HTC Legend Joins the HTC Desire and HD Mini For Same Day Release

The new HTC Legend has now been given a confirmed release date as a SIM Free mobile smartphone; this modern-day HTC handset is an instantaneous upgrade to the preceding Hero version. The brand new Legend takes that famous technology and Android running system one step further. Manufactured in a comparable fashion to the Google Nexus One, the HTC Legend is molded from an unmarried piece of aluminum for a sturdy sense and lightweight layout.

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The Legend is being launched on the same time as the HTC Desire which is a far closer relative to the Nexus One with a larger ordinary footprint and really comparable capabilities although the producer has consisted of their own HTC Sense user interface and flash aid of their own Desire version. At the very identical time as these two new phones are released, there is also a 3rd new handset making a look; the HTC HD Mini is the trendy cellphone to endure the ‘mini’ name alongside the likes of the Sony Ericsson X10 Mini and Mini Pro plus the recently brought Nokia N97 mini.


The HD Mini is a smaller version of the popular HTC HD2 but shrinks the large 4.Three-inch display size right down to a viable 3.2-inch, making for a much more pocket-pleasant handset. Aside from this scaling down a number of the functions continue to be identical making the HD Mini an actual opportunity to the ever-growing numbers of 3.2-inch contact display telephones making their way to market. The HTC Legend further improves at the functions and technology of its predecessor, with the manufacturer incorporating a brand new optical navigational button as opposed to the trackball design of the unique, which turned into liable to wear.

Other enhancements encompass the OS upgraded to the new Android 2.1 found within the Nexus One and HTC Desire, TheLegend jogging HTC’s personal Sense UI over the pinnacle for instant reaction times, short menu navigation, and application load time. HTChase crammed out the holes in the one-piece aluminum frame with plastic bumpers to residence things like the GPS, Wi-Fi, and antennae completed in a matte black that looks superb towards the silver end f the primary frame.

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The Legend is powered by way of a 600MHz Qualcomm processor, which must cope properly with the call for of the Android OS even as you may nevertheless discover a 5.Zero megapixel camera on the rear of the smartphone along with an LED flash, geo-tagging help, and the autofocus just some of the camera functions. Measuring 112 x 56 x 12mm the HTC Legend is a pleasant narrow tool which in spite of its trademark angled base will sit easily in most pockets, other capabilities of this new handset consist of a good multimedia player with a three.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, and access to the Android Market are constantly being populated with new and exciting programs for download.

The Legend is a three. A 5g device making for instant and efficient download speeds of up to 7.2 Mbps, assisting this new model is a 1300 mAh battery which produces as much as 23 days of standby time. In phrases of competition, the HTC Legend comes below fire from some of the first-class handsets, not least from within its own ranks from the previously cited HTC Desire if display screen length is critical. Other handsets of being aware which can take on the Legend include the Sony Ericsson X10 and X10 Mini, the new Nokia X6, which has precisely the identical sized screen and digicam competencies, the LG Pop, Samsung Galaxy Spica, and Samsung Omnia 2. Due to release on April 12th, 2010, the HTC Legend will come to the marketplace on the very same day as the HTC Desire and HD Mini telephones making for an exciting 3 telephone line-up for the producer.

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