.94 ounces) with battery, the S740 runs on Windows Mobile® 6.1 Standard and also has FM radio, Bluetooth, GPS with its 256 MB internal flash memory supplemented by a microSD™ slot.

Specifications:

  • Size: 116.3 x 43.4 x 16.3 mm
  • Weight: 140g with battery
  • Networks: WCDMA/HSDPA: 900/2100 MHz for EU and Asia
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • Maximum speed: UL = 384 kbps; DL = 3.6/7.2 Mbps**
  • Camera: 3.2MP, with the second VGA camera for video calling
  • Operating system: Windows Mobile® 6.1 Standard
  • Display: 2.4-inch QVGA screen
  • Camera: 3.2 megapixel with fixed focus
  • Internal memory: 256 MB flash; 256 MB RAM
  • Memory card: microSD™
  • WLAN: 802.11b/g
  • Bluetooth®: 2.0 with EDR
  • GPS: GPS/AGPS
  • Interface: HTC ExtUSB™ (mini-USB and audio jack in one; USB 2.0 High-Speed)
  • Battery: 1000 mAh
  • Talk time: WCDMA: Up to 320 minutes*** / GSM: Up to 380 minutes***
  • Standby time: WCDMA: Up to 400 hours*** / GSM: Up to 280 hours***
  • Special features: Sliding QWERTY keyboard, FM radio, Google Maps, RSS Hub
  • Chipset: Qualcomm® MSM7225, 528 MHz

Via HTC.

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