Compact Smartphone utilizes Windows Mobile technology.

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Pocket-sized Cingular 3125, powered by Windows Mobile® v5.0 technology, lets users access all Mobile Office applications, send and receive push e-mail, and browse Internet. Supporting quad-band EDGE/GSM networks, clamshell unit features Bluetooth® technology, dual high-resolution displays, and 1.3 megapixel camera. Product also features USB port, microSD slot, 128 MB ROM, 64 MB RAM, and MP3 player with dedicated external music buttons.



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HTC Brings the World's Smartest, Thinnest Smartphone Device to Market: the Cingular 3125



The First Windows Mobile 5.0 Smartphone With a Flip, Gives People the Full Computing Power of Previous Smartphones in a Sleek, Compact Design

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13 -- High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC), the world's leading provider of Microsoft(R) Windows Mobile(R)-based devices, today debuted the company's most innovative and smallest Smartphone to date: the Cingular 3125. Announced at the fall Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association (CTIA) WIRELESS I.T. & Entertainment conference, the Cingular 3125 Smartphone from HTC features the latest Windows Mobile technology, enabling people to access all Mobile Office applications, send and receive push e-mail, and browse the Internet -- all on a device that fits comfortably in a pocket.

As manufacturer of the first color palm-size PC, the first Microsoft Windows Mobile-based Pocket PC, the first Microsoft Windows Mobile-powered Smartphone and many other leading devices, HTC has a long tradition of designing and building robust, reliable and versatile devices. The Cingular 3125 Smartphone expands on this legacy to offer the latest technology combined with a cutting-edge, super-slim design that brings the power of mobile computing to a fashion-conscious audience.

"We at HTC are extremely pleased with the Cingular 3125 and believe it represents a substantial advance in the Smartphone market," said Todd Achilles, vice president of sales and marketing for HTC America. "Thanks to the combination of a sleek design with the powerful functionality of Windows Mobile 5.0, for the first time the capabilities of a Smartphone do not dictate its form or appeal."

The Cingular 3125 is the first and thinnest clamshell Windows Mobile 5.0-powered Smartphone to hit the U.S. market, and includes the following:

-- Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0
-- Push e-mail (direct push technology)
-- Quad-band EDGE/GSM networks
-- Dual high-resolution display
-- 1.3 megapixel camera
-- MP3 player (with dedicated external music buttons)
-- Bluetooth(R) technology
-- 128 MB of ROM, 64MB of RAM
-- A microSD slot
-- Universal Serial Bus (USB) port
-- Mobile Office
-- Instant access to e-mail
-- Dedicated music player

About HTC

HTC designs, manufactures and markets innovative, feature rich Smartphone and PDA Phone devices. These are available as HTC-branded devices and as products individually customized for operator and device partners.

Founded in 1997, High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC) is a technology provider specializing in cutting-edge converged mobile devices. Since its establishment, the company has developed strong R&D capabilities, pioneered many new designs and product innovations, and launched state-of-the-art PDA Phones and Smartphones for operators and distributors in the global telecommunications industry.

HTC has established very unique partnerships with key mobile operators, including the leading five European mobile operators, the top four US operators, and many fast-growing Asian operators. Its leading R&D capabilities also attract the most advanced technology developers to work with HTC to facilitate the best applications and to introduce and promote mobile data services universally. In July 2005, the company opened its American subsidiary in Bellevue, Washington, which offers world-class HTC products to North and South American consumers.

HTC is one of the fastest growing companies in the mobile device market. The company is listed on The Taiwan Stock Exchange under ticker 2498. For more information about HTC, please visit www.htc.com .

NOTE: The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Nathan Misner of Waggener Edstrom, +1-425-638-7000, or nathanm@waggeneredstrom.com, for High Tech Computer Corp.; or Martin Liu, Special Assistant to the President/Corporate Marketing Division, +886-3-3753252, ext. 6186, or martin_liu@htc.com, or Maggie Cheng, Sr. +Public Relations, +886-3-375-3252, Ext. 6192, or PR Direct, +886-3-375-5519, or mobile, +886-910-056396, or maggie_cheng@htc.com, both of High Tech Computer Corp.

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