HTC Titan's a Mango monster: 4.7-inch Windows phone

Sep 08, 2011 By Brier Dudley, The Seattle Times

If you can't decide between a small Web tablet and a smartphone, you can now compromise with an enormous phone.

HTC recently unveiled its Titan, a with a whopping 4.7-inch diagonal screen that's its largest ever for a phone. Yet it's only 9.9 millimeters thick (0.39 inches) and weighs 5.6 ounces.

The Titan is based on the new "Mango" version of the platform and will be released in October. Prices and carriers weren't disclosed in the release, only the specs.

Inside there's a 1.5 gigahertz processor, 16 gigabytes of storage and quad band radios. It has an 8 with F2.2 lens that captures 720p video, plus a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera for videochat.

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The phone looks to be one of the flagship Mango phones coming out this fall - alongside the Nokia "Sea Ray" - and going head-to-head with the new .

HTC also unveiled the Radar, a more conventional Windows Mango phone, with a 3.8-inch screen and front-facing video camera.

Both have aluminum cases and dedicated camera buttons.

Also announced was the Jetstream tablet, a 3G/4G LTE Android model with a 10-inch screen that's being offered by AT&T. It's $700 with a two-year contract.

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sherriffwoody
5 / 5 (1) Sep 09, 2011
Sign me up, I'll have one
Magnette
5 / 5 (2) Sep 09, 2011
That's not an enormous phone, an enormous phone would be along the lines of the ones I used to have in the late 80's and early 90's! :-)

I've had my first HTC for the last couple of weeks after many years of Nokia ownership and I have to agree, sign me up!
Noumenon
5 / 5 (45) Sep 10, 2011
Great. I always thought the phone market over shot the 'right size' and made them too small.