Sprint Announces HTC Arrive, Their First Windows Phone 7 Phone

htc arrive sprint

It’s been a while since we’ve seen some new Windows Phone 7 phones (we really haven’t seen any new ones since last fall when Microsoft released the new OS), and it’s been even longer since we’ve seen a new Windows Phone come to Sprint. Thankfully for all you Xbox-loving, Zune listening, Windows Phone 7 fans on Sprint your wait to get your hands on the first Windows Phone 7 phone for Sprint is almost over with Sprint and HTC’s official announcement of the new HTC Arrive (also known as the 7 Pro as we told you earlier in the week). And the Arrive looks to be worth the wait, with not just some pretty solid specs but also a sleek design that looks to make it one of the top Windows Phone 7 phones currently out there. Here’s the full specs:

  • 3.6 inch high-res screen with full slide out, tilting QWERTY keyboard– As we told you last week and as you can see in the pic above.
  • 1 GHZ processor— For making sure all your texting, browsing, gaming and everything else you do on your phone goes fast and smooth.
  • 5 megapixel camera with flash and HD video recording
  • 16 GB of built-in storage— For lots of music, movies, pix and games.
  • 3G, GPS and WiFi

And this phone will also run the latest Windows Phone 7 update, called “NoDo,” which brings some nice updates to Windows Phone 7 including faster launching of apps and games, better searching for apps in the Marketplace, and also the long-awaited inclusion of copy and paste.

The Arrive will be available in a little under a month, March 20th, for $200 on a new 2 year contract with data plan and $100 mail in rebate. You can pre-order the Arrive today at Sprint stores with the purchase of a $50 gift card (which you can then use next month to buy the phone).

For more info on the Arrive, see Sprint’s site here.

Posted on February 25, 2011, in Cell Phones and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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