Taiwanese manufacturer HTC has introduced full language support for Hindi, Tamil and Marathi for its smartphones including the current 2012 line up that includes the One X, the One S, the One V, Desire C and Desire V. So now HTC users will be able to read and write in Hindi, Tamil and Marathi in addition, users can also view Bengali script, through all messaging functions on HTC smartphones launched this year.
This updated language feature would come to the HTC smartphones in the form of an Over The Air (OTA) update and HTC plans to add support for Bengali in August, which is just a few weeks away.
Previously, HTC had begun the trend of adding support for local Indian languages with the HTC Explorer, which was launched in Q4 of 2011.
Full Press Release :
HTC ANNOUNCES FULL INDIAN LANGUAGE SUPPORT FOR HTC ONE AND DESIRE FAMILY OF SMARTPHONES Users can read and write in Hindi, Tamil and Marathi and view Bengali script New Delhi, July 16, 2012-HTC, a global designer of smartphones, today became the first global smartphone brand to roll out full language support for Hindi, Tamil and Marathi on its range of innovative smartphones. Users will be able to read and write in Hindi, Tamil and Marathi through all messaging functions on HTC smartphones launched this year, while browsing the Internet and all applications available through Google Play.
These include HTC One X, HTC One S, HTC One V, htc Desire C and Desire V, In addition, users will also be able to view a fourth language, Bengali, on selected applications available on Google Play. With this rollout, HTC has kept its promise of integrating full native language support for its smartphones in India, beginning with the HTC Explorer in Q4 20111.
“HTC is committed to helping Indian consumers communicate easily through a more intuitive mobile experience, which can only be offered with full Indian language capability on their smartphones,” said Faisal Siddiqui, Country Manager, HTC India. “HTC continues to be the smartphone brand of choice for the India market due to our focus on what the consumer needs, and delivering that in an encompassing, holistic manner.”
Reading and writing capability for Hindi, Tamil and Marathi will be made available on HTC Desire C and Desire V, sold in India through an automatic software update that will be downloadable by users starting from today. Bengali language viewing capability will be available from August 2012.
Reading and writing capability for Hindi, Tamil and Marathi, and Bengali language viewing capability will be made available on all HTC One X, HTC One S and HTC One V smartphones sold in India through an automatic software update that will be downloadable by users from August 2012.