HTC 7 Mozart to go on Pre-Order this week-end

Microsoft Philippines and Smart Comm. are teaming up to bring a slew of Windows Phone 7 devices to the Philippines this holiday season. First stop is the HTC 7 Mozart which will be available for pre-order starting Friday.

In a release sent this evening, Smart will be doing a road-show starting this week-end to showcase Windows Phone 7.

The HTC 7 Mozart is a 3.7-inch (480×800 pixels) Windows Phone 7 powered by a 1GHz chip, 8GB internal storage, 576MB RAM, 512MB ROM and 8MP camera that can do 720 video.

Be among the first to get hold of the Windows Phone 7-powered HTC Mozart as Smart Communications, Inc. kicks off the Smart Gold Rush “12 Thrills of Christmas” road show on November 19-21, 2010, at the 3rd Level, Eastwood City Mall, Libis, Quezon City.

Pre-order your HTC Mozart at Smart’s Gold Rush “12 Thrills of Christmas” and avail of special discounts and receive exciting freebies offered only this holiday season!

I’ve asked for additional information as to pricing of the prepaid kits as well as the postpaid plans that come with it. From the statements on the release, it looks like the only way you can make the pre-orders will be at the roadshows only. I wonder if people will also be lining up for this one.

Will post updates and details once I get them.

43 Comments on this Post

  1. WinMo had its share of innovations and bugs but it was let down by the phones that it was installed on. Unresponsive UIs and laggy interface (think of the Samsung Omnia series) made it crappy compared to even the aging Symbian OS (which had fewer features but was more usable). Apple is really good at repackaging but they did blow away the competition with iOS, a very responsive system, an attractive looking and user-friendly OS.

    I hope Windows Phone 7 can rectify the problems that plagued 6.5 and give Android and iOS a run for their money

  2. @boyboy, sir syempre hindi naman siguro pwede…but softwares for laptops have their own mobile versions such as MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, IE, WMP, etc. Same as Apple softwares for Macs you cant install them to iPhones, and Android softwares for mobiles and laptops have their own versions also.

  3. @Dino

    Bro in case you’re NEW sa viruses on windows mobiles check the link below as one of the many examples. This affects Symbian and Palm as well.


    Since you’re fond of wiki, check the link below. Why would an anti-virus company create a product for such mobile OS if walang virus/malware at all? Virus = Malware = security issue = trash OS

    Guys have you seen a Windows product na walang virus/malware/security issue? Xenix!
    (check your wiki for details :) )

  4. @nightcrawler pasali lang din ah.

    Sure, iOS gained its success from the OS’ UI. Pero 2 phones na ang nagdaan, 3 generations ng iPod touch at nagkatablet pa. Walang pagbabago, same interface padin, right? Nakakasawa na yung “eye candy” interface nila.

    Let’s go 10 years back, where Symbian ruled the smartphone world along with their simple yet innovative UI (as of that time, compared to PDAs). 7 years later, they still thought the UI was great, so they’ve only applied minimal changes to the UI. Now, majority of the users refuse to get a Symbian phone because of its unappealing and tad slow interface. iOS just started the trend of the boxed icons. Icons don’t represent the whole interface, as well as the whole OS, of course. So you can’t say everyone is copying off their UI.

    I’m not ditching Symbian here, just try to compare their history with iOS. Don’t brag, especially pag UI ang usapan. Yung UI ng iOS, WP7, Android, hanggang kailan lang ba maganda yan? Till next year? 2 years? 7 years? We don’t know, pero what I’m sure of is if an OS will stick to its current UI, malalaos at malalaos din yan.

    :) IMO lang naman.

  5. usapang U.I. lang naman to… ok apple ang mga pinaka magandang U.I. sa NGAYUN (sige isama na rin hardware design)!!!!!

    pero pag dating sa features, and functionality wala binatbat yang apple na yan… maraming mas maganda pa…

    sa mga geeks alam nila maraming kulang iphone4..
    pero kung sa pormahan at pogi ponts mo lang gagamitin well bumili ka… pasalamat kayo daming apps na susuporta sa kakulangan nyan…

