HTC Explorer Announced In India For Rs.11,650

HTC recently launched the much-awaited HTC Explorer at an event in New Delhi, India. The press shots and specs of this device was already leaked a week ago. This device was earlier called as the HTC Pico. It runs on the latest Android 2.3.5 (Gingerbread) Operating System. The global announcement of HTC Explorer was made by the company’s newly appointed president of global sales and marketing, Jason Mackenzie.

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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 3.2 inch touchscreen display, sporting a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels, 600 MHz processor, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS, HTC Sense 3.5 UI, 3 mega pixel rear camera, 3.5mm headset jack, multimedia player, 384 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, Adobe Flash support, Wi-Fi 801.11 b/g/n, 3G Connectivity, Android Market, Bluetooth 3.0 and a 1230 mAh battery.

HTC Explorer will be available with a range of optional back covers including Metallic Blue, Metallic Orange, Metallic White and Metallic Purple. This handset allows you to access more than 250,000 apps from the Android Market. HTC Explorer comes with a price-tag of Rs.11,650 (approx.$240). This handset will be released next month in India, followed by other countries in Europe and Asia.

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HTC Explorer To Launch On September 29 In India?

Last week we posted the leaked press shots and specs of the HTC’s upcoming budget smartphone, the HTC Explorer. This handset was earlier known as the HTC Pico. According to the guys at BGR, HTC Explorer will be announced at an event in New Delhi on September 29. The global announcement will be made by the company’s newly appointed president of global sales and marketing, Jason Mackenzie.

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HTC Explorer is expected to come with a 3.2 inch HVGA display, sporting a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels, 600 MHz processor, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS, HTC Sense 3.5 UI, Wi-Fi 801.11 b/g/n, 3G Connectivity, 5 mega pixel rear camera, VGA front-facing camera, 384 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, Bluetooth 3.0 and a 1230 mAh battery.

HTC Explorer a mid-range smartphone, which is specially targeted at budget-minded customers. The price of this device is expected to be around Rs.15000 ($300). This handset will compete with other budget Android phones such as HTC Wildfire S, Samsung Galaxy Ace and Motorola Defy in the Indian market. Are you planning to buy this device? Let us know your views in the comments section below.

HTC Explorer Leaked Press Shots And Specs Emerge

HTC Explorer is the company’s upcoming entry-level Android smartphone. This device was earlier known as the HTC Pico. The guys at PocketNow, recently shared the leaked press shot and specs of this device. This handset runs on the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System and it comes with the new HTC Sense 3.5 user interface. The specs of this device is almost similar to the HTC Wildfire S smartphone.

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HTC Explorer Leaked Specifications:

  • 3.2 inch HVGA display
  • 320 x 480 pixels resolution
  • 600 MHz processor
  • Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS
  • HTC Sense 3.5 UI
  • 5 mega pixel rear camera
  • VGA front-facing camera
  • 32 GB expandable memory
  • 384 MB RAM
  • 512 MB ROM
  • Wi-Fi 801.11 b/g/n
  • 3G Connectivity

The entry-level HTC Explorer is specially targeted at budget-minded customers. This device is expected to be officially announced next month at the HTC event in London. HTC Explorer will be most probably available for free with a two year service agreement. Stay tuned for more updates!