HTC announced its first tablet device, the HTC Flyer, at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2011 in Barcelona. This device is powered by the old Android 2.3 Operating System. HTC recently announced that, the Flyer tablet will be available for purchase from today in UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Greece, Portugal, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Romania. Both the versions of HTC Flyer will come with the HTC Scribe digital pen for note-taking, annotation and sketching.
We are delighted by the positive reactions that HTC Flyer has received since we first unveiled it in February and are pleased to be able to bring it to major markets across EMEA,commented Florian Seiche, President HTC EMEA. HTC Flyer is completely different from any other tablet on the market and we look forward to hearing about the different ways in which our customers use HTC Flyer in their daily lives for both work and play.
HTC Flyer features a 7 inch touch-sensitive TFT screen with 1024 X 600 pixels resolution, 1.5 GHz Processor, Android 2.3 OS, HTC Sense, Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 5 megapixel colour camera with auto focus, 1.3 megapixel front camera, 3.5 mm stereo audio jack, Micro-USB, 32 GB internal memory, 1 GB Micro SD memory card extension, GPS, up to 820 hours stand-by time, up to 4 hours vieo playback and a 4000 mAh battery.
The HTC Flyer is the first tablet to premiere HTC Watch, HTC’s new video download service, offering more than 600 premium movies and TV shows from major studios. You can easily purchase this device from retail outlets or you can even purchase it online from the HTC’s website. The Wi-Fi + 3G variant has an internal memory of 32 GB and it comes with a price tag of â‚¬649 (approx. $930). On the other hand, the Wi-Fi only HTC Flyer has an internal memory of 16 GB and it comes with a price tag of â‚¬499 (approx. $715).