HTC, a global designer of smartphones, has rolled out full language support for Hindi, Tamil and Marathi script on its range of innovative smartphones. With this the company has become the first global smartphone brand to do so.
HTC in a statement said that users will be able to read and type 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. The devices with Indian language support includes HTC One X, HTC One S, HTC One V, Desire C and Desire V. In addition, users will also be able to view a fourth language, Bengali, on select 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 2011.
“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 typing 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 can be downloaded by users starting from today. Bengali language viewing capability will be available from August 2012.
Reading and typing capability for Hindi, Tamil, Marathi and Bengali languages 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 can be downloaded by users from August 2012.