Recently discussed on the Internet as the HTC Lolita, the design has now become the subject of a name change to the HTC Touch Cruise 09.
To be priced at 460 euros, the new design features an advanced navigation system utilising the new HTC Footprints location-based service. With this feature, you can geo-tag photos and sounds, access navigation on a turn-by-turn basis and mount the phone on a free car cradle that will arrive inside the retail box.
Other features, according to the GSM Arena website, includes the Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional operating System, a microSD slot to expand that 256Mb of RAMand a TouchFlo interface behind the 2.8in screen displaying 65k of colours via QVGA resolution.
Data transfer is swift via 3G and HSDPA. Distant Internet connection is possible through WiFi and short range wireless connections to accessories is also possible with Bluetooth 2.0 plus AD2P. A camera is apparently to be included. It is a mid-range model featuring 3.2MP.
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