HTC has announced that the HTC Desire HD and Desire Z will be released into the UK soon.
Speaking at the London launch, the Taiwanese firm confirmed that the two handsets, which offer high level tech specs and the new Sense UI, have been given a UK release date of mid-October 2010.
Vodafone is the first network to offer the phones in the UK, building on a long relationship with HTC, with the HTC Magic and HTC Legend both being brought to the networks on exclusive.
No UK exclusive
Vodafone will launch the Desire HD and Desire Z in all its markets, although it hasn’t nabbed the exclusive [...]
Milled from a single piece of aluminum much like their Legend phone, the Desire Z is as far removed from HTC’s previous slide-out Android, the G1, as you could possibly hope.
When its first leaked shot appeared online, many doubted HTC would create a phone with only four rows of keys. Yet that’s what keeps the phone so thin, with the spring-loaded mechanism “Z hinge” drawing the keys under that 3.7-inch touchscreen. Dedicated quick keys, which we first saw on the G2, make accessing favorite shortcuts even easier—though some will wish HTC hadn’t removed the [...]