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HTC Blackstone

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HTC Blackstone
Blackstone
HTC Blackstone.jpg
Specification
Manufacturer: HTC HTC-icon.png
Release Date: Dec. 2008
Operating System: Windows Mobile Windows Mobile-icon.jpg
Dimensions: 62.8 x 115 x 12 millimetres
Weight: 145 Grams
Chipset: Qualcomm ESM7206A
Display: color transflective TFT , 65536 scales, 3.8", 480 x 800
Networks: GSM900, GSM1800, GSM1900
Wifi: Not Known
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR
NFC: Not Known
GPS: Assisted GPS, QuickGPS
Video out: Not Known
Camera: 4.9 MP,AF, 1X Zoom
Secondary Camera: 0.3 MP
Internal Memory: 512MB
Memory Card: MicroSD
Battery: 1350 mAH
Additional Features: FM radio (87.5-108MHz)


Intro

Hardware, Versions, Carriers & Issues
Vendors and Carriers
Available Blackstone Versions
Known Hardware & Stock Software issues

SIM Unlocking

01/06/09 Free SIM / SID / Security Unlocker for Contributing members (fee for others)
XDA-Developers Unlock Thread
Direct Touch HD Website

Sim Unlock with donation to the XDA-Developers Site
Donate to XDA-Developers to unlock your SIM

Flashing ROMs

Changing your Device to a new version or language

Basics

Other Flashing Tools

ROM Cooking Class

ROM/Radio Collections

Tips, Tricks, FAQ

Tweaks

- including registry tweaks, please add any you know of.

About the Blackstone

Overview

Enjoy music videos, films and streaming like you never thought possible on a mobile device. Experience internet browsing so exhilarating... it feels like you never left your laptop at home. It's all delivered to you on a pixel-packed 3.8" WVGA screen and seamlessly tied together with touch-responsive TouchFLO 3D.

The ultrafast 3.5G technology lets you surf and download at true broadband speeds. On HSDPA networks, the Touch HDTM delivers downlink speeds of up to 7.2 Mbps - there is no need to slow down while you work or play.

The newly added Stock tab keeps you informed of the latest stock quotes, while the connected Home screen puts e-mail, messages and calendar only a finger-stroke away.

Get directions, view satellite maps and find your location using Google Maps. The maps are bigger and crisper thanks to the expansive screen. Tap the onscreen controls to zoom in and view more detail. This is navigation taken to a whole new level.

Highlights

  • Massive 3.8-inch wide, WVGA (480 X 800 pixel), 262K-color (limited to 65K-color by WiMo), LED backlighted, and touch sensitive display offering a cinema experience on the go
  • Vibrant TouchFLO 3D user interface, responding perfectly to your finger gestures when scrolling through contacts, browsing the web, and launching media
  • Surf and download at broadband speed with HSDPA internet connectivity and Wi-Fi
  • Google Maps enhanced by the wide screen viewing platform
  • 5 megapixel camera for quality stills and video
  • 3.5 mm audio jack makes the Touch HD compatible with the majority of audio equipment available

Downsides

Specifications

Model: HTC Blackstone AKA: HTC T828X / HTC Touch HD

Technical Specifications

CPU: Qualcomm MSM7201A, 528 MHz (ARM 11)
GPU: AMD (Fomerly ATI) Imageon 2300 graphics integrated (23Mb RAM reserved for Graphics) supporting OpenGL ES 1.0 and Direct3D Mobile
Operating System: WM 6.1 Pro
RAM: 288Mb / ROM: 512 Mb
LCD: 3.8" TFT 480x800
Networks: Quad band GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 Dual band UMTS 900 / 2100 (Europe) OR UMTS 850 / 2100 (Australia) (7.2/2 Mbit/s)
WiFi: 802.1b/g
Bluetooth: 2.0+EDR
A-GPS: Yes
Camera: 4.9Mp + Secondary 0.3Mp
Sound: Mono Speaker + 3.5mm stereo jack
FM-Radio: Yes
Expansion Slot microSD™ memory card (SD 2.0 compatable) up to 32 GB (hot-swappable)
'AC Adapter: Voltage range/frequency: 100 240V AC, 50/60 Hz

DC Outuput 5V and 1A

Physical Specifications

Dimensions: 63 x 115 x 12 mm
Mass: 147 grams (w/battery)

Battery

Type: Rechargeable Lithium-ion or Lithium-ion polymer battery.
Capacity: 1350 mAh
Talk Time (WCDMA): Up to 390 Minutes
Talk Time (GSM): Up to 310 Minutes
Standby Time (WCDMA): Up to 450 hours
Standby Time (GSM): Up to 390 Hours
Video Call Time: Up to 120 Minutes

(The above are subject to network and Phone usage)

Linux / Android

Linux and Android Ports

Reviews