Feeds

T-Mobile replaces Compact IV with... Compact V

Rebranded HTC Touch Diamond 2

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

Exactly one year to the day after T-Mobile launched its Compact IV smartphone, the network operator has unveiled the handset’s successor, called, perhaps unsurprisingly, the Compact V.

Tmob_compact_v_02

T-Mobile's Compact V: replaces the Compact IV

The Compact IV was a rebranded HTC Diamond, so it won’t surprise you to learn that the Compact V is a based on HTC's Diamond 2 – launched back in February at Mobile World Congress in Spain.

T-Mobile’s marketing the Compact V on its support for widgets because, apparently, it’s the first of its devices to “showcase internet on your phone with widgets”, which include eBay, BBC News and Twitter.

The phone has an integrated satnav feature and T-Mobile said it’ll reward the first 10,000 buyers that sign into an 18-month contract with free CoPilot satnav software for the same length of time.

Tmob_compact_v_03

Windows Mobile 6.5 support to come in September

Although sold running Windows Mobile 6.1, but the operator’s promised to enable upgrades to version 6.5 – hopefully for free – come September.

Equipped with a 3.2in touchscreen and 5Mp rear-mounted camera, the Compact V also supports MP3 audio.

T-Mobile will release the Compact V on 21 May, but you’ll have to stump up £50 ($75/€56) per month if you want the phone for free. ®

HTC Smartphone Reviews

Magic
Touch Diamond 2
S740
Touch 3G

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

More from The Register

next story
Ford's B-Max: Fiesta-based runaround that goes THUNK
... when you close the slidey doors, that is ...
Official: European members prefer to fondle Apple iPads
Only 7 of 50 parliamentarians plump for Samsung Galaxy S
Fujitsu CTO: We'll be 3D-printing tech execs in 15 years
Fleshy techie disses network neutrality, helmet-less motorcyclists
Space Commanders rebel as Elite:Dangerous kills offline mode
Frontier cops an epic kicking in its own forums ahead of December revival
prev story

Whitepapers

Why cloud backup?
Combining the latest advancements in disk-based backup with secure, integrated, cloud technologies offer organizations fast and assured recovery of their critical enterprise data.
Forging a new future with identity relationship management
Learn about ForgeRock's next generation IRM platform and how it is designed to empower CEOS's and enterprises to engage with consumers.
5 critical considerations for enterprise cloud backup
Key considerations when evaluating cloud backup solutions to ensure adequate protection security and availability of enterprise data.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
Business security measures using SSL
Examines the major types of threats to information security that businesses face today and the techniques for mitigating those threats.