This is the newest SmartPhone that recently been released by HTC, called as HTC Arrive. It officially launched on March 21, 2011. HTC Arrive mentioned that it was the metamorphosis of HTC 7 Pro in US that designed only runs under CDMA Technology networks (The HTC Pro 7 used GMS Technology). It was been rumored to be named as HTC Pro 7 CDMA, but in official release it came with the HTC Arrive name.
Same as the previous series, the HTC Arrive comes with Slide Side Out form factor in combination between Physical Qwerty Keyboard (four row) and also the Display Touchscreen User Interface. The Display, in our opinion, is huge enough to be use to play Multimedia Files such as Video (Clip or even Film) at size 3.6 inches WVGA Capacitive Touchscreen that has 480 x 800 pixels Resolution. Along with the Screen, the commons features such as Accelerometer for Auto Rotate Orientation (Landscape to Portrait) and Auto Turn Off using Proximity Sensor also available.
One thing that you should know regarding this phone is the fact that the phone did not has external memory card slot. As we already mentioned above, the HTC Arrive used CDMA Networks: CDMA 800/1900 and CDMA200 1x EV-DO up to 3.1 Mbps.
HTC Arrive Manual User Guide Resume
This Image “Keys Parts Functions” of HTC Arriveis one of the content that available in HTC User Guide and also Quick Reference Guide PDF File. The difference between Quick Reference and User Guide / User Manual of HTC Arrive is the elaboration on Sprint Service. If QR Guide consist the common tutorial of the Phone, but the User Guide has more deep explanation about the Sprint Service.
On Page 90 of the User Guide of the Phone you can learn how to use the WiFi to be able to access the internet connection (it including how you can turning the Wi-FI WLAN on, currently supports IEEE 802.11 b,g,n, etc). But if you like to know how to use the Bluetooth such as using Advanced Audio Distribution Profile aka A2DP or to Pairing it with others Bluetooth Device, you can go to page 82 and start to read the instructional guide from there.
Another Tutorial such as how you can use TeleNav Navigation that would provides turn by turn direction and voice direction you can read the explanation how to use it at page 114. Another tutorial that you might wanna know: using the 5MP camera, using weather clock (alarm), susing HTC Hub, using Automatic Speech Recognition ASR and more.
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HTC Arrive Specifications
For the Core smartphone “brain”, the Arrive installed with 1GHz Scorpion Processor with Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon chipset (Adreno 200 GPU), along with internal storage memory 8 GB or 16 GB and 576MB for RAM / 512 MB for ROM. Just like HTC 7 Pro, the HTC Arrive also used Windows Phone 7 Operating System Platform from Microsoft. By having the WP 7, some of Microsoft Service also embedded in, for example the Bing Search, XBox Live, Bing Maps, Microsoft Office for Mobile (PDF Viewer, Word, excel, powerpoint editor) and also Windows Phone Marketplace.
For the Camera, the HTC Arrive equipped with 5 Megapixel Camera with LED Flash, Autofocus, Geo Tagging, Face Detection, and also Video Recording aka Camcorder. For Social Networking Users, there are two favorite Application of Social Network Service that also integrated in the Phone: The Facebook and Twitter Apps.
Although it is too bad that we could had an external microSD card slot that can expanded the internal memory storage, it still worthed to had this Arrive in your hand, especially that you can choose the internal memory for the Phone (8G or 16GB, using eMMC). It almost like the iPad 2 memory selling strategy.
For Connectivity Features, just like usual, the Bluetooth, USB Slot also available. The Bluetooth used version 2.1 plus Enhanced Data Rate and support A2DP and for the USB it used microUSB version 2.0. We had wrote that the Phone Camera also capable to make Geotag features. This Geo-Tagging used AGPS tool. The GPS along with Bing Maps also capable to be used as Navigator on the road or to find you preferred location.
MP3, WAV, MP4, WMV, are some other Audio and Video formats that can be played in HTC Arrive along with WMA, eAAC+, 3GP, H.264, and H.263. Almost forget, the Phone also has Wi-Fi for fast wireless internet connection through hot spot access point area (almost 33 meter radius range)
Table of Contents of HTC Arrive User Manual aka User Guide
Calendar and Tools
Camera and Multimedia
Sprint Service The Basics
Web and Data Services:
Ways of Connecting to the Internet
Getting Started with Data Services
Using Internet Explorer Mobile
Using Bing Search
Downloading App and Games from Windows Phone Marketplace
Important Safety Infromation
HTC Arrive Manual User Guide Quick Reference Guide PDF Download
Because the HTC Arrive did not have microSD external memory card, the image help below only consist how you can assembling the Phone’s battery to the Phone’s body, and also how to remove the battery from it, how to open and close the body cover / casing on the rear / back of the device. It available under “Setting Up Your Device” section on page 2 / 8 of the UM / UG of HTC Arrive
As long as we knew, there only in English Version of the User manual that avilable in the net, especially in US region. You can both download the Manual below and learn it by your self.
- User Guide / Manual of HTC Arrive Sprint Download | PDF Size: 4.56 MB | Page Count: 160 | Language: English
- Quick Reference Guide of HTC Arrive Sprint Download | PDF Size: 3.77 MB | Page Count: 129 | Language: English