HTC Dream lands in Australia and Singapore

HTC Dream

HTC announced today that the HTC Dream is headed to Singapore courtesy of Sing-Tel and in Australia through Optus (a Sing-Tel subsidiary). This marks the first time that the Google Android-powered mobile phone is released under the HTC brand. It is also the first Android-powered mobile phone in Asia. When first announced, it was offered exclusively by T-Mobile.

The HTC Dream is powered by a 528MHz Qualcomm MSM7201A processor. It comes with quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE and single-band UMTS/HSDPA (2100MHz) connectivity, a 3.2-inch touchscreen HVGA (480 by 320 resolution) display, 192MB RAM and 256MB ROM, a QWERTY thumb keyboard under the sliding display, a trackball for one-handed navigation and one-touch buttons to access popular Google applications, built-in GPS, 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR (no A2DP), a 3.2MP camera, a microSD card slot, and a 1150mAh battery. It measures 11.7 by 5.5 by 1.6 centimeters (4.6 by 2.16 by 0.62 inches) and weighs 158.8 grams (5.6 ounces) with battery. It also features a digital compass and motion sensor.

Pricing information has not been released yet. Some additional information is available at Singtel and Optus.

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