Verizon is looking to really clean up this Memorial Day weekend with yet another smartphone. Shipping with a 1 GHz processor, 3.8″ WVGA display, Xbox LIVE, and Zune, the Trophy can definitely satisfy your Windows Phone 7 needs. The Trophy is also giving you access to Verizon network worldwide.To push out a few extra buyers, Microsoft will be giving away free Xbox 360 games to those who buy a HTC Trophy before July 15. Pricing and availability is at $149.99 (after $50 mail-in rebate) and May 26 online and June 2 in stores.
Press release below.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 19, 2011
HTC TROPHY BRINGS WINDOWS PHONE 7 TO VERIZON WIRELESS
Combine Business and Play with a Smartphone That Lets Customers Do What They
BASKING RIDGE, N.J. HTC Trophy is the first Windows Phone 7 device to
come to Verizon Wireless, bringing a new dimension of gaming and
entertainment to the nation¹s most reliable 3G network.
Windows Phone is the only phone that lets you play games with Xbox LIVE.
Customers can sync directly with Xbox LIVE mobile to access their avatar,
profile and gamer score to keep track of their wins. HTC Trophy also allows
consumers to play by themselves or challenge friends in turn-based games. In
addition to the many mobile gaming features, customers who buy an HTC Trophy before July 15 get a free Xbox 360 console game. Game enthusiasts can
choose from Halo: Reach, Kinect Sports and Lode Runner up to $60 value.
HTC Trophy features the Music + Video Hub, giving customers quick access to
music and movies on their device. Customers can stream or download millions
of songs with a Zune Pass subscription and access over 15,000 quality apps
and games in Windows Phone Marketplace through the Marketplace Hub.
· 1 GHz Snapdragon® processor
· WVGA 3.8-inch touchscreen
· Surround sound through SRS WOW HD
· 5-megapixel camera with autofocus and LED flash
· 720p HD video capture
· 16 GB on-board storage
· Wi-Fi connectivity: 802.11 b/g/n
· Global ready – allowing customers to enjoy wireless voice and data
service in more than 200 countries, with more than 125 with 3G speeds
· HTC Hub-customization through downloadable applications that offer
even more entertainment and productivity
· View and edit Microsoft Office® documents, including Excel®, Word®
and PowerPoint® with the Office Hub and data access on SharePoint® servers
Pricing and availability:
· HTC Trophy will be available online at http://www.verizonwireless.com
on May 26, and in Verizon Wireless
Communication Stores on June 2 for $149.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a
new two-year customer agreement. Customers will receive the rebate in the
form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash
anywhere debit cards are accepted.