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Missing from list[edit]

There are quite a few missing from the list, ie the Orange SPV, SPV E100, SPV E200 and SPV C500. There's also the C550 coming up too.—Preceding unsigned comment added by 81.130.76.58 (talkcontribs)

The XDA Neo is also missing.—Preceding unsigned comment added by 172.214.57.107 (talkcontribs)

We should just duplicate the chart shown in External links.

I duplicated it. Now we can include it in an article and expand on it with the latest information in a wiki way. — Omegatron 03:14, 22 September 2006 (UTC)

The HTC Excalibur (S620) Excalibur is missing from the list of Smartphone devices. Can someone add it to the list of devices and its variant names? - SEAL6 17:53, 11 October 2006 (UTC)

Giant table[edit]

I converted this table into wikicode. I assumed "planing" meant "planned for the future" and made some other changes like alphabetical order. I don't believe information like this is copyrightable; only the way in which it was presented. I destroyed all such presentation formatting in the conversion process, so I think we're fine. We should make this into an article and allow it to be updated and fixed in a wiki way — Omegatron 18:01, 21 September 2006 (UTC)

PDA list[edit]

Table style[edit]

Fujitsu / Siemens Hewlett-Packard Compaq Palm Dell
LOOX 400 iPAQ H2200 Series iPAQ H3600 Series Treo 650 Axim x50 series
LOOX 700 iPAQ H4100 Series iPAQ H3700 Series Treo 670 Axim x50v series
iPAQ H4300 Series iPAQ H3800 Series Axim x51 series
iPAQ H1900 Series iPAQ H3900 Series Axim x51v series
iPAQ rx3000 Series
iPAQ hx4700 Series
iPAQ hw6500 Series
iPAQ hw6700 Series

Regular list style[edit]

(No real reason for this one to be in a table.)

Pocket PCs and Smartphones[edit]

HTC model O2 T-Mobile i-mate Qtek Dopod Orange Vodafone Sprint / Audiovox China Unicom / Daxian Verizon Telefonica e-plus+ Tata Indicom Cingular / AT&T / Siemens Krome Lobster SoftBank Swissom UTStarcom
Pocket PC Phones
Alpine XDA IIi PDA2 2020i 699 SPV M2500
Apache Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned PPC 6700 Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned
Athena O2 XDA Atom Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned
Blizzard Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned
BlueAngel XDA IIs MDA III PDA2k 9090 700 SPV M2000 VPA III PDA III EGO SX66
Falcon PPC 5050
Harrier PDA2k EVDO PPC 6601 CU928 VX6600
Hermes Planned Planned JASJAM Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned
Himalaya XDA II MDA II Phone Edition 2020 696 SPV M1000 VPA TSM500 Navigator F1
Magician XDA II Mini MDA Compact Jam s100 818
Refresh New Jam s110 828 SPV M500 VPA Compact SPY
Universal XDA Exec MDA Pro JASJAR 9000 900 SPV M5000 VPA IV Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned
Wallaby XDA MDA 1010 686 TSM400 SX56
Wizard or Prodigy XDA mini Pro MDA IV KJam 9100 838 SPV M600 Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned
Pocket PC
Galaxy Planned Planned PDAN G100 P100 Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned
Smartphones
Amadeus Xphone IIm SDA Music 8100
Canary Smartphone 6080 SPV Classic
Feeler Xphone II SP3i 8020 575 VDA
Hurricane SDA II SP4m
Robbie SPV C550
Sonata SDA 8200
Star Trek Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned
Tanager 7070 515 SPV E100
Tornado Noble Planned Planned SP5 8310 577w SPV C600 Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned
Tornado Tempo XDA Phone Planned SP5m 8300 586w Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned Planned
Typhoon SP3 8010 565 SPV C500 SMT5600 Intellekt iQ700
Vivida Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled Cancelled
Voyager Xphone SP2 8080 535 SPV E200 Intellekt iQ200


Why is the Tytn under both categories in the article? What's the difference between a smartphone and a pocketpc phone anyway? — Omegatron 18:01, 21 September 2006 (UTC)

Other older PDAs and Windows CE devices[edit]

I think someone should look into adding some of the older Windows CE based devices that HTC has developed over the years in addition to the more recent Pocket PCs and Smartphones. An at least somewhat complete list of these devices would be very interesting for a wiki page like this. I know for a fact that they were the ODM of the Everyex Freestyle (which also had many other names) range of Windows CE Palm Size PCs as well as I'm sure more than a few Handheld PCs and other PsPCs. It seems they have been designing an amazing array of all sorts of different Windows CE devices almost from the beginning. Based on a cached version of their site on Archive.org, they were even the ODM for some ARM Windows CE Thin clients. Here is the archived version of their site that discusses the launch of one of their thin clients: http://web.archive.org/web/20000612231445/http://www.htc.com.tw/ Tfgbd 00:43, 20 January 2007 (UTC)

