Verizon Finally Announces the Release of the HTC TrophyMay 19, 2011 No Comments
Many can breathe a sigh of relief today, Verizon has finally announced that the HTC Trophy will be available for purchase from their website on May 26th and will be available in stores June 2nd. The Trohpy will cost $149.99 after a mail- in rebate and a two- year contract.
This announcement comes after speculation that the phone would actually be available today. Verizon is also offering those who buy the phone before July 15th, one free Xbox 360 game though the options are limited to Halo: Reach, Kinect Sports and Lode Runner.
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 â€“ 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 the Windows Phone Marketplace through the Marketplace Hub.
â€¢1 GHz SnapdragonÂ® processor
â€¢WVGA 3.8-inch touchscreen
â€¢Surround sound through SRS WOW HDâ„¢
â€¢5-megapixel camera with autofocus and LED flash
â€¢720p HD video capture
â€¢16 GB on-board storage
â€¢Wi-Fi connectivity: 802.11 b/g/n
â€¢Global ready – allowing customers to enjoy wireless voice and data service in more than 200 countries, with more than 125 with 3G speeds
â€¢HTC Hub-customization through downloadable applications that offer even more entertainment and productivity
â€¢View and edit Microsoft OfficeÂ® documents, including ExcelÂ®, WordÂ® and PowerPointÂ® with the Office Hub and data access on SharePointÂ® servers
Pricing and availability:
â€¢HTC Trophy will be available online at 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.
â€¢HTC Trophy customers will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan and a smartphone data package. Nationwide Talk plans begin at $39.99 for monthly access and an unlimited smartphone data package is $29.99 for monthly access.
Source: Windows Phone Blog