Last week HTC announced the retail availability of its HTC Advantage at Amazon. “The HTC Advantage will challenge the way people think of mobile computing,” said Peter Chou, chief executive officer of HTC. “Based on customer feedback, the Advantage is a mobile computer that includes a large display and increased memory while keeping the portability and global 3G connectivity of HTC’s best devices. Building upon HTC’s strong track record for bringing cutting-edge mobile devices to the market, the HTC Advantage allows customers to bridge the gap between being mobile and being in the office.”
As one of the smallest mobile computers, the HTC Advantage running on Windows Mobile 6 and includes MS Office Mobile that allows users to create/edit MS Office documents on the go. Regarding connectivities, the new Advantage works on Tri-Band UMTS/HSDPA, Quad-Band GSM/GPRS/EDGE, Bluetooth 2.0, and Wi-Fi of course.
The Advantage’s technical specifications include: 5-inch VGA touch display, 8GB of HDD, 256MB or rom, 128MB of ram, miniSD card slot, HTC VueFLO for easy navigation, and 3.5mm Stereo audio jack. Last but not least, the Advatange also coming with GPS feature that offers 3D turn-by-turn driving directions, business directory, and traffic alerts and rerouting. What else do you want? the pricing set at $850 if you buy at Amazon.com.