HTC ships one million HTC Touch smartphones in five months

Hand“Sales of HTC Touch, the touch-controlled smartphone made High Tech Computer (HTC), surpassed one million units at the end of October after the phone was launched in June, according to HTC CEO Peter Chou. Total sales of the HTC Touch lineup, including the HTC Touch Dual and Touch Color, are expected to reach 1.5-1.8 million units by year-end 2007, Chou estimated. HTC also looks forward to posting a more than 20% growth in handset shipments in 2008, up from the 11 million units projected for 2007, Chou added. In related news, the integration of HTC and its subsidiary Dopod International has helped strengthen Dopod’s competitiveness in Asia, according to Jack Tong, vice president of marketing, Asia Pacific, HTC. Dopod’s shipments in Hong Kong in the third quarter of this year actually equaled the combined shipments of the preceding two quarters, whereas its shipments of HTC Touch in India reached the 2007 shipment target in less than five months after launch, Tong indicated.” via

Asus M930 Windows Mobile Communicator on teh way!

asus-m930-mockup.jpg “French site Mobinaute reports that Asus is working on a new PDA phone, in a form factor similar to Nokia Communicator – Asus M930.Asus M930 Communicator will open just like a book and will have two screens, bigger internal and smaller external one and full QWERTY keyboard. Asus M930 PDA phone will run on Marvel PXA27x 520 MHz chip, will have 256MB of Flash ROM and 180MB of RAM, Windows Mobile 6.0 OS and will have GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS and 3.6 Mbps HSDPA connectivity. It will also be equipped with 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera, FM Tuner, WI-Fi and Bluetooth.Asus M930 is expected to launch in Europe in Q1, 2008.” via