HTC known for its state-of-the-art and expensive smartphones has released its most affordable smartphone, the HTC Explorer which offers an advanced smartphone experience to first time smartphone users.
“HTC Explorer is an easy-to-use smartphone that puts the customer in control, providing quick access to their most important content and information,” said Jason Mackenzie, president of global sales and marketing, HTC Corporation. “HTC Explorer is simply a smarter phone for anyone and it represents another clear demonstration of HTC’s global commitment to expanding the market for advanced smartphones.”
HTC Explorer features a curved and compact body enclosing a 3.2-inch HVGA touchscreen display that allows users to run almost all of the apps in Android Market. As its name suggest, HTC Explore provides users with complete web browsing experience through its Adobe Flash support. Users can make reservations or connect to customer service hotlines by simply tapping the phone numbers listed on any website or get a real-time map by tapping on the address of their destination.
HTC Explorer runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread platform cloaked under HTC Sense UI which provides users with sharp graphics, vibrant animations, a wide variety of widgets and a cinematic and immersive weather experience. Users can customize their lock screen to become a gateway to user’s favorite info and content such as social updates, photos, weather or stock updates that are viewed by simply waking up the display.
Other specs include a 3MP camera, 600 MHz processor, 512MB of RAM, HSPA and Wi-Fi connectivity, FM Radio, GPS support, and 1230 mAh battery. HTC Explorer is available in Metallic Black, Active Black and Metallic Navy colors that can further be personalized with a range of optional back covers including Metallic Blue, Metallic Orange, Metallic White and Metallic Purple.
|General||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, HSDPA 900 / 2100|
|Form Factor||Touchscreen bar phone|
|Dimensions||102.8 x 57.2 x 12.9 mm, 108 g|
|Display||3.2 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen, 256K colors, 320 x 480 pixels, HTC Sense UI 3.5|
|CPU||600 MHz Cortex A5|
|GPU||Adreno 200, Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7225A chipset|
|RAM||512 MB ROM, 512 MB RAM|
|OS||Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread)|
|Memory||90 MB internal, microSD, up to 32GB|
|Camera||3.15 MP, 2048×1536 pixels, Geo-tagging, face detection, 480p|
|Connectivity||GPRS up to 80 kbps, EDGE up to 236.8 kbps, HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP, EDR, microUSB v2.0|
|Battery||Standard battery, Li-Ion 1230 mAh, Stand-by up to 485 h (2G) / Up to 445 h (3G), Talk time up to 7 h 40 min (2G) / Up to 7 h 33 min (3G)|
|Misc||Accelerometer, proximity, Stereo FM radio with RDS, with A-GPS support, SRS surround sound enhancement|
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