HTC “phantom black” Legend & “brilliant white” Desire get official

October 4, 2010
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HTC has officially outed a pair of new color options for their much-loved Desire and Legend smartphones.  We've already played with the brilliant white HTC Desire, but now there's a rather nice phantom black HTC Legend to go with it.

Both handsets are functionality identical to the previous versions, so you get Android 2.2 and HTC Sense on both, while the Legend has a 3.2-inch display and the Desire a 3.7-inch display.  Both will be available across Europe this month.

Press Release:

HTC LAUNCHES PHANTOM BLACK HTC LEGEND AND BRILLIANT WHITE HTC DESIRE FOR EUROPEAN MARKETS

HTC offers premium mobile experience with new finishes for HTC’s popular Android smartphones

LONDON, UK – 04 October, 2010 – HTC Corporation, a global designer of smartphones, today unveiled a new colour and finish for two of its most popular Android-based smartphones, HTC Legend and Desire.

The uniquely-designed and iconic HTC Legend will be available with a phantom black finish. The style and form factor for which the HTC Legend has become known remains the same, with its smooth, continuous surface, machined from a single aluminum block creating a seamless compact frame.

HTC Desire is also now available in brilliant white for the first time, providing a stunning new look for the phone which has become popular for the richness and quality of its visual and multimedia experience.

“We are always looking for ways to broaden the customer’s mobile experience ,” said Florian Seiche, President of HTC Europe, Middle East and Africa. “We understand that our customers love to express themselves, whether it is through their music, fashion or their mobile phone. We work hard to provide a strong portfolio of mobile phones, to give our customers the variety and choice in terms of experience, look and feel, that they crave.

“There has been a real passion for these phones since they launched. The phantom black HTC Legend and brilliant white Desire cap a quality mobile experience with an exclusive and premium finish.”

Availability
The phantom black version of the HTC Legend and brilliant white edition of the HTC Desire will be available through mobile operators and retailers across major European markets from October 2010.

About HTC
HTC Corporation (HTC) is one of the fastest growing companies in the mobile phone industry. By putting people at the center of everything it does, HTC creates innovative smartphones that better serve the lives and needs of individuals. The company is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange under ticker 2498. For more information about HTC, please visit www.htc.com.


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