  6. immaGetAnHTCSoon

    I think it’s kinda unfair if we compare WinMo 6.5 with WP7 coz they literally overhauled the OS. They changed everything about the OS. The extreme makeover didn’t really started with the WP7, before this was the hotmail/live online services revamp, Bing, specially Bing Maps, Xbox live UIs (competing with sony’s) & Zune that they made that all come together and be accessible on the WP7. Let’s give these guys a chance. They’re the ones who introduced us to the internet, aren’t they? (not so sure, hehe)

    anyways, i love apple’s design, i love android phones specially HTC’s, i’m still using a nokia symbian Php 3,000.00 phone which is still so reliable so i love nokia. Let’s just admit it to ourselves that there is some OS competition going on right now and we are free to decide on what we wanna get, respect!

    bdw, it will be awesome if WP7 phones is equipped with Kinect! cooolness!

  7. @jessjr,

    you read from the ineternet, but ilan ba talaga naka-experience ng virus sa WInMo? I for one never seen it. The thing is, mobile viruses is not a big deal in mobiles…..they only target mobiles, not your desktop. These so called viruses wont do any harm to your phone. Napakadali at napakaliit na issue. Ano ba naman kung i-hardreset mo lang ang phone to factory setting eh di burado na ang virus. Sus phone lang yan, hindi yan laptop hehe. Wiki is also a website…so ikaw din mahilig karin magbasa ng kung ano ano sa websites…without an actual hands-on on a product. Again, nakagamit ka na ba ng WinMo phone? How expert are you in WinMo phones? Eh puro basa ka lang din sa internet eh. Anong phone ba gamit mo why are you in this website, just to bash WinMo phones kahit wala kang alam at puro basa ka lang sa internet? Tulad nga ng sabi ni lawreas…just view the product objectively.. kung hindi fit sa inyo, move on! :)

    Hirap kase sa iba eh wala namang alam, critic ng critic, ni hindi pa naman nakahawak nung kini-criticize nila tsk tsk

  8. IOs vs Android Apple lacks Flash Support . Most of the webpages runs in flash. WHos is the king of the web its Google so all google apps is supported by droid phones.Youtube , google maps etc. There are alot of developers for IOs but still Droid phones has the edge in application technology because of being a OPEN SOURCE OS. SYMBIAN and Windows Mo is the PAST.

  9. @ dino

    Personal opinion vs facts + reality check. Micro vs macro perspective. Hands-down you’re the clear winner alright.

    But if you’ve been on the IT industry for more than 10 yrs, you know what I’m talking of. Otherwise you need to read more on M$ history.

  10. at my nag react. LOL. no need to provide me references. i know the + and – of tech. stuff. my point is each product has an advantage over the others. ang problem lang. most users are blinded from the past, stuck in Jurassic Age. and masyadong stereotype. puro yung kakulangan lang nakikita. LOL.

    We should sometimes appreciate what the present is offering to us. then dun i weight kung worth-it ito or not.

  11. at my nag react. LOL. no need to provide me references. i know the + and – of tech. stuff. my point is each product has an advantage over the others. ang problem lang. most users are blinded from the past, stuck in Jurassic Age. and masyadong stereotype. puro yung kakulangan lang nakikita. LOL

    We should sometimes appreciate what the present is offering to us. then dun nalang sana i weight kung worth-it ito or not.

  12. nu meron?

  13. dino abangan susunod na kabanata

    seriously dude. pag may android ka techie ka na? for real dude? anyone can get an android phone. people like it para maiba naman but i dont think they’re techie. and can you make up your mind on this one
    “I want a phone na pag hiniram ng iba, ibabalik sayo kase kamot sila ng ulo at nagtataong “papaano ba gamitin to?” hehe.”
    ” Ang alam kse ng iba dyan Nokia lang…yung “user-friendly” na phones pero pag Windows or Android OS na magugulo na isip nila hehe peace bro.. ”
    user friendly ba talaga ang os mo o hnde? lol.. and besides eh ano kung di alam gamitin ng iba unit mo. ikaw ba nasanay sa computer windows os papagamitin ng linux o mac mapipifigure out mo agad ng ganun kabilis? (i think companies would want consumers to find their units user friendly) and if you really are the techie dude you claim to be. then why not create an app or do something about it. im not taking sides here and i know someday android will be better than the IOS but just dont pretend to know everything when you dont. wiz kids who created jailbreaks and apps dont criticize the units, they make the most out of the units.

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