HTC Diamond2 is the new 3G smartphone handset by the company founded in 1997 by HT Cho.The new Diamond2 handset is powerful,sleek and has the feel of elegancy.The handset weighs 117.5 grams along with the battery.This time the restivetouch screen by HTC is more responsive and fun to use. The top of the HTC Diamond2 phone just has a power button to featuring sleep / wakeup button.Phone’s left side has volume control to change the volume of the phone speaker/ringtone.The right side space has got a speaker.The bottom has mic and miniUSB multipurpose connector space.The absence of 3.5 mm audio jack is a drawback.The front panel has four keys for dial, disconnect, windows and back.The scroll wheel of the previous touch diamond has been replaced with touch sensitive zoom bar. HTC Diamond 2 display is sharp and crisp with 3.2-inch TFT-LCD touch-sensitive screen that can render at 480X80 WVGA resolution.But the phone display still fails to deliver brilliantly in bright day sun light. It carries a dimension of 4.25 X 2.09 X 0.54 inches.This new HTC mobile handset is powered by Qualcomm® MSM7200A™, 528 MHz processor.
The Windows Mobile® 6.1 Professional os gives it a natural-easy feel of navigation for window-desktop users.The smart-phone has 512 MB of ROM along with 288MB RAM. The HTC Diamond camera is quite powerful with 5.0 megapixel and auto focus.The image quality is good in ample light conditions.Still , due to absence of flash in mobile camera , the indoor photography gives poor results.There is also Second VGA CMOS color camera used for video calling.You can play video formats like WMV, ASF, MP4, 3GP, 3G2, M4V, AVI on this HTC.he video recording gives satisfactory results but not a quality that you can produce for professional work.Just the youtube like stuff..mobile.HTC Diamond2 mobile supported audio formats include AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, QCP, MP3, WMA, WAV, MIDI, M4.So there is a wide range as you see.The sound quality is very good.You can search songs on the device or memory card by album, artist or type.For playing advanced file formats like x264, xvid, divx you will need a third party application.TThe fm sound clarity is exceptional in this handset.
As far as Internet options are considered the Mail support is pretty much standard with complete POP, IMAP, exchange sync options.The provided Opera 9.5 browser is good and easy to work with.This time its faster GPS lock with Quick GPS application compared to previous handset.The Push Internet technology helps to accelerate the slow downloading and rendering of Web pages on a mobile phone.The phone has network support for 3G, Wi-Fi, EDGE and Bluetooth with A2DP. The HTC Diamond2 handset for all storage requirements, provides support of microSD memory card (SD 2.0 compatible) supporting expansion upto 32GB of memory.The mobile phone uses lithium-ion battery that provides a talktime of 300 minutes for WCDMAand 340 minutes for GSM networks.The phone battary gives you 150 minutes on video calling.The battary roughly lasts for 2 days with moderate use of multimedia applications.