MoDaCo has noticed these images put up by CNet Asia, where the HTC Touch Diamond is sat alongside the HTC Touch Diamond 2 to discover if this jewel unveiled at Mobile World Congress has any new facets!
Screen is perceptably larger, up from 2.8″ to 3.2″, but all that real estate on the front of the Touch Diamond 2 is at the expense of the touch sensitive D-pad. Guess we’ll never officially see that crazy multi-touch on the Diamond taken advantage of now…
I was one of the few that missed the bevelled back of the original in the Touch Diamond 2′s refined stylings, I thought that was why it was called the Diamond in the first place! Apparently, HTC listened to their fans, and made a phone that can actually rest flat on a table this time around. Which is fair enough.
All in all, it looks like exactly what it is. A bigger and badder reboot that addresses the few issues (adding a memory card slot, sexier display) whilst making a desirable Windows phone. Check out that new ‘flag’ button!
It’s also upgradable to WinMo 6.5 when that is revealed, so the Touch Dimaond 2 makes for an appealing futureproof device.