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  1. Anonymouse's Avatar
    The same $419/$349 after rebate stuff as was mentioned earlier. If you are lucky to have NE2 available now then that will drop to $299 or $249 depending.

    Not sure if it is a misprint or not, but they say 128 MB RAM.

    Also curious to see if certain features (like GPS) are locked or not.
    11-24-2008 07:54 AM
  2. techbanker's Avatar
    looks like no touchflo 3d... it is not mentioned on the site anywhere, and the standard pic does not show it... what a disappointment
    11-24-2008 09:32 AM
  3. Anonymouse's Avatar
    This is yet another formidable addition to our Windowsbased smartphone/PDA device lineup. The new HTC Touch Pro combines all the performance and functionality of Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional with the convenience of a slideout QWERTY keyboard and a 5way navigation key. Create and edit documents in Word and Excel, view PowerPoint files, filter your Inbox, and stay connected securely with your office via Wireless Sync or ActiveSync. Take advantage of WiFi connectivity, Bluetooth Wireless Technology and its 3.2 MP camera w/flash and video capture. Use it as a tethered modem with BroadbandAccess Connect, find your way with VZ Navigatorsm and stay entertained with Windows Media Player. The Touch Pro is the ultimate nononsense mobile productivity tool for the busy professional. Features
    EVDO, 1X RTT Capable (Rev. A capable)
    Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional
    Microsoft Office Word Mobile, Excel Mobile, PowerPoint Mobile; and OneNote Mobile; Adobe Reader LE PDF viewer
    View, edit, create Word; Excel files; view only PowerPoint, PDF files
    Browser: Opera Mobile
    Windows Media Player 10
    Memory: 512MB Flash/128MB RAM
    WiFi Connectivity (802.11 b/g)
    Bluetooth Wireless Technology (v2.0)
    2.8" Display: 480x640 pixel VGA resolution; 64K color support TFTLCD
    Touchsensitive LCD display
    Portrait and landscape orientation
    Slide Out QWERTY Keyboard with 5Way Navigation Key
    3.2 megapixel camera with flash, autofocus and video capture
    microSD memory slot (up to 16GB)
    Voice command capable
    Speakerphone
    Security locking features
    Text, Picture and Video messaging (MMS)
    Wireless Sync capable
    ActiveSync capable (v4.5) and Windows Mobile Device Center
    VZAppZonesm
    BroadbandAccess Connect capable
    VZ Navigatorsm Capable
    HTC Touch FLO 3D Navigation
    WorldCard Mobile business card reader
    TTY enabled for the hearing impaired
    Hearing Aid Compatibility = M3

    Specifications
    Dimensions: 4.17" (H) x 2.04" (W) x 0.71" (D)
    Weight: 4.94 ounces
    Battery: 1340 mAh
    Usage Time: Up 250 minutes OR
    Standby Time: Up to 350 hours
    SAR: Head: 1.43 W/kg; Body: 1.18 W/kg
    Not sure 128 MB RAM would be enough for TouchFlo, WM 6.1, and other programs. Perhaps that's why Verizon has it disabled by default (if reports are true, and according to that picture). Or perhaps Verizon just disabled it to make it look more familiar and businesslike.

    I'm still hoping the 128 MB of RAM is a misprint (like maybe the guy saw 192, figured it was wrong cuz it was an odd amount of RAM [128+64], and figured it was supposed to be 128?)

    I was about to order it until I saw that. Now I'm gonna wait until confirmation of the RAM, and whether or not GPS is unlocked (or unlockable)
    11-24-2008 10:28 AM
  4. Anonymouse's Avatar
    OK, I give up. I tried copying and pasting the specifications listed on verizonwireless, but I keep getting errors.

    If you look through, though, it does list TouchFlo 3D.

    Not sure 128 MB RAM would be enough for TouchFlo, WM 6.1, and other programs. Perhaps that's why Verizon has it disabled by default (if reports are true, and according to that picture). Or perhaps Verizon just disabled it to make it look more familiar and businesslike.

    I'm still hoping the 128 MB of RAM is a misprint (like maybe the guy saw 192, figured it was wrong cuz it was an odd amount of RAM [128+64], and figured it was supposed to be 128?)

    I was about to order it until I saw that. Now I'm gonna wait until confirmation of the RAM, and whether or not GPS is unlocked (or unlockable).

    I can live with 192MB (Verizon previously reported specs) instead of 288 MB (Sprint/AT&T/Altel), since it is still 2/3, but 128 MB is ridiculous (and more expensive too????), and would only be 45%!!!
    11-24-2008 10:40 AM
  5. ipaq.r.us's Avatar
    i've been beta testing this device from vzw for about 3 wks now and yes it does have the TouchFlo 3d on it. The software seems to be running very slow, but i'm hoping this is just due to beta firmware. the device is also very slow on going from potrait to landscape when sliding out the keyboard.

    the pro's on this device, the TouchFlo3d is very slick. the weather is "humorous" especially when you find a place that's rainy. The interface seems reliable, but again, i'm awaiting my production firmware to be sent.

    as far as battery life, i get almost a full 12-14hrs out of it using activesync with email, calendar, and contacts sync'd. I average 40 emails a day and 5-6 calendar reminders. also about 10-20 calls that last from 20min - 1.5hrs.
    11-24-2008 11:07 AM
  6. Anonymouse's Avatar
    i've been beta testing this device from vzw for about 3 wks now and yes it does have the TouchFlo 3d on it. The software seems to be running very slow, but i'm hoping this is just due to beta firmware. the device is also very slow on going from potrait to landscape when sliding out the keyboard.

    the pro's on this device, the TouchFlo3d is very slick. the weather is "humorous" especially when you find a place that's rainy. The interface seems reliable, but again, i'm awaiting my production firmware to be sent.

    as far as battery life, i get almost a full 12-14hrs out of it using activesync with email, calendar, and contacts sync'd. I average 40 emails a day and 5-6 calendar reminders. also about 10-20 calls that last from 20min - 1.5hrs.
    If you've been beta testing, are you allowed to talk about it now that it is released? If so, how much RAM does it have? 192 MB as previously believed, or 128 MB that it claims on the website? Is GPS locked to VZ Navigator?

