Meet the htc new smartphone called as ‘htc First’.The smartphone has announced recently with the pre-loaded Facebook Home interface at the launch event in US.Facebook Home is relalting to social network’s deeply integrated Android overlay which brings all manner of Facebook to users home screen and notification bar.
Mark Zuckerberg during the event, touched the point of enabling various OEMs to customize their Android interface, instead of launching a Facebook Phone. “ We have already received positive response from manufacturers like Samsung, HTC, Alcatel-Lucent, Sony, ZTE and Lenovo. Home will evolve the way Facebook behaves in our lives. The First will help users stay connected, remain socially active and be aware.”
“When Mark told us about the Home interface for Android, we felt it was the right platform to advantage of and introduce a hardware that will compliment the features on display,” Peter Chou ,CEO, added.
HTC First runs on Android v4.1 Jelly Bean OS and incorporates with Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with dual-core CPU and 3G/4G world.It will come with multimode LTE.There is also 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth v4.0.The device has 4.3 inch glass display.It includes 5 MP rear-facing camera with LED Flash and 1.6MP front facing shooter for video recording.In terms of connectivity, it has in-built FM radio that support AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR, iMelody, MIDI and MP3 music formats.
Specification of hTc First Smartphone :
- htc First Smartphone runs on Android v4.1 Jelly Bean Operating System.
- The device has dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon Krait processor clocked at 1400 MHz speed.
- It comes with 4.8 inch(1280 x 720)pixel glass display.Hardware is thin, modern and seamless, with soft edges to draw attention to the updates from friends and family.The smartphone measures are 125.6 x 64.93 x 8.96 mm.
- The smartphone has 1024 MB RAM and 16 GB in-built storage.
- It includes 5MP rear camera with auto focus LED Flash, Back-illuminated sensor and 1.6 MP front facing shooter that support up to 1080 p for video recording and 720 p HD playback on the device.
- The connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS etc.
- The device is powered at 2000 mAh battery and is available in four colours : red, blue, white and black.
htc first smartphone will be available in the market from 12 April. The device has been priced at $99.9 and $450 without contract.The users who cannot wait can pre-order the phone to AT&T site.