HTC Corporation unveiled the HTC Explorer. It is said to be one the most affordable smartphones by HTC and the latest addition to its global portfolio of devices.
One of the cheapest Android-powered smartphone in HTC’s range, HTC Explorer is equipped with a 3.2-inch HVGA touchscreen, 3-MP camera and 600-MHz processor, and 512 MB of memory, which can be further expanded via memory cards. It’ll come in three colors: metallic black, active black and metallic navy.
The smartphone comes with the company’s HTC Sense technology, which provides users sharp graphics, vibrant animations and a variety of widgets. The handset also includes a customizable lock-screen enables quick access to the camera.
Beyond this however, the Explorer promises a full Android smartphone experience, complete with the latest Sense 3.5 UI. There’s full web browsing with Flash support, social network integration and many other popular features that HTC consistently improve on.
The device will be available in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East in October; there’s no word on when or whether it’s coming to the U.S.
The price hasn’t been officially confirmed at this point, but it will be well below $290 (sans contract).