Why Buying the HTC Hero Is a Good Idea

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HTC Hero

HTC Hero has much more than good looks to commend it. It is the most advanced of Android phones, with an operating system that makes it perhaps the closest competition to the iPhone.  HTC cell phones use a proprietary user interface extension called HTC Sense, which facilitates an unprecedented level of personalisation of the phone. 

Main Features of the HTC Hero:

  • Heavily customised Android operating system
  • 5 mega pixel auto-focus camera
  • Digital compass for automatic navigation of maps
  • 3.2-inch TFT-LCD touch-sensitive screen with 320x480 HVGA resolution
  • Memory: ROM: 512 MB, RAM: 288 MB
  • Dimensions: 112 x 56.2 x 14.35 mm; Weight: 135 gm
  • Multi-touch zooming
  • Web browser with full Flash support
  • Expansion slot for microSD™ memory card of up to 8 GB
  • Network:
    • HSPA/WCDMA: 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
  • Battery talk time of 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

More Reasons to Buy the HTC Hero:

  • Keeping in touch is superbly simple with the HTC Hero – the smart dialling lets you find a contact just by dialling the first three numbers or letters of the name. All communication like text exchanges, email, call logs, Facebook updates and photo albums are organised by contacts and are that much easier to find.
  • Using personalised widgets, HTC Hero lets you place important contents on the home screen for viewing at a glance without having to go through menus. 
  • Your Inbox can be viewed from different perspectives, depending on your requirement.
  • “Scenes” lets you create different screen arrangements specifically suited to workdays, weekends, holidays and travel as the case may be, therefore acting like a separate phone for each facet of your life.

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