HTC Dream with one-touch access to Google Search
Singapore Telecommunications and HTC, a mobile phone services provider, have unveiled the first Android-powered mobile phone released in Asia, the HTC Dream.
Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) said that the HTC Dream combines full touch-screen functionality and a QWERTY keyboard with a mobile web experience that includes popular Google applications and products.
With a user interface and one-touch access to Google Search, the HTC Dream provides access to the Android Market, so customers can find and download applications to expand and personalize their phone to fit their lifestyle, according to SingTel.
Yuen Moon, chief of consumer and CEO of SingTel mobile at SingTel, said: We are delighted to work with Google and HTC to be the first operator in Asia to bring the HTC Dream to our customers.
This Android-powered mobile device and its range of Google applications and other multimedia-rich software will redefine our customers’ mobile phone experience. Coupled with SingTel’s unrivaled 3G mobile network, our customers can enjoy the full potential of the internet with just a Dream phone in their hands.
Jack Tong, VP of HTC Asia, said: The HTC Dream introduces an unprecedented mobile Internet experience that offers a variety of services, applications and content that people can use and enjoy. We are honoured to be joining SingTel today for this historic unveiling of the HTC Dream.