HTC HD2 System Software Update Available Again

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T-Mobile has re-released a system software update for its HTC HD2. This fixes some bugs on this high-end Windows phone.

The carrier describes the changes in the update in vague terms, simply saying that it offers “device stability and performance improvements”. In addition, it now includes T-Mobile’s MyAccount application.

The update was first released a couple of weeks ago, but was pulled off of T-Mobile’s site when it was found to have bugs of its own. Now that these have been fixed, HTC HD2 users can one again install it.

HTC HD2 for T-Mobile USAAvailability
The new system software for the HTC HD2 can be downloaded from T-Mobile’s website.

Users should back up their device before installing this upgrade, as doing so will erase everything on the smartphone and return it to a “Factory Fresh” state. 

Overview of the HTC HD2
What sets the HD2 apart from the competition is its 4.3-inch WVGA touchscreen, the largest yet on a Windows phone. This is also the first Windows Mobile device with a capacitive display that supports multi-touch.

Even without its cutting-edge screen, the HD2 would be among the most advanced smartphone running Microsoft’s Windows Mobile 6.5 Pro operating system, thanks to its 1 GHz processor.

Replacing Microsoft’s standard user interface is the latest version of HTC’s custom UI that has a focus on giving consumers easy access to the features they use most, as well as making this smartphone easy to use with a fingertip.

The HD2 doesn’t include a hardware keyboard, but that’s about the only feature it lacks.

Naturally, it has mobile broadband (7.2 Mbps HSDPA), and includes Wi-Fi b/g and Bluetooth 2.1. It is also able to act as a Wi-Fi router for another computer.

T-Mobile’s version includes a whopping 576 MB of RAM and is bundled with a 16 GB microSD memory card.

It also offers a 5 megapixel camera with auto-focus, GPS receiver, 1,230 mAh battery, and a 3.5 mm headset jack.

This HTC device comes with Microsoft’s standard collection of mobile apps: Outlook, Office, Media Player. Opera Mobile is the default web browser.



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