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Rumor: New Touch Family HTC T8290 Comes with WiMax!


Posted on October 10th, by Kim Poh Liaw in archive, featured. 5 comments

Leaked photos from nedge2k.com has revealed a new HTC T8290, with its front like HTC Touch Diamond but has much bigger touch screen. The HTC T8290 is said to be a GSM + WiMax device, it has a 3.8-inch display screen with an impressive 800 x 480 WVGA resolution, built in WiFi and Bluetooth. The back of the T8290 is showing a Yota logo, which is a Russia WiMaX network provider. Is HTC bringing this to US instead of Touch HD? Check out more photos here!

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Source [nedge2k] via [modaco]





  • http://techrevie.ws Tech Reviews

    Lets hope that Sprint picks this one up for US distribution in the near future. Although I do not have high hopes that will happen.

  • http://narcogen.com Narcogen

    Why not? Aside from this there is only one other manufacturer of handheld form factor WiMax devices, and those are in the 2.3Ghz band, not the 2.5 that both Yota and Sprint use.

    Right now, if Sprint wants WiMax to take off, they have to have handsets and that means HTC. Nobody else is even close to ready.

  • Anonymous

    Please, let HTC send this out with 850/1900 MHz HSDPA and for use with XOHM. I’d rather use AT&T and XOHM than fucked-up Sprint and XOHM.

  • Lars

    i dontcare about wimax, dont have it in denmark, but i’ll but this phone for the design alone, well along all the cool things the touchHD has (TV out, high resolution etc. ) but mainly for the design. cant wait till i can import this sucker from somewhere.

  • anonymous

    They should definitely bring the HTC Quartz to the U.S. It would be compatible with Sprint’s Xohm network, they should make it a CDMA and Wimax enabled device though. Sprint has the best network in my opinion. Verizon and AT&T suck when it come to wireless!!!