HTC To Announce Multi-Touch Phone Days Before iPhone Release?


HTC recently reported that they would hold a press conference on June 5 and that they would have a ‘major announcement’.

A tipster reported to Smartphone Thoughts that HTC has their own ‘iPhone like’ device in the works with multi-touch support and all. Given the relationship HTC currently has with Windows Mobile it may be safe to assume that WM 6 will be the OS, but likely using a custom GUI. 

And it wouldn’t surprise me if this is the ace up the sleeve Verizon has been expecting in order to counter the 5 year Cingular/AT&T deal Apple has for the iPhone.

Read Smartphone Thoughts for more.

There’s also Engadget’s take including speculation it may be based on the ‘Elf’

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