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Maxis to offer HTC HD7

Want the latest phone using the latest mobile platform? Then your best best is with Maxis.

The operator has just announce that it will offer the just released HTC HD7 running on Windows Phone 7.

The HTC HD7 is HTC’s media powerhouse device running on the new Windows Phone 7 platform. It packs a 4.3in screen with a 1GHz processor and 576MB of RAM. There’s 16GB worth of internal storage, oddly enough there’s no mention of microSD support.

The HD7 also has a 5MP camera that’s capable of recording video in 720p. As a media player phone, the HD7 can output sound in Dolby Mobile with SRS surround sound capabilities. As media phone, we don’t like that there’s no HDMI connectivity.

No world on pricing or availability but expect the HD7 to be priced along the same lines as the HTC Desire

Head on over to after the jump to read the full press release from Maxis.

The long-awaited new mobile operating system comes exclusively from Maxis, loaded with original enhancements

For immediate release

Kuala Lumpur, 12 October 2010

Maxis Berhad (“Maxis”), the country’s leading integrated communications provider, furthers its commitment to provide a total customer experience with an exclusive offering of the new HTC HD7. The pioneering device offering for Maxis customers has been specially developed to maximise enjoyment of Microsoft’s also-new and already acclaimed mobile platform, the Windows Phone® 7.

Said Maxis’ Chief Operating Officer Jean-Pascal van Overbeke: “Our partnerships put Maxis customers first when it comes to enjoyment of the widest variety of advanced devices together with the latest advancements in operating systems. This continues our track record of offering devices that are constantly expanding in their applications. We are glad that Maxis customers will be first in the country, and amongst the first in the world, to take advantage of a major breakthrough in user experience, from a powerful combination of device and system design together with Maxis’ high-speed mobile data network and integrated services platform.”

HTC HD7 and Windows Phone® 7 – a whole new generation of powerhouse mobility

The early and positive verdicts are already in for Microsoft’s pioneering mobile OS design, from its uniquely neat system of integrated homescreen shortcuts to its superb control over live updates for better social networking; from its design for natural transition from work to play and its rich hubs for content aggregation to its integration with Xbox

Live for mobile gaming. Together with the robust build of the HTC HD7’s 4.3-inch screen, 8 megapixel camera, 16GB internal memory and full list of features, customers can look forward to a perfect partnership which will touch on every area of life, revealing new discoveries over time.

An announcement of attractive added benefits to accompany flexible contract options and affordable upfront prices, will soon follow in conjunction with commencement of pre-booking.

Maxis presently offers Malaysia’s widest variety of smartphone devices together with all major mobile operating systems, and in the middle of this year was first in the country to commence trials of LTE, the next generation of mobile technology for the highest quality of mobile internet experience. Maxis also launched in September the Maxis 1Store, Malaysia’s first applications store, to further expand customer experience of uniquely relevant applications as well as to grow Malaysia’s content development landscape. Maxis’ most recent device launches include the iPhone 4 together with greater affordability and increased volume of data, as well as the HTC Wildfire, Sony Ericsson Xperia X10Mini and Motorola Backflip to add to its leading range of Android phones.