Sprint’s HTC Touch Pro2 Gets Its Windows Mobile 6.5 Upgrade

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Sprint has released the Windows Mobile 6.5 upgrade that users of Sprint’s HTC Touch Pro2 have been waiting for since last fall.

HTC Touch Pro2 for SprintThis high-end smartphone debuted with Windows Mobile 6.1, but Microsoft introduced an updated version of this operating system shortly thereafter. This includes some enhancements, but isn’t a monumental change.

It also includes an updated version of the HTC Sense user interface, and also offers improved integration with social networking services.

Get It Now
The Windows Mobile 6.5 upgrade for the HTC Touch Pro2 is available now on Sprint’s website.

Instructions for installing it can also be found on this site.

As is typical of Windows Mobile upgrades, it will erase everything stored on the smartphone, so backing up all data stored on the device beforehand is very important.

An Overview of the HTC Touch Pro2
This smartphone has a 3.6 inch, WVGA (800 by 480 pixel) touchscreen and a landscape-oriented QWERTY keyboard. The Touch Pro2 marks mark the return of the slide-and-tilt screen that was a hallmark of an earlier smartphone from HTC, the AT&T Tilt.

This phone runs on a 528 MHz processor from Qualcomm, with 288 MB of RAM.

It offers support for Sprint’s mobile broadband network, as well as Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. Other features include a 3.2 megapixel auto-focus camera, a GPS receiver, a microSD card slot, and a 1500 mAh battery.

Source: Sprint



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