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Thursday, 04 April 2013 21:57

HTC First Facebook smartphone unveiled

Written by Slobodan Simic

 

Qualcomm scores this one as well

HTC unveiled the earlier rumored HTC First smartphone that will feature recently announced Facebook Home integration.

Spec wise, HTC's First will be based on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 400 MSM8930AA chipset with a dual-core 1.4GHz clocked CPU paired up with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. It has a 4.3-inch 1280x720 touchscreen, 5-megapixel rear camera and 1.6-megapixel front one, supports 4G LTE, has 2000mAh non-removable battery that can keep it alive for up to 14.3 hours of talk time or 18.2 days in standby and all the usual bells and whistles like 802.11abgn WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC.

It runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS with, of course, Facebook Home launcher. In case you missed the Facebook Home you can check out more here.

As announced, HTC's First will be exclusively available as of April 12 on AT&T in the USA with a US $99.99 price tag with a two-year contract.

According to early info, HTC First will also appear in Europe as well and it will eventually be available on Orange and the EE in the UK. Unfortunately, price has not been announced for Europe as it vary from region to region.

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