Mark Peters : June 28th 2009 - 15:30 CET
HTC Android Smartphone : HTC Mobile, a global designer and manufacturer of mobile phones, debuted HTC Sense, an intuitive and seamless experience that will be introduced across a portfolio of cell phones beginning with the new HTC Hero Android smartphone. With its distinct design and powerful capabilities fully integrated with HTC Sense, the HTC Hero smartphone introduces a unique blend of form and function that takes Android to new heights. HTC Sense technology is focused on putting people at the centre by making your phone work in a more simple and natural way. This experience revolves around three fundamental principles that were designed by quietly listening and observing how people live and communicate.|
HTC Hero Android Smartphone
"HTC Hero introduces a more natural way for reaching out to the people and accessing your important information, not by following the status quo of todays phones, but by following how you communicate and live your life," said Peter Chou, CEO, HTC Mobile corporation. "HTC Sense is a distinct experience created to make HTC phones more simple for people to use, leaving them saying, it just makes sense."
HTC Hero Smartphone
The new HTC Hero Smartphone continues HTC leadership in cutting-edge design that focuses on introducing a variety of distinct devices to represent your own individuality. Boasting bevelled edges and an angled bottom, the HTC Hero handset is contoured to fit comfortably in your hand and against your face while you're on a call. The HTC Hero cell phone is built to last beginning with an anti-fingerprint screen coating for improved smudge resistance and a longer lasting, clearer display. The white HTC Hero phone includes an industry-first, Teflon coating, resulting in an improved, durable white surface that is soft to the touch.
HTC Hero handset
With its 3.2-inch HVGA display, the HTC Hero is optimized for Web, multimedia and other content while maintaining a small size and weight that fits comfortably in your hand. It also boasts a broad variety of hardware features including a GPS, digital compass, gravity-sensor, 3.5mm stereo headset jack, a 5 mega-pixel autofocus camera and expandable MicroSD memory. HTC Hero multimedia handset also includes a dedicated Search button that goes beyond basic search, providing you with a more natural, contextual search experience that enables you to search through Twitter, locate people in your contact list, find emails in your inbox or search in any other area in Hero.
HTC Sense technology
Built on a culture of innovation and a passion to enhance peoples lives, HTC shapes the mobile experience around the individual. Debuting on the HTC Hero and available on all new HTC devices moving forward, Sense delivers on three basic principles: Make it Mine, Stay Close and Discover the Unexpected.
HTC Android Smartphone with new profile feature
Make It Mine, is about feeling your HTC phone smartphone was created for and by you. To do this, HTC mobile encourages you to dictate and organize how you want to access the people and content in your life in a way that fits best for you. For some, this means adding glance view widgets that push content like twitter feeds, weather and other content to the surface while others may want quick access to business-focused information like email, calendar and world-times. HTC is also introducing a new profile feature called scenes that enables you to create different customized content profiles around specific functions or times in your life.
HTC Hero software applications
Today, staying in touch with the people in your life means managing a variety of communication channels and applications ranging from phone calls, emails, texts, photos, status updates and more. HTC Sense technology takes a different approach by integrating these communication channels and applications into one single view enabling you to stay closer to your important people. With HTC Sense, friends Facebook status updates and photos along with their Flickr photos are included along side their text messages, e-mails and call history in a single view.
HTC Sense functions
Many of the most memorable moments in your life are experienced, not explained. HTC Sense is focused on providing a variety of these simple yet innovative experiences on your HTC phone that will sometimes bring you moments of joy and delight. It can be something as basic as turning the phone over to silence a ring or as simple as improving the smart dialler for making calls quicker. HTC Sense also includes perspectives, a new way for viewing your content such as email, photos, Twitter, music and more in different ways.
HTC Hero review info & availability
The HTC Hero android smart phone will be available to people across Europe in July and in Asia later in the summer. A distinct North American version will be available later in 2009. As soon as we receive a HTC Hero test sample, we will publish a photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extended HTC Hero review.