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- 1 Missing from list
- 2 Giant table
- 3 Other older PDAs and Windows CE devices
- 4 Smartphone vs Pocket PC
- 5 New Table
- 6 HTC Corporation
- 7 Touch Phones...huh?????
- 8 Image alignment change
- 9 New logo
- 10 buzzirk
- 11 Advertisement? Neutrality?
- 12 HTC
- 13 Windows Phone
- 14 gPad?
- 15 "Touch Phone" should not redirect to do this page!
- 16 Saving Texts as Templates
Missing from list
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 188.8.131.52 (talk • contribs)
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)
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)
|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
(No real reason for this one to be in a table.)
- Fujitsu Siemens Computers
- LOOX 400
- LOOX 700
- Hewlett-Packard iPAQ
- iPAQ H2200 Series
- iPAQ H4100 Series
- iPAQ H4300 Series
- iPAQ H1900 Series
- iPAQ rx3000 Series
- iPAQ hx4700 Series
- iPAQ hw6500 Series
- iPAQ hw6700 Series
- Compaq iPAQ
- iPAQ H3600 Series
- iPAQ H3700 Series
- iPAQ H3800 Series
- iPAQ H3900 Series
- Dell Axim
- Axim x50 series
- Axim x50v series
- Axim x51 series
- Axim x51v series
Pocket PCs and Smartphones
|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||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|Athena||O2 XDA Atom||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||—|
|Harrier||—||—||PDA2k EVDO||—||—||—||—||PPC 6601||CU928||VX6600||—||—||—||—||—|
|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|
|Wizard or Prodigy||XDA mini Pro||MDA IV||KJam||9100||838||SPV M600||Planned||Planned||Planned||Planned||Planned||Planned||Planned||Planned||Planned|
|Amadeus||Xphone IIm||SDA Music||—||8100||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|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|
|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
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
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 184.108.40.206 (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.
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 220.127.116.11 (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 (talk • contribs) 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)18.104.22.168 (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. 22.214.171.124 (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)
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.
Image alignment change
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 126.96.36.199 (talk) 09:58, 3 April 2009 (UTC)
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)
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 188.8.131.52 (talk) 16:45, 31 July 2009 (UTC)
- What? Does this make sense to anyone else? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 06:05, 15 April 2010 (UTC)
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.
- 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)
- Honestly, I agree with him. A lot of the article sounds like/reads like this video/timeline posted on HTC's website: http://www.htc.com/us/discover/quietlybrilliant?intcid=ins100510filedtab That said, there is absolutely no need to delete the article, merely re-evaluate the material in it. Telepheedian (talk) 23:42, 5 December 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)
"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.
- 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)
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." Telepheedian (talk) 23:48, 5 December 2010 (UTC)
"Touch Phone" should not redirect to do this page!
Saving Texts as Templates
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 220.127.116.11 (talk) 16:43, 1 July 2012 (UTC)