Smartphone vs Pocket PC[edit]

What exactly is the difference, in this context, between a Smartphone and a Pocket PC Phone? --Quasar 20:48, 1 April 2007 (UTC)

Different versions of Windows Mobile. Windows Mobile Smartphone Edition (now called 'Standard Edition' as of Windows Mobile 6) devices feature cellular radios (ie, they're phones), but don't have touchscreens. Windows Mobile Pocket PC Phone Edition (now called 'Professional Edition') have cellular radios and touchscreens. Smartphone devices can't run software intended for Pocket PC devices, however most Smartphone software works on Pocket PCs. You can find out more by looking up the appropriate wikipedia articles. Wibbble 20:58, 1 April 2007 (UTC)
The Basic Difference in Smartphone and Pocket PC phone is that Pocket PC is more oriented towards business people. Physically the two have difference of a touchscreen. Smartphone doesn't have a touchscreen while pocket pc has. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 202.75.200.137 (talk) 21:16, 3 September 2007 (UTC)
There's a few different versions:
  • Professional - Has touch screen, + phone capabilities. Usually no QWERTY keyboard.
  • Standard - Phone capabilites + QWERTY keyboard. No touch screen, Sometimes look like phones.
  • Classic - Touch screen. No phone capabilities.
  • Square - Touch screen + Phone capabilities. Screen shaped like a box, only one orientation.

--MasterOfTheXP (talk) 21:07, 29 December 2008 (UTC)

New Table[edit]

how about putting the phones in order by release date? im seeing phones from 2006 mixed in randomly with phones from 2008 etc. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.215.233.24 (talk) 03:04, 6 July 2008 (UTC)

Hope everyone liked the new table I put up for the Pocket PC section as I believe it is much easer to read than a list of names like before, its not been changed back so I assume nobody hated it! I have tried to use the only official name/number of each phone after release from HTC rather than the various names mobile carriers have given them (this page is about HTC after all!), I think the phone's page should carry those where needed. Upcoming phones could use the usual HTC codename up until release. If no one objects I'll convert the smartphone section to a table when I get chance. PJDelaney (talk) 15:49, 5 June 2008 (UTC)

One thing is that the Athena/Advantage and Universal are not UMPCs, other than being kinda large they are no different a Touch Pro for example (which is more powerful). UMPCs are supposed to have an X86 processor and be able to run Windows XP or Vista —Preceding unsigned comment added by TMV943 (talkcontribs) 18:18, 15 June 2008 (UTC)
Well done -- very useful format! The Seventh Taylor (talk) 19:43, 15 June 2008 (UTC)
Fixed the entry for the Herald (no GPS)193.222.161.19 (talk) 18:01, 20 June 2008 (UTC)
Please include all aliases (in a separate table if needed). This information is VERY valuable and is a huge help when centralized as it was previously. It's true that people can go to each individual page to find a device's alias, but it's not as easy to go the other direction (start with an alias and find out the HTC name). I much prefer the table in the discussion section, although it's arguable that it's too wide to look good in the actual article. I don't want to revert the new table, as it appears there is information in it that is valuable to other people, but for me the previous lists were more helpful, and I referenced them often. 64.58.164.150 (talk) 23:33, 24 June 2008 (UTC)
I think the new table is more useful to the majority of people but I agree that having all the names in one place would be handy (you can look up the other way round at PDAdb.net BTW). I don't think sandwiching them onto the newer table is an option though as it will make it much heavier and less easy to comprehend. I'm all for a new separate table similar to the one above (albeit slimmed down with fewer operators perhaps?) under the product range heading as it mentions who the phones are produced for but would yet another table detailing the same set of phones look ok? What do other people think? PJDelaney (talk) 16:13, 25 June 2008 (UTC)

HTC Corporation[edit]

It seems that the company has changed "High Tech Computer" into "HTC" as their official English name. luuva (talk) 12:39, 7 August 2008 (UTC)

Touch Phones...huh?????[edit]

I don't see how the "Touch" isn't a Touch phone, so I've moved it to the Touch section.

