HTC has unveiled the Facebook Centered Smartphone code named as HTC First at an event yesterday. Facebook – which has launched its Instagram Home, a launcher for Android OS devices is now available first on HTC First.
HTC First, with preloaded instagram will be available for pre-order for $99.99 with two year contract from AT&T in U.S. starting 12th April 2013. Without contract it is available at a price of $449.99. The Smartphone is available in Red, Pale Blue, Black and White.
HTC First is a mid range android device with features like a 4.3 inch touch screen display with with 720×1280 pixel resolution. It has 1.4GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1GB of RAM. It sports a 5 mega pixel rear camera capable of recording 1080p video and a 1.6 mega pixel front facing camera. It has only 16GB of internal storage as a microSD card slot is unavailable for expansion. The device sports a 2000mAh battery. It runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with pre-loaded Facebook instagram and has WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0/ LTE in terms of connectivity.
HTC First will be launched through EE in U.K. and Orange in France. The company is yet to announce the launch date for Europe. The details of the availability of device in India are yet unavailable.