    That battery life, while not great, doesn't sound too bad, and you definitely use it MUCH more than I do, at least phone-wise.
    11-24-2008 11:23 AM
  7. Anonymouse's Avatar
    If you've been beta testing, are you allowed to talk about it now that it is released? If so, how much RAM does it have? 192 MB as previously believed, or 128 MB that it claims on the website? Is GPS locked to VZ Navigator?

    That battery life, while not great, doesn't sound too bad, and you definitely use it MUCH more than I do, at least phone-wise.
    11-24-2008 11:24 AM
  8. ipaq.r.us's Avatar
    If you've been beta testing, are you allowed to talk about it now that it is released? If so, how much RAM does it have? 192 MB as previously believed, or 128 MB that it claims on the website? Is GPS locked to VZ Navigator?

    That battery life, while not great, doesn't sound too bad, and you definitely use it MUCH more than I do, at least phone-wise.
    no one stated that i couldn't. :)

    memory listed in the settings --> about is set at 113.54mb.

    gps is also locked to VZ Navigator unless an external one used on COM0 - COM9 or GPD1 - GPD9
    11-24-2008 12:31 PM
  9. R1_Rydah's Avatar
    the highest plans, most crippled handsets, and usually last to get handsets... I swear I don't know how verizon keeps smartphone users
    11-25-2008 08:06 AM
  10. Anonymouse's Avatar
    GAH. Over on HoFo someone claims to have received their phone and it looks like it really does only have 128 MB of RAM.

    Originally Posted by Namtaru
    So after turning the phone on, the first thing i did was go right to memory, and it shows the following:

    Total: 113.29
    In Use: 51.46
    Free: 61.83
    ridiculous!
    11-25-2008 09:52 AM
  11. Anonymouse's Avatar
    ok, looks like it does have 192 MB ram, but OS Program memory takes up 78.71 MB, leaving only 113.29 MB, and then pre-installed programs and such take up another 51.98 MB, leaving 61.3 MB free (though other sources were claiming only ~40 MB free...perhaps that is with TF3D activated, and 60 is without?).

    CPU: QUALCOMM 7500A

    RAM Size - 192MB
    OS Program Memory - 78.71MB
    Program Memory: 113.29MB
    Used: 51.98MB
    Free 61.30MB
    Still not sure why this has so much less free RAM than the Sprint/AT&T/Altel versions (288 MB - 192 MB = 96 MB, but the other version have more than 96+60 = 156 MB free...I think the numbers were more like 200 MB)
    11-25-2008 05:11 PM
  12. cmajewsk#CB's Avatar
    Still not sure why this has so much less free RAM than the Sprint/AT&T/Altel versions (288 MB - 192 MB = 96 MB, but the other version have more than 96+60 = 156 MB free...I think the numbers were more like 200 MB)
    Still not sure why the VZW version has so much less free RAM than the other carrier's versions of the TP? See R1_Rydah's post above yours...he sums it up pretty well.
    11-25-2008 07:58 PM
  13. Anonymouse's Avatar
    Still not sure why the VZW version has so much less free RAM than the other carrier's versions of the TP? See R1_Rydah's post above yours...he sums it up pretty well.
    lol, yeah yeah, but what I mean is that the Verizon TP has 96 MB less onboard RAM than the Sprint TP, yet it has less free RAM than Sprint Free RAM - 96 MB. Just wondering why. Hopefully people can come up with good, custom ROMs that remedy this.
    11-26-2008 06:24 AM
  14. R1_Rydah's Avatar
    I was kinda mad that sprint axed the original battery cover, but I guess I should be happy that they didn't turn Angelina Jolie into Rosie O'Donnell like Verizon did... Verizon took all of the TP's sex appeal away...







    how much multi-tasking can wm do with 28mb free
    Last edited by R1_Rydah; 11-26-2008 at 11:10 PM.
    11-26-2008 07:16 PM
  15. gibraltar's Avatar
    so the rumors about processor and memory downgrades have proved false.

    However, we have locked GPS (no surprise) and an up arrow key between the n and m keys.

    The later seems the most ridiculous vzw downgrade yet. Why screw up a perfectly useable keyboard with this useless change?
    11-26-2008 10:01 PM
  16. R1_Rydah's Avatar
    The later seems the most ridiculous vzw downgrade yet. Why screw up a perfectly useable keyboard with this useless change?
    my guess is, they eliminated a few keys to make the keys larger (more usable?)... a few days with the device and you guys will get used to it (IMO)... but the locked gps, decreased memory & cosmetic changes would tick me off more than anything...
    11-26-2008 11:08 PM
  17. bennysangel's Avatar
    I have had it. I have had mine for a week. I have done all the tweaks that I like and added the audio cab that was available. The phone is very unstable. Maybe just mine. Im going to swap out today, don't know if Im going to keep the TP or downgrade to the 6800 that is more stable. I have the Touch but I really miss the physical keyboard. My Touch is way more better than the TP. More memory for one, plus its more stable. The only thing I will miss is the Threaded text messaging. I have had all of the Treo's so I really like that setup.

    Which phone is the best? HTC TP or VX6800
    12-09-2008 07:00 AM
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