Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Sprint to take HTC 7 Pro orders from Microsoft staff Dec. 8

updated 02:55 pm EDT, Mon November 1, 2010

HTC 7 Pro orders Dec 8 at Sprint for MS workers

Sprint will give Microsoft staffers an early treat as it plans to open pre-orders for the HTC 7 Pro to the Windows developer ahead of launch. Confirming an earlier leak, the carrier said Microsoft alone could start requesting the phones December 8. Sprint wouldn't give BGR a release date, but the phone won't ship until 2011 since WP7 won't support CDMA phone networks until then.

It's unknown when regular buyers will have access to the 7 Pro, but the timing could see an unveiling as early as CES.

The 7 Pro is considered the spiritual successor to the Touch Pro2 and has a similar tilting QWERTY keyboard, implying that the OS should have deeper landscape mode support than the very limited initial WP7 release. It will still have a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 8GB of storage and five-megapixel camera that define the minimum specs, but it will have a relatively compact 3.6-inch, 480x800 touchscreen and the option of a 16GB version. All models should have 720p movie recording, 802.11n Wi-Fi and HTC's own app hub.



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Sound Blaster Roar Bluetooth speaker

There could very well be a new king of the hill for Bluetooth speakers, with Sound Blaster's recent entry into the marketplace. Bringi ...

Kenu Airframe Plus

Simple, stylish and effective, the Kenu Airframe + portable car mount is the latest addition to Kenu's lineup. Released earlier this y ...

Plantronics Rig Surround 7.1 headset

Trying to capture the true soundscape of video games can be a daunting task. Looking to surround-sound home theater options, users hav ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News