By June 24, 2009

HTC Hero Specifications announced

 image It is official the HTC Hero as been announced today, Wednesday 24th June!

This is the first unlocked HTC Smartphone to run Google Android.  In fact, it is the world’s first, unlocked, commercially available Google phone!!

The Hero marks an evolutionary step in mobile communication.

Personalisation and you are central to the Hero and Android.

The Google OS has a customised interface, designed by HTC which makes for more intuitive and fun way to interact with the handset.

The Hero has all the features you would expect of a smartphone from HTC. 

Announced today, the Hero will begin SHIPPING 3rd JULY.

You can view the full specs after the break.


Operating System –
Google Android

Processor –
Qualcomm MSM7200A 528 MHz

Memory –
ROM: 512 MB
RAM: 288 MB

Display –
3.2-inch TFT-LCD touch-sensitive screen with 320×480 HVGA resolution

Contract –
No Contract SIM Free/Unlocked

Network –
900/2100 MHz
Up to 2 Mbps up-link and 7.2 Mbps down-link speeds

Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
(Band frequency and data speed are operator dependent.)

Connectivity –
Bluetooth 2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate and A2DP for wireless stereo headsets
Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 b/g
HTC ExtUSB (11-pin mini-USB 2.0 and audio jack in one)
3.5 mm audio jack

Internal GPS antenna with Google Maps Pre-installed

Audio – Audio Jack
Supported Formats – MP3, AAC(AAC, AAC+, AAC-LC), AMR-NB, WAV, MIDI and Windows Media Audio 9)

Expansion Slot –
MicroSDHC Memory Card Slot (Support up to 16GB) (SD 2.0 compatible)

Camera –
5.0 megapixel colour camera with auto focus

Device Control –
Trackball with Enter button

Talk Time –
Up to 420 minutes for WCDMA
Up to 470 minutes for GSM

Standby Time –
Up to 750 hours for WCDMA
Up to 440 hours for GSM

Battery –
1340mAh Rechargeable Lithium-ion 

Dimensions –
112 x 56.2 x 14.35 mm ( 4.41 x 2.21 x 0.57 inches)

Weight –
135 grams ( 4.76 ounces) with battery

Other –
Digital Compass

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