HTC Corporation on Tuesday unveiled India's first Microsoft Windows Phone 7 smartphone, HD7. It will be available in exclusive tie-up with Bharti Airtel. Priced at Rs.29,990, the phone will available at authorised HTC resellers in India.

“Windows Phone 7 operating system is an entirely fresh mobile experience, on which HTC is excited to be going big. We see tremendous customer opportunities with the integration of Microsoft's most popular services,” said HTC India Country Head Ajay Sharma.

“The value Microsoft is bringing to mobile customers around the world sets a new benchmark for the industry and HTC is proud to be the first in bringing in the brand new Windows Phone 7 experience to India in partnership with Bharti Airtel,” he said. Airtel customers are being offered exclusive data pack to download 2GB data a month for six months at a special price of Rs.300.

“Microsoft Windows Phone 7 is an entirely fresh mobile experience crafted to help people get more done in fewer steps, while HD7 is a top-of-the-line smartphone offering cutting edge innovation with features like 4.3 inch WVGA display, 720p HD video recording and 1 Ghz processor,” Mr. Sharma added. HD7 includes a variety of cutting-edge technologies and a series of unique HTC applications that can be accessed through the new HTC Hub that complements the Windows Phone 7 Hub.

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