Stylish New HTC S740 Smartphone Introduced

HTC S740 Smartphone

HTC today launched its new S740 smartphone successor of the HTC S730. The new phone sports a slim, stylish look and is wrapped in a matt black. It comes with a traditional 12-keys keypad and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.

The HTC S740 phone features the fastest mobile broadband capabilities with a maximum download speed of 7.2 Mbps, which is up to 18 times faster than 3G.

Besides, it features a 2.4 inch QVGA display. The phone is powered by Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard OS and is equipped with an internal flash memory of 256MB. Also the smartphone comes with features such as a 3.2 MP camera, GPS, Bluetooth, FM radio and microSD slot.

Some of the other specifications of the HTC S740 smartphone are as follows:

  • Size: 116.3 x 43.4 x 16.3 mm
  • Weight: 140g with battery
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • WLAN: 802.11b/g
  • Interface: HTC ExtUSBâ„¢ (mini-USB and audio jack in one; USB 2.0 High-Speed)
  • Talk time: WCDMA: Up to 320 minutes / GSM: Up to 380 minutes
  • Standby time: WCDMA: Up to 400 hours/ GSM: Up to 280 hours
  • Chipset: Qualcomm MSM7225, 528 MHz
  • “Demand for high-performance, smart, mobile devices continues to see strong growth globally and HTC is well positioned to meet the varying needs of our diverse customer base,” commented Dr. Florian Seiche, Vice President of HTC Europe. “The HTC S740 combines a powerful, premium phone with a full slide-out keypad in a compact and sleek form factor. Clearly, one size does not fit all and the S740 will play an important role in expanding our growing portfolio of devices.”

    The HTC S740 phone is expected to be made available in the European markets by September 2008. No word on the pricing yet.