HTC Android Tablet Flyer launched at MWC; will be Available in Q2 2011-First Hands on Video
The Tablet has 7 inch display that features a resolution of 1024 x 600 with a new 3D homescreen complete with floating widgets., but the tablet is running on Android 2.4 Gingerbread version not Honeycomb so that will allow them to integrate its HTC Sense, HTC Scribe and HTC Watch technologies.
The Tablet is powered with 1.5GHz Qualcomm single-core processor, and also features 1GB of RAM plus 32GB of flash storage, an aluminum unibody construction, 5 megapixel camera on the back paired with a 1.3 megapixel imager up front, a 4000mAh battery that will last for four hours of continuous video playback, and memory expandability via a microSD card. The first Flyer units will have integrated HSPA+ connectivity, albeit for data only, while a WiFi b/g/n-only version will follow “pretty soon” after. There’s also Bluetooth 3.0
The Flyer will also provide a gaming platform and a new video download service. HTC Watch will let users to watch low-cost on-demand HD content via its service, playing back movies over the Flyer’s wireless connection.
“Clearly, smartphones have transformed our lives but as we observed how people use smartphones, computers and other technologies, we saw an opportunity to create a tablet experience that is different, more personal and productive,” said Peter Chou, CEO of HTC Corporation. “We are progressing down a path as an industry when people will no longer be in a single device paradigm, but have multiple wireless devices for different needs; this is the direction we are moving.”
HTC Flyer will also have access on Cloud based OnLive Gaming service, users can play the Game on TV connecting via wireless Connectivity options or play games on Tablet itself for Games available along with shipping are Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood and BA 2k11.
The price of the Tablet hasn’t been revealed yet, company has informed that the Tablet will be released Q2 2011. check out the video below to see the Flyer in action.
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