Hardware Tour of the HTC Touch Pro

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In this video, I cover the hardware of the phone.

As I mention in the video, although the Touch Pro is almost as thick as the TyTN II/Kaiser (it’s just 1-2mm thinner), it doesn’t feel thick in hand or in the pocket because of its smaller width and height. HTC has also added the rubbery-like coating to the back of the Touch Pro, giving it a more secure feel in-hand.

The keyboard has an extra row at the top for numbers, which is a welcomed addition for the sake of not having to press the function key to get to a number. The feel of the keyboard is fantastic, and it could be as good as or better than the keyboard of the Motorola Q9h. Unfortunately, I sensed a bit of play in the keyboard that for such a high end phone shouldn’t be present.

The microSD card slot is behind the battery cover, but it’s hot swappable so that you don’t have to turn off the device to change the card.

More to come.

See also:

Unboxing video

Detailed specs of the Touch Pro

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About The Author
Brandon Miniman
Brandon is a graduate from the Villanova School of Business, located near Philadelphia, PA. He's been a technology writer since 2002, and, in 2005, became Editor-in-Chief of Pocketnow, a then Windows Mobile-focused website. He has since helped to transition Pocketnow into a top-tier smartphone and tablet publication. He's so obsessed with technology that he once entered a candle store and asked if they had a "new electronics" scent. They didn't.