Wi-Fi Only HTC Flyer Up For Pre-Order At Germany For €499

HTC Flyer

Earlier this month, HTC announced its first tablet device, the HTC Flyer at the Mobile World Congress 2011 in Barcelona. It runs on the Android 2.4 (Gingerbread) operating system. Recently, the Wi-Fi only version of the HTC Flyer has been emerged in the Germany. CyberPort, a popular online retailer in Germany, is currently taking pre-order for the Wi-Fi only version of the HTC Flyer. Check out the complete specs below.

HTC Flyer features a 7 inch touch-sensitive TFT screen with 1024 X 600 pixels resolution, 1.5 GHz Processor, Android 2.4 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.

HTC Flyer comes with the HTC Watch service, which allows you to download hundreds of HD movies from major studios. The original HTC Flyer is up for pre-order at Amazon Germany for €669 (approx. $915). The Wi-Fi only version of the HTC Flyer is currently up for pre-order at CyberPort in Germany for €499 (approx. $620/ Rs.28,000). Which version of HTC Flyer will you buy? Or you will go for other Honeycomb tablets? Let us know your views in the comments below.

Betting On An iPad Killer? Bookies Pick HTC To Do The Job

Since the launched, there have been talks about an iPhone killer. Though there have been no real iPhone killers, several mobiles have come close to being competitive enough to it.

HTC Android Tablet

Earlier this year, Apple launched their tablet device, the . Though there haven’t been any tablet competitors to rival it, there will be a slew of them in near future. So who will be an iPad killer? Well none yet, but Bookies from Bookmaker.com have calculated the odds on which company will release a tablet to compete with Apple’s iPad in 2010, and that company is none other than HTC.

According to them, HTC has a 50% odds of releasing a tablet this year. Nokia has 40% odds and LG, Sharp, Motorola and Sanyo have 25% odds. iPad might get its first taste of competition with the RIM  Tablet "BlackPad" rumored to make its debut next week, though rumors of the HTC Tablet is also pretty loud.

So which company are you betting on to release a rival to the Apple iPad? HTC with or are you betting on someone else?