HTC Shift CX9000 (HTCX9000)

HTC Shift

Summary: 7-inch Tablet PC/Convertible – Can function as a PDA, Mobile Device with 3G Connectivity, Announced March 2007, GPS

Last Updated: April 30, 2008

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Product Name: HTC Shift CX9000 (HTCX9000) (aka X9500, Shangri-La)
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Manufacturer: HTC (
Announced: March 2007
Available: 2007
Status: Currently Available
Price: $1499 and on up
Markets: Worldwide, Professional/Business

Available (US):
HTC CX9000 $1599.99 at Amazon (J&R) : 40GB Hard Drive
HTC HCX9000 $1499. at Amazon : Grey Model, 40GB Hard Drive

– Functions as a small notebook or as a PDA
– Touchscreen
– 3G and other Mobile Broadband Connectivity
– 802.11b/g connectivity to save on mobile broadband charges
– 1.3MP Webcamera
– Integrated GPS
– Supports Microsoft Windows Vista Aero
– SnapVue – “Always-on” mode – Device doesn’t need to be on
– Microsoft® Direct Push technology

Updates over previous models:
– First in this line

Manufacturer’s Description:
By melding the power of Windows Vista with hyper-fast 3G connectivity, the HTC Shift delivers exceptional functionality in a sleek, light-weight design. This mobile computer is the ultimate in smart mobility.

Experience a new era in mobile computing with the HTC Shift. Powerful enough to run Windows Vista® Business, the HTC Shift has the optimal blend of portability and functionality, giving you uncompromised performance while on the move.

CPU: Intel A110 CPU (800MHz as a notebook, 400Mhz as a PDA) – Stealey
Chipset: Intel
Front-side Bus:
Memory: DDR2 microDIMM
Memory Capacity: 1GB RAM, 128MB ROM

Display: 7-inch
Resolution: 800×480
Widescreen: Yes
Touchscreen: Yes
Graphics Chipset: Intel GMA 950 Graphics
Graphics Memory: Probably up to 128MB
Other: VGA Out

Hard Drive Type: 1.8-inch Mechanical
Hard Drive Capacity: 40GB or 60GB

Wireless: 802.11b/g
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.0
Mobile Broadband: 3G, HSDPA/EDGE/UMTS (Tri-Band), GSM/GPRS/EDGE (Quad-Band)

Audio Chipset:
Internal Speakers/Microphone: 2x Speakers, 1x Microphone
Audio I/O: 1x Line-out (stereo) 3.5mm
USB: 1x USB 2.0
PC Card:
Flash/Memory Card Reader: Secure Digital (SD) SDIO
Keyboard/Mouse: QWERTY Keyboard and Touchpad
Other: USIM/SIM card slot

Biometric/Fingerprint: Fingerprint reader
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):
Other: 1.3MP Webcam

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Business Edition (32-bit)
Other Software:

Battery: Lithium-ion Polymer
Options: 2700mAh
Battery Life: Up to two days on battery standby, Up to 2 hours on Vista (notebook mode)

Width: 8.15 inches / 207 mm
Depth: 5.08 inches / 129 mm
Height: 0.98 inches / 25 mm
Weight: 1.76 / 0.8 kg (with battery)

Reviews and Articles:
MobileTechReview – March 12, 2008 – Review, August 11, 2007
HTC Press Release
PC Magazine Hands-On – March 2007