Soaring with HTC Flyer: A Hands-on Experience
A Hands-on Experience
The HTC Flyer was first unveiled during MWC 2011, of which we have covered intensively here. This will be HTC's first foray into the tablet scene, and unsurprisingly, the company has added a few bells and whistles that differentiate it from the rest of the tablets in what is now a rampantly growing and fiercely competitive consumer tech segment. Of course, the Taiwan company has also kept the Flyer's design streamlined and in tandem with the rest of its mobile phone portfolio; the 7-inch tablet comes encased in an aluminum unibody that is ultralight. The Flyer will also be packaged with the Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS but will be upgradeable to Honeycomb 3.0.
Take a look at some of the key takeaway points that were highlighted at yesterday's event including details on the HTC Scribe Technology and HTC Timemark feature. Additionally, you can check out our detailed 7-minute video demo for a better idea on how they work.
The HTC Flyer will be available from May at a price tag of S$1,068 without contract. All local telcos will have tie-in plans with the Flyer. The tablet comes with a lite version of the HTC Watch service - you can only stream trailers and not full movies as of now -, but HTC has plans to bring in the full version by Q4 of this year. However, representatives were tight-lipped about the HTC OnLive service coming to Singapore, only mentioning that they have plans to bring it to Asia without revealing further details.