HTC Launches Titan And Radar WP7 Handsets

Check out our hands-on preview of the HTC Titan and HTC Radar now

HTC has just announced
two new Windows Phone handsets, the much-rumoured Radar and the rather
unexpected 4.7in beast called Titan.

Both phones will
running the Mango update to the Microsoft OS which features
multitasking and improved search and browsing experiences. HTC was
remaining quiet on pricing saying it will be dependent on region and carriers.

First up is the 4.7in
HTC Titan, featuring a 480×800 LCD panel powered by a 1.5GHz Qualcomm
Snapdragon processor. It will be supported by just 512MB of RAM and
up 16GB of built-in memory.2″

The phone itself is
rather large, measuring 131.5 x 70.7 x 9.9mm yet it weighs in at a
light 160g. With the launch of the 5.3in {linkout:http://www.] Galaxy Note earlier today,
the lines between tablets and smartphones are certainly blurring.

On the rear the is an 8
megapixel camera with a f2.2 aperature lens (28mm equivalent)  and back illuminated sensor for
improved low-light performance. There are also a new panorama and
burst shooting modes allowing you to create wide-angle shots and snap
fast moving action.

The camera comes with a
large 1600mAh battery and HTC promises a “good days battery life”, despite
the larger screen.

The Titan, like the
name suggests, will dominate the new Windows Phone handsets when the
rest of them launch, with its 4.7in screen, but it could be too big
for some.

Next up is the
HTC Radar, a rather more run-of-the-mill HTC phone, featuring a 3.8in
touchscreen with a WVGA (480×800) resolution. The Radar features a 1GHz
Snapdragon processor with 512MB of RAM and up to 8GB of in-built storage.

HTC Radar

Like the Titan, the
Radar has a physical shutter button controlling a five megapixel
camera on the rear. Again the camera has the f2.2 lens, and panorama
and burst shooting modes. There is also a VGA quality front-facing

The phone measures
120.5 x 61.5 x 10.9mm and weighs 139g and the battery is a decent
HTC Radar

HTC said today it is
currently the largest-selling Windows Phone manufacturer and with
these handsets looks set to continue in that position. Both phones are due out in early October in Asia and Europe.

We have gone hands-on
with both phones and will be bringing you our first impressions very soon.

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