HTC Hero is a beautifully designed and extremely stylish handset which comes with a large sized 3.2 pixels TFT touch sensitive display screen that shows excellent quality picture. The screen features a fairly good resolution of 320 x 480 pixels with the display of 65K colors with perfect contrast and brightness. The device features Cupcake, a Google Android based OS version 1.5 which is responsible for the exceptionally brilliant functioning of this device,The handset feels light while holding as it weighs 135gms only. The device is sized at 112mm x 56.2mm x 14.4mm which makes it a compactly sized handset. The display screen over this device gives a refreshing experience to the users as it comes with a Sense UI.
There is a multi touch input method which allows fast input of data simultaneously with each other. It is provided with a trackball which makes navigation more fun.
The HTC Hero allows one to navigate through websites with excellent speed as it is provided with excellent network connectivity due to the presence of high Class GPRS and EDGE technologies. It allow users to access Emails at fast speed. One can also stay connected with friends using the instant message services offered in the device. There is an option for sending multimedia messages apart from text messages. The device comes with dedicated search keys which help users in navigating through the web as well as the functions.
The handset is compatible with Tri-band and Quad-band network hence allows international roaming. It can easily follow the bandwidth required by various networks there. It allow users to check mails and browse web with the high speed wireless Wi-Fi technology available over it. The only requirement being the local hotspot or WLAN to send data to remote locations. It has got a smart feature ‘video calling’ which allow users to watch the other person live over the phone screen while making conversation. This 3G enabled smartphone features high speed data upload and data download technologies namely HSUPA and HSDPA. These technologies facilitate fast transfer of data from this device to others. There is another wireless technology provided over the phone namely Bluetooth which allows easy data transfer to other Bluetooth compatible devices. It also features a microUSB port for connecting to other devices that lack wireless features The HTC Hero is a complete entertainer as it is integrated with a remarkable music player compatible with many music files like MP3, WMA9, WAV and AAC+. There are few interesting games available over the device which gives an entertaining experience to the users. There is a GPS navigator which allow users to access world maps while visiting a new place. It also allow users to find out the best possible way to reach a destination. To add more zest to the entertainment section, the phone is provided with an MP4, H.263, H.264 and WMV9 video player which shows pictures with fine video quality. The device can also play MP3, WAV and polyphonic ringtones with easy download option.
The phone has a built in digital compass which helps in locating directions.
The striking feature of this device is its 5MP camera which offers an incredibly high resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels with autofocus. There is a touch focus which allows user to concentrate over the subject more closely. The camera allows video recording of CIF format at 15fps. The handset allows handsfree listening with a 3.5mm audio jack which allows one to attach ear plugs with ease. The HTC Hero is integrated with a standard Li-Ion 1350 mAh battery which offers a talktime of 8hrs and a talktime of 440hrs for a 2G network. However the phone offers a talktime of 7hrs and a standby time of 750hrs for 3G network. The device is equipped with an internal memory of 288MB RAM and a 512MB ROM. There is a TransFlash card provided on the phone expands the memory expansion, thus enhancing its capacity to a larger extent. Hence we can conclude that the HTC Hero is a fantastic high end device which is equipped with latest features that meet the requirements of today’s user.
Source by Samuel Herrick