HTC Explorer

Announced:
Sep 29, 2011
Market status:
Released

Display

Display size:

3.2 inches

Resolution:

320 x 480 pixels

Pixel density:

180 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

51.86 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

3 megapixels

Video recording:

640x480 (VGA) (19 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

4.05 x 2.25 x 0.51 inches (102.8 x 57.2 x 12.9 mm)

Weight:

3.81 oz (108 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7225A

Processor:

Single core, 600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5

GPU:

Adreno 200

RAM:

0.5 GB

ROM:

512 MB

Internal storage:

0.09 GB

OS:

Android (2.3)

Battery

Capacity:

1230 mAh

Talk time:

7.66 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time:

19.1 days (458 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Talk time (3G):

7.55 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

18.5 days (445 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, UMTS

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

3.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

This device is also known as HTC Pico

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.51 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (180 ppi)

Description

The HTC Explorer aka Pico is an Android 2.3 entry level smartphone with a modest 600 MHz Qualcomm processor, 512 MB of RAM, HSPA 14.4 Mbps, Wi-Fi, GPS and a 3MP shooter.

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