-- pull up a chair. Listen, we admire your tenacity and all, but did you realize that both Nokia World
kicked off today? Cool, just making sure. Now that we're past that, we'd like to introduce you (as in, the audience) to one of the world's first "Windows phones
," the Touch2. Packing a full touchscreen and an all-too-familiar design (remember the HTC Mega
?), this here smartphone will launch with Windows Mobile 6.5
, the outfit's TouchFLO interface, Microsoft Exchange support, a redesigned Internet Explorer Mobile and the new My Phone service to back up and sync photos, music, contacts and text messages for free from the Touch2 to the web. There's no word on exact pricing and availability, but it'll be available somewhere in this wide world October 6th, with broad availability in Europe and select Asian markets promised for early Q4.