HTC Touch2 review

A good handset with a huge list of features. Don't expect it to be an iPhone-beater, though

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htc touch2 review

Naturally for a device that wants you to do most of your interaction via the touchscreen, there are only a few buttons.

Dial and hang-up buttons bookend the row of buttons below the screen. There's room for some confusion, though.


The back button is self-explanatory, but the hang-up button turns off the screen, while the Home button takes you back to TouchFLO's main page.


Then the Windows button brings up the list of Windows Mobile's applications. (We found ourselves constantly pushing the hang-up button, expecting it to dump us back at the home screen.)


Along the left-hand edge is a pair of volume buttons, as well as a gate hiding the MicroSD slot. This is something you'll almost definitely have to use, as the Touch2 only comes with a paltry 512MB of internal memory.


The body of the phone itself is rather workmanlike. The Touch2 stands 10.4cm high and 5.5cm wide, but the flat back means it never sits entirely comfortably in the hand. It's finished in dark grey plastic, which doesn't make it look exactly elegant.


Tech Specs

Product TypeSmartphone
Network BandQuad Band
Memory Card SlotYes
Cellular Data Connectivity TechnologyGPRS, EDGE, HSDPA
GPS ReceiverYes
Cellular Network SupportedGSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, WCDMA 900, WCDMA 2100
Rear Camera Resolution3.2 Megapixel
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD
Phone StyleBar
Operating SystemWindows Mobile
Brand NameHTC
Battery Talk Time7.33 Hour
Product ModelTouch 2
Screen Size7.1 cm (2.8")
Screen Resolution240 x 320
Weight (Approximate)110 g
Maximum Video Resolution352 x 288
Processor ManufacturerQualcomm
Bluetooth StandardBluetooth 2.1
Operating System VersionWindows Mobile 6.5 Professional
Messaging TypeMMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), SMS (Short Message Service), Email, Instant Messaging
USB StandardUSB 2.0
Height110 mm
Width55 mm
Depth12.9 mm
Battery Standby Time370 Hour
ManufacturerHigh Tech Computer Corp
Product NameTouch 2 Smartphone
Processor Speed528 MHz
Screen TypeLCD
Manufacturer Part NumberHTCTOUCH2SILBER
Manufacturer Website Address
Marketing Information

HTC Touch2 is ready to help you with all the things you want to do on your phone. Stay in touch with your friends, find out what they're up to on Facebook, check your mail, or browse the web. It's all at your fingertips in a compact phone that fits nicely in your hand. Ready to do even more with HTC Touch2? You can add games and applications from the Windows Marketplace to personalize your experience. And you can keep your stuff safe when you back up to Microsoft's My Phone servers without a PC.

Limited Warranty1 Year
Standard Memory256 MB