The HTC Imagio is a great multimedia device with additional business-type functionalities and the ability to be carried and used worldwide. The phone includes the standard contact book, notepad, task manager, calendar and timer as well as additional productivity tools including Microsoft’s Office Mobile Suite, voice recorder, task list and Adobe Reader LE among many other applications.
The Imagio also features Microsoft’s Direct Push Technology which allows users to sync their emails, contacts and task lists via a computer and their company’s Exchange Server. Verizon also offers additional email features like Mobile Email for all IMAP and POP3 email accounts.
The Windows Mobile version 6.5 operating system brings about some new features to the HTC Imagio like a new and improved Internet Explorer for mobile usage, My Phone backup services and Windows Marketplace’s new mobile edition.
The Imagio also features dual band capabilities and supports both GSM and CDMA networks. Business executives or people who are constantly travelling will be able to use the Imagio overseas by switching the phone to a GSM network. Due to its 2100MHz UMTS/HSDPA support and quad-band GSM, users will also be able to use both voice and 3G data anywhere in the world.
The HTC Imagio also features Bluetooth support, Wi-Fi and EVDO Rev, Opera and Internet Explorer browsers, V Cast Mobile TV, music and video, speed dialing, voice commands, SMS and MMS messaging and Verizon’s visual voicemail service.
The 5 megapixel camera is amongst the best in its class of similar dual-band smartphones taking brilliant indoor and outdoor photographs and videos. It also features several advanced functions such as a self timer, white balance and brightness options, panorama mode, wide screen mode and four quality settings. It also boasts a touch focus feature and VGA quality video.