HTC Explorer was announced at an HTC global event in New delhi,India. HTC Explorer is low end android 2.3 phone priced at mid range by the HTC, so lets have a look at Specification and features of the HTC Explorer also known as HTC Pico.
The HTC Explorer aka Pico is an entry level smartphone which comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread with possessed an elegent 600 MHz Qualcomm processor.
Processor & OS
HTC Explorer features Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS, along with 600 Mhz Single core, Qualcomm MSM7227 processor which is a decent but it would have been a lot better, if the processor was of 800 mhz as it peers priced at same priced comes with it.
Touch screen, Display resolution, size and PPI
HTC Explorer features 3.2″ inch TFT capacitive touch screen with a HVGA (320×480) resolution that gives HTC Explorer pixel density of 180 PPI, which is same as the iPhone 3GS so you can expect some good decent viewing experience
Camera (front and Rear)
Unfortunately HTC Explorer does not features front camera, but it does have 3.15 MP (Megapixel) Rear camera with autofocus, but here also the led flash is missing, if HTC had kept price of HTC explorer below INR 10000. We wouldn’t have expected this missing feature. But since HTC has priced is at 12999 we do feel the pinch.
Ram, Inbuilt Storage and expandable memory
HTC Explorer features 90MB Internal memory, 2GB inbox memory card and support for microSD (up to 32GB).as for the Ram it has 384MB DDR1 RAM along with 512 MB ROM
HTC Explorer does have an Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, G-sensor and Compass.
As for the connectivity HTC Explorer has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
Along with 3g HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps and Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP and EDR, and not to forget it does have A-GPS navigation also
The HTC Explorer phone features 3.5 mm audio jack and standard microUSB v2.0 USB slot for pc connectivity
Battery & Others
• Standard battery, Li-Ion 1230 mAh
• Stand-by Up to 485 h (2G) / Up to 445 h (3G)
• Talk time Up to 7 h 40 min (2G) / Up to 7 h 33 min (3G)
Pricing and Availability
HTC Explorer is bit overpriced at INR 11600, and is up pre-oder now at flipkart.com but letbuys.com claimed to have it in stocks