Microsoft finally and officially launched a number of new Windows Phone 7.5 devices in on Wednesday, and HTC took this opportunity to introduce it’s first Mango device in India. The event held with media at the Taj Mahal Hotel in New Delhi.
The devices announced for India were the HTC Radar, the availability for the device starting from next week and will be followed by the Samsung Omnia W and the Acer Allegro in November this year. The HTC Radar will be priced at Rs. 23,990 (approx. $485), and for that you get a 3.8-inch WVGA SLCD display which offers 800 X 480 resolution, a 1GHz Scorpion processor along with Adreno 205 GPU on the Qualcomm MSM8255 chipset, 512MB of RAM, a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, a front-facing VGA camera, and 8GB of internal storage.
The company boasted of having over 30,000 apps and over 50,000 registered developers in the Marketplace. It said that some new India-focused apps were going to be launched as well, with the Indian newspaper Times of India and deals website Snapdeal leading the charge. Microsoft joined along with neighborhood firms including TOI, Snapdeal, Cricinfo and so on, to produce Windows Phone apps in the marketplace.