HTC Flyer Honeycomb update starts arriving today

HTC Flyer Honeycomb update starts arriving today
The 7-inch HTC Flyer stands out with its interface optimized for work with a stylus, but since the device was released in May 2011, we’ve only been hearing promises for update to Honeycomb. Now, it’s finally here - the Wi-Fi version of the Flyer is starting to get Honeycomb 3.2 pushed to the device.

The initial reports are also pretty warm. Users say they’ve gotten rid of wallpaper lag, and the UI feels smooth, plus they get the bragging rights of full hardware acceleration with Honeyomb.

We, however, are more curious whether the HTC Flyer is getting updated to Ice Cream Sandwich. That’s one thing that’d make 2012 even better, right?


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Flyer
  • Display 7.0" 1024 x 600 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, Single core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 4000 mAh

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5 Comments

1. Netolic

Posts: 152; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Its still 299.99. Right? Ill wait it to go down to 199.99.

2. TechyMexican

Posts: 17; Member since: Jan 02, 2012

it's already been discontinued. It'll never be 199.99. The price has gone up on ebay and amazon since you can't buy it a best buy anymore

3. DigitalMD

Posts: 226; Member since: Feb 17, 2010

but you can get a View which is the same at Sprint for $239

4. HTCiscool

Posts: 449; Member since: Jul 16, 2011

Other then Hardware acceleration please remind me what ICS brings that Honeycomb didn't already have? Way to go HTC!

5. Sakmann67

Posts: 29; Member since: May 22, 2010

My Flyer is running great on Honeycomb! I like the O.S. I still have two issues with apps. NFL & NBA Mobile are not compatible with it. They would not work with Gingerbread either. What Gives?

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