Hey whoa, look at that: the Touch Pro2 lives. You might have figured that HTC had forgotten that the phone existed, but to the contrary, they've pushed out an official update to the Windows Mobile phone.
You may just be getting ready for the weekly grind, but HTC is already hard at work, and today the company rolled out a bunch of software updates for their phones. The European HTC Wildfire's Android 2.2 Froyo update is the most sexy of the bunch.
Are you happy with your Touch Pro2? Disregarding the copious amount of new phones surprising us this summer I make due with what I have - the HTC Touch Pro2. I think the variety of things you can do with the TP2 is very impressive. Although the hardware running at 528Mhz with 288 MB of RAM, isn't "up to par" with newer, more advanced phones such as the HTC EVO 4G and the HTC Incredible, it gets the job done in a graceful manner.
The XD Android project has been helping WinMo phone users load an Android operating system on their phone for some time now, but recently the folks behind this mobile mash-up decided to try it again with a newer handset, the HTC Touch Pro 2. This process seems simple enough—and according to them, it is—and the best part about this project is the results.
There has been an excessive lost of battery power on the Touch Pro2 and some are contributing it to the Windows Mobile 6.5 upgrade from Verizon Wireless. This strange draining of the battery power is not a problem with every Touch Pro2 and WMExperts can only speculate on what the cause could be. Is it the new radio ROM and weather updated on the HTC Sense/ TouchFLO.
The HTC Touch Pro 2 can be upgraded to Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional. The HTC Ozone can be upgraded to Windows Mobile 6.5 Standard. This latest upgrade is more finger friendly so that users can select on-screen elements without a stylus, it focus more on consumers like the Today Screen is updated to include items like the music player and photo viewer, and both come with a new version of Internet Explorer with access to Microsoft's new on-device software store.
Windows Mobile 6.5 English-Arabic ROM is now available for HTC Snap users to download. ROM version 2.03.415.3
Windows Mobile 6.5 English-Arabic ROM is now available for HTC Touch Pro2 users to download. ROM version 1.86.415.2
While HTC has already said they would offer upgrades, it does now look like the HTC Dash 3G and HTC Touch Pro2 that was released by T-Mobile will be able to get updated to Windows Mobile 6.5 sometime after January 6th, 2010.