HTC Merge user-agent string appears, confirms our hands-on info

Looking for a little more news on the HTC Merge? We've gotcha covered. First off, that rumored launch last Thursday was never true (and obviously didn't happen). A quick call to HTC last week cleared that up -- it basically was PR whoopsie, same as when it supposedly was going to be given away as a prize in the Verizon Urban Challenge in Seattle.

So what do we have that's new? The user-agent string has hit HTC's servers. Not a lot there that we didn't already know from our exclusive hands-on -- QWERTY keyboard, 480x800 touchscreen, the usual audio/video info, blah, blah, blah.

What we still don't know is a release date. Nov. 23's been kicked around some, but with everybody's track record predicting guessing so far, we'll see it when we believe it. [HTC] Thanks, T!

  • as i see it, this would be the perfect time to launch.. right before the holiday kickoff ~ black Friday. this would allow a ton of sales to this phone, if Verizon does it correctly. but im in desperate need for a new phone, im on the original chocolate that does not work barely and would like to enter the android community.
  • Come on over to the android family.