HTC 7 Pro release date and Price announced at Cellular South
US carrier Cellular South has introduced the HTC 7 Pro Windows Phone 7 smartphone.The carrier announced on 13th june that the HTC 7 Pro will be available on June 14 for $199.99 with a two-year contract and after a $100 mail-in rebate.
Similar to the HTC Arrive for Sprint, the smartphone features a slide-out QWERTY keyboard and a tilting 3.6-inch, WVGA touch screen. The HTC 7 Pro also has a 1GHz Snapdragon processor and a 5-megapixel camera with 720p HD video capture, along with the Xbox Live and Zune integration and other goodies that come with Windows Phone.
The HTC 7 Pro also features a Start screen with Hubs that provides access to the most valuable content and customisable Live Tiles, with real-time updates from the web. Depending on the application, the Live Tiles might show pending messages and appointments, news and weather, or game notifications and friend status. It also lets the user customise people, applications, playlists, pictures, and other favourites to the Start screen. The People Hub brings together relevant content based on the person, including photos and live feeds from social networks. People Hub provides a central place from which to update status or change profile pictures across multiple social networking sites. Games Hub provides Xbox Live. Users can use the free Xbox Live service to match with friends. Pictures Hub houses user’s entire collection and enables to share pictures to a social network. Music + Videos Hub plays a music collection, synced wirelessly from a PC. Users can stream or download new tunes. There is a built-in FM radio and an optional Zune Pass subscription. Marketplace Hub allows the user to discover and load the phone with certified applications and games. Office Hub brings productivity softwares to the phone. With access to Microsoft Office, OneNote and SharePoint Workspace, users can read, edit and share documents.