The first CDMA Windows Phone 7 handset, the HTC Arrive announced by Sprint officially. The HTC Arrive is Sprint’s rebranded HTC 7 Pro, but with a CDMA compatibility, not with GSM inside. Note that the device doesn’t support Sprint’s 4G network. HTC Arrive will be launching on March 20th.
HTC 7 Pro packs with 3.6” LCD touch screen with 480×800 pixels of resolution, Qualcomm Snapdragon 1GHz processor, 5 Megapixels camera with LED flash & Auto focus, 720p HD video shooting capability, 3G, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, 16GB internal storage, Bluetooth 2.1, micro USB and much more. It is having a full slide-out five row QWERTY keyboard – LED lights for the Shift and FN keys, a full host of Windows services like Xbox Live, Zune and so on.
Refer this post for HTC 7 Pro / HTC Arrive Full Technical Specifications.
Sprint notes that the phone will be launching with Microsoft’s anticipated copy and paste update and the Windows Phone 7 interface on the HTC Arrive has been customized by Sprint’s standard apps – Sprint Zone, Sprint TV, movies and NASCAR Sprint Cup Mobile apps.\
Price & Availability
The HTC Arrive will cost $199.99 with a two-year service contract after $100 mail-in rebate on an Everything plan with data plus the $10 Premium Data add-on when it launches on March 20th, through Sprint carrier.
In-store pre-orders no available for HTC Arrive with the purchase of a $50 Sprint gift card. Your name will be added to a wait list. Starting March 20, Sprint will begin contacting pre-order customers to complete their purchase.