Las Vegas – HTC
unveiled its first Windows Phone 7.5 smartphone equipped with 4G LTE
technology, and it’s promoted as offering an alternative to compact
point-and-shoot cameras thanks to such
features as a built-in 16-megapixel camera.
The HTC Titan II is expected to be available
in the coming months on the AT&T 4G LTE and 4G HSPA+ networks.
The phone features a 4.7-inch super LCD
display, 16-megapixel camera with 720p video capture, f/2.6 wide-angle lens,
autofocus, dual LED flash, red-eye reduction, image stabilization and a
backside-illuminated sensor, allowing for what HTC called a “viable replacement
for digital point-and-shoot cameras.” Other camera features include panoramic
shot for sweeping landscapes and burst shot for action photography.
Video chat over
Wi-Fi is enabled via its 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera.
Other features include a 1.5 GHz processor and
1,730mAh lithium-ion battery.