Complete list of my changes:

  • Changed "CDMA Touch"'s WiFi value from Yes to No.
  • Moved "CDMA Touch" to Touch section.
  • Moved "GSM Touch" to Touch section.
  • Moved "Enhanced Touch" to Touch section.
  • Moved "Touch Dual" to Touch section.
  • Moved "Touch Cruise" to Touch section.
  • Moved "Touch Diamond" to Touch section.

I think that's it... --MasterOfTheXP (talk) 21:08, 29 December 2008 (UTC)

Image alignment change[edit]

I'm not too familiar with wiki formatting, but I made the images look a little better by putting them in a horizontal line rather than a list. If anyone wants to tidy it up, please feel free. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 87.194.86.138 (talk) 09:58, 3 April 2009 (UTC)

[edit]

HTC has not had the arrows on their recent devices for some time now (starting with HTC Touch HD) and have now dropped it from their website. A new logo picture should be added. --MasterOfTheXP (talk) 02:40, 21 May 2009 (UTC)

buzzirk[edit]

what is your business with buzzirk, zer01, globel verge, and utgi. Your phone is being used as a product with these companies and I want to know how. I am a employee with buzzirk and I want to know how your corporation is involved. Thank You Kyle Tong... —Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.253.77.9 (talk) 16:45, 31 July 2009 (UTC)

What? Does this make sense to anyone else? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 68.153.29.23 (talk) 06:05, 15 April 2010 (UTC)

Advertisement? Neutrality?[edit]

This article seems to be fairly self-promotional, with some of the material word-for-word from marketing material/video on the company web site. This is especially obvious with the lack of attribution of many positive edits, and few neutral/negative edits, and little material of substantial depth. The upfront material, history, and article as a whole all emphasize "firsts," parhnerships/alliances, and market positioning.

If there's little substance and balance, then there's little reason to keep the article. 173.54.220.14 (talk) 18:40, 10 June 2010 (UTC)

  • Frankly, you seem very biased. Having "firsts" listed, partnerships, etc. has nothing to do with being self-promotional, especially if it's informational. Just because there is a lack of negative material does not mean it's self-promotional. Almost everything is sourced from tech news or other sites, NOT from the company website. I've seen much more blatantly self-promotional pages for other companies. Your bias against HTC is really obvious since you feel the need to delete the article rather than improve it. -Multivariable (talk) 18:47, 10 June 2010 (UTC)
    • There's no need to delete. I'm a fan of their phones, but calling the HTC Desire "truly inspirational" is definitely promotional. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 61.92.85.102 (talk) 08:16, 19 May 2011 (UTC)

HTC[edit]

Did HTC ever stand for "Hong Ta Corporation", the Chinese name (Taiwanese transliteration) —Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.246.168.169 (talk) 03:20, 23 July 2010 (UTC)

As far as I know, that's only a name that's used in Chinese. In that sense, "High Tech Corporation" was kind of a backronym. -Multivariable (talk) 19:40, 25 July 2010 (UTC)

Windows Phone[edit]

"but in 2009 it began to shift its core focus away from Windows Mobile devices to devices based on the Android operating system."

Really? Considering HTC have released one Windows Mobile 6.5 device (HD Mini) and 5 Windows Phone 7 devices (HD7, 7 Mozart, 7 Trophy, 7 Surround, 7 Pro) this year it is hard to justify that statement. Should be removed.


Comment: 80% of their phone shipments are not running Android, seems about righ to me. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.77.202.215 (talk) 06:02, 7 April 2011 (UTC)

Perhaps instead of "shift its core focus away from", the phrase could be changed to "expanded its focus to the Android operating system." Thoughts? -Multivariable (talk) 18:56, 19 August 2011 (UTC)
I've changed it to that wording. - M0rphzone (talk) 06:33, 16 November 2012 (UTC)

gPad?[edit]

Can anyone find another source for this statement? IIRC, this hasn't been announced anywhere official, and the name gPad sounds like speculation at best.

"HTC also began work in 2010 with Google and N-trig in creating the gPad, a device engineered in competition with Apple Inc.'s iPad. The device is scheduled for release in the US in November, and will be based on Google's Chrome operating system and have multi-touch technology.[17]" Telepheedian (talk) 23:48, 5 December 2010 (UTC)

"Touch Phone" should not redirect to do this page![edit]

Seriously? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 216.99.214.108 (talk) 05:07, 28 August 2011 (UTC)

Saving Texts as Templates[edit]

Can anyone advise me how to save a text as a template so that I can just load it a second and third time etc, for repeat sendings of the same message without having to type it all out again. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 87.113.63.65 (talk) 16:43, 1 July 2012 (UTC)

That's a good question, I was wondering too.--Oxforduniversity1 (talk) 19:51, 13 August 2014 (UTC)