The HTC Touch Cruise has been a successful device in Europe, and is even included in Microsoftâ€™s top million selling Windows Mobile devices.Â It has never before however been released in the USA. This may be set to change however, with a North American version of the HTC Touch Cruise, featuring quad-band GSM connectivity (850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz) and dual-band HSDPA connectivity (850 / 1900 MHz) on the US bands, passing through the FCC.
The device will be bundled with a 1GB microSD card that includes â€œmap content for bundled GPS softwareâ€.
The device obviously supports the AT&Tâ€™s 3G bands, but it does not necessarily mean it will be released on the network.Â Much more likely is that the device will be released through non-carrier based distribution channels like Best Buy, an avenue HTC has been pursuing rather more regularly, last seen with the HTC S743.
The new HTC Touch Cruise is a rather nice device, largely due to its added software, HTC Footprints, which makes a rather mundane device very attractive.
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