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A Whole Slew of HTC Goodness

A Whole Slew of HTC Goodness

HTC Radar & HTC Explorer

HTC Brings Mango to the Plate with HTC Radar

The HTC Radar will be the company's first Windows Phone 7.5 smartphone, released a year after after 2010 launch of three HTC dedicated Windows 7 handsets. Design-wise, the Radar follows closely in the footsteps of its Android cousins, boasting of an aluminium uni-body chassis. 


Key highlights of the HTC Radar

  • Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango
  • 1GHz processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • 3.8-inch S-LCD capacitive touchscreen / 480 x 800 pixels
  • 5-megapixel camera (2560х1920 pixels) /
    autofocus, LED flash
  • 8GB storage 
  • 1520 mAh battery
  • 137g 
  • 120.5 x 61.5 x 10.9 mm
  • Price and Availability: $569 (Available from October)

HTC Explorer 

The final HTC Android device we spotted, was the HTC Explorer which was announced earlier on. According to HTC, the Explorer will be making an appearance in India, and the device's key demographic lies with the emergent market. Unfortunately, that means this entry-level smartphone won't be making an appearance in Singapore.

Key highlights of the HTC Explorer

  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread
  • 600MHz Processor
  • 512 MB ROM, 384 MB RAM
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi hotspot
  • 3.2-inch capacitive touchscreen / 320 x 480 pixels
  • 3.15-megapixel camera (2048x1536 pixels) / autofocus
  • 90 MB storage + microSD (up to 32GB)
  • 1230 mAh battery
  • 108g
  • 102.8 x 57.2 x 12.9 mm
  • Price and Availability: Not available in Singapore