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HTC Titan Windows Phone Smartphone Down To £300

The HTC Titan handset is the biggest Windows Phone smartphone on the market yet and costs as little as £300 at Expansys, SIM free and unbranded

The handset comes with a single core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor clocked at 1.5GHz, 512MB RAM, 16GB onboard storage, a 4.7-inch 800 by 480 capacitive display, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, an eight-megapixel camera with F/2.2 lens, dual LED flash, BSI sensor, a 1.3-megapixel front facing camera and HD video recording capabilities.

HTC has managed to keep its girth down to only 9.9mm and used a curved body made of brushed aluminium. Other features include a 1600mAh battery, a microUSB port (but no microSD) and Windows Phone 7.5.

Expect the phone - which is a bigger version of the HTC Radar - to last for up to 410 minutes when talking on 3G. Windows Phone 8 - AKA Apollo - is likely to be unleashed later this year and will almost certainly run on that hardware seamlessly.

Whether it is actually a good deal depends on whether you need a large screen. The Nokia Lumia 710 which has a smaller screen with the same resolution and a slower processor costs less than half the price at £130.

Source : Expansys (opens in new tab)

Désiré Athow
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Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.