HTC Trophy Launching On Verizon Wireless May 26th For $149.99, Big Red’s First Windows Phone 7 Device
Today Verizon Wireless announced the first Windows Phone 7 device to land on the nation’s most reliable network, the HTC Trophy 7. I promise I won’t spill into why it took so long. The HTC Trophy will land on Verizon Wireless May 26th online, and be available on June 2nd in stores. Pricing has been set at a welcoming $149.99 after a mail-in rebate, and two year contract agreement.
According to the press release,
Windows Phone is the only phone that lets you play games with Xbox LIVE. Customers can sync directly with Xbox LIVE mobile to access their avatar, profile and gamer score to keep track of their wins. HTC Trophy also allows consumers to play by themselves or challenge friends in turn-based games. In addition to the many mobile gaming features, customers who buy an HTC Trophy before July 15 get a free Xbox 360 console game. Game enthusiasts can choose from Halo: Reach, Kinect Sports and Lode Runner – up to $60value.
HTC Trophy features the Music + Video Hub, giving customers quick access to music and movies on their device. Customers can stream or download millions of songs with a Zune Pass subscription and access over 15,000 quality apps and games in the Windows Phone Marketplace through the Marketplace Hub.
Additional Specifications for the device include:
- 1 GHz Snapdragon® processor
- WVGA 3.8-inch touchscreen
- Surround sound through SRS WOW HD™
- 5-megapixel camera with autofocus and LED flash
- 720p HD video capture
- 16 GB on-board storage
- Wi-Fi connectivity: 802.11 b/g/n
- Global ready – allowing customers to enjoy wireless voice and data service in more than 200 countries, with more than 125 with 3G speeds
- HTC Hub-customization through downloadable applications that offer even more entertainment and productivity
- View and edit Microsoft Office® documents, including Excel®, Word® and PowerPoint® with the Office Hub and data access on SharePoint® servers
So how many of you are planning on getting Verizon Wireless’ first Windows Phone 7 device? Still interested? Could this be the beginning of Windows dominance in the smartphone arena? Hit up the comments and let us know.