HTC phones are appreciated around the world for their designs and performance. The HTC Hero promises its users a new experience in smartphone applications. The device is powered with Google based Android operating system which gives a fantastic experience in operating the handset. It comes with a Qualcomm MSM 7200A 528 Mhz processor which allows fast processing in it.
The handset looks extremely stylish with large sized 3.2 inch touch sensitive display screen which comes with a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels. The handset shows beautiful pictures bright and vibrant as it allows 65K colors. It offers a remarkable experience while navigating the controls as it comes with a Sense UI which allows customized user controls. It also comes with a multi touch input which allows one to input data faster. There is a trackball provided in the phone which allows comfortable access of the functions available on the device. The screen comes with an accelerometer sensor which allows user to watch the screen from portrait to landscape mode and vice versa.
The handset has a built-in 5MP camera which offers a resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels takes amazing images . The camera comes with enhanced image capturing features like autofocus and Touch focus. The phone also allows user to do video recording of CIF format at 15fps. One can save the images and videos readily in the device for viewing later on. The HTC Hero comes with an internal memory of 288MB RAM and 512 MB ROM which allows a good amount of storage space. However there is a microSD card which expands the memory storage space much more. The card can be reused and helps users store many files.
The handset comes with a music player which can play MP3, WMA9, WAV and AAC+ music file formats. The voice quality of this voice is commendable. It also comes with a 3.5mm audio jack which allow users to listen to hands free music. The HTC Hero has few MP3, WAV and polyphonic ring tones which a user can assign to incoming calls and messages. There is an easy download option for these ringtones as well. The phone also come with a MP4, WMV9, H.263, H.264 video file compatible video player which has an amazing picture quality. The handset is very light weighted and small sized hence easy to hold and kept inside purse. The casing of the device is dimensioned as 112mm x 56.2mm x 14.4mm. It weighs 135gms.
The device comes with GPS support which allows one to locate the maps of unknown places .The handset allows easy access to emails with the fast speed Internet . The HTC Hero is Wi-Fi enabled and hence transfers data easily within the range of a nearby hotspot or WLAN. The device comes with high speed data upload and download technologies like HSDPA and HSUPA which enhances the speed of data transfer to other 3G compatible devices. The handset also features a mini USB port which allows easy file transfer to other USB equipped devices. The Class 10 EDGE and GPRS technologies are responsible for high speed network connectivity in this device.
The gadget comes with a Digital compass which help one locate directions. The HTC Hero comes with dedicated search keys and Scenes quick profile switcher functions which enhances the performance of the device. The handset is provided with few interesting games which are easy to play.
The phone is equipped with Li-Ion 1350mAh which allows a talktime of 8hrs and standby time of 440hrs for 2G network. However for 3G network the handset offers a talktime of 7hrs and a standby time of 750hrs.
Hence the HTC Hero is a device designed for perfection . The handset not only looks great but features fabulous functions which are responsible for it high class performance.