HTC Hero

Announced:
Jun 24, 2009
Status:
Released
Release date:
Jul 23, 2009

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Display

Size:

3.2 inches

Resolution:

320 x 480 pixels

Pixel density:

180 PPI

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body:

48.49 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm MSM7200A

Processor:

Single core, 528 MHz

RAM:

0.3GB

ROM:

512 MB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC

OS:

Android (2.1, 1.5)

Battery

Capacity:

1350 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Features:

Autofocus

Video recording:

352x288 (CIF)

Design

Dimensions:

4.41 x 2.21 x 0.56 inches (112 x 56.2 x 14.3 mm)

Weight:

4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)

Features:

Trackball

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.0, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g

USB:

miniUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Charging

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice recording

This device is also known as T-Mobile G1 Touch

Cons

  • Thick body (0.56 inches)
  • The camera lacks flash
  • No front-facing camera

Description

The HTC Hero is the first Android phone of the manufacturer to run the personalized Sense interface. It changes the overall appearance of the OS and adds a number of new features. The Hero is also the first Android phone to support Flash and is powered by a Qualcomm 528MHz processor and 288 MB RAM/512 MB ROM. Additional functionality includes a 3.5mm jack, trackball, GPS, Bluetooth 2.0 and Wi-Fi. It is a quad-band GSM and dual-band 3G handset.

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