HTC Shift

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Stylish and surprisingly spritely for a Windows Vista device. This is a device that works an almost any situation; whether in a cafe, on a train or walking through a crowded street. You can turn empty minutes in to productive minutes with the Shift. HSDPA antenna sensitivity very good making it one of the best all-round mobile devices. If only it had more than 2 hours battery life though!

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HTC Shift Specifications

Manufacturer HTC
Model name Shift
Model id X9500
CPU Intel A110 (Stealey)
CPU speed 800 Mhz
Graphics Intel GMA 950
OS Microsoft Windows Vista Business
Display Size
7.0" 800 X 480
Display Type
Soft (Finger) Touch
RAM 1024 MB
Hard Disk 40 GB
Battery capacity 20 Wh
Battery Life (tested)1.8 - 2.5 hours
Weight (Minimum) 800gm / 1.76 pounds
Size 207/129/25.0 mm
Size 8.1/5.1/1 inches
Physical Interfaces VGA
USB 2.0
SD card slot
Wireless Interfaces802.11b/g
BT2.0
Tri-Band UMTS/HSDPA
Quad-Band GSM/GPRS/EDGE
AdditionalFingerprint reader
Stereo speakers
*Specifications can vary

HTC Shift information

The HTC Shift contains a second processor and can operate in either Windows desktop mode or switch to a low-power, cut-down PocketPC mode. The PocketPC part is based on a 400Mhz Qualcomm cpu with 64MB of memory. Mouse pointer is actually a mouse pad. X9000 (US version) contains Sprint EVDO module, not HSDPA as in the X9500
HTC Shift prices
Europe€120030 Oct 12
USA$160030 Oct 12
UK£91030 Oct 12
HTC Shift news and review links.Date
Windows 7 on an HTC Shift23/02/19
HTC Shift distribution news.23/02/19
New HTC Shift photos.23/02/19
HTC Shift running 1024x60023/02/19
HTC Shift UK launch video23/02/19
Shift available on 6th November?23/02/19
HTC Shift is efficient.23/02/19
Kaz911 blog + HTC Shift. Interview with HTC.23/02/19
Official specs released at Gitex.23/02/19
HTC Shift. More hands on.23/02/19
HTC Shift early supplier list.23/02/19
HTC pricing confirmed. Possible launch date.23/02/19
Video of the HTC Shift at Computex23/02/19
Press release confirms Shift will run on Intel23/02/19
HTC Shift live photos.23/02/19
HTC Shift videos
HTC Shift popularity (140days)

HTC Shift alternatives

Toshiba Libretto W100 (W105-L251 PLW10U-00201V ), 7.0 inch, 699 grams (1.54 lbs)
A new and interesting design from Toshiba. Dual capacitative touchscreens and some well-integrated keyboard software make this a very interesting choice in the UMPC sector. Heat could be a problem and battery life with the small battery down to 2hrs. High-performance CPU should drive Windows 7 touch and muti-touch features well. Premium price.
Viliv X70 EX, 7.0 inch, 660 grams (1.46 lbs)
Samsung Q1EX, 7.0 inch, 648 grams (1.43 lbs)
Archos 7 (320GB), 7.0 inch, 640 grams (1.41 lbs)
3K Razorbook 400, 7.0 inch, 907 grams (2 lbs)
Gigabyte M700, 7.0 inch, 650 grams (1.43 lbs)
ASUS R70a, 7.0 inch, 730 grams (1.61 lbs)
With an estimated 4 hours battery life this will make a nice upgrade from the R2E model.
Samsung Q1 Ultra Premium, 7.0 inch, 800 grams (1.76 lbs)
1024x600 on a 7" screen is great for handheld use. The mouse is a little dissapointing (its not a synaptics pointer but more of a basic joystick) and the keyboard will take a lot of work to get used to. With the 1.3Ghz processor and Windows XP tablet edition this should be one of the most powerful UMPCs available.
Ubiquio 711 (711), 7.0 inch, 850 grams (1.87 lbs)
This is a good solid performer. 1.2Ghz CPU is fast enough to drive Vista. SD card slot, good build quality with high quality buttons and synaptics mouse pointer. Price is competitive. Slightly poor battery life of 2-2.25 hours must be considered before purchase though.
Ubiquio 702 (702), 7.0 inch, 910 grams (2.01 lbs)
We've tested a version of this device and found it to be a solid performer. We didnt find it pretty in white so our recommendation is to go for the black. Screen quality is good and the mouse pointer is very intuitive.
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