HTC Explorer confirmed as entry-level Android handset
HTC has expanded its offering of entry level Android smartphones with the HTC Explorer being officially unveiled as a 3.2-inch device utilising the company’s hugely popular Sense UI.
Targeting the first-time smartphone adopter, the HTC Explorer is to be made available in a selection of colour schemes with the low-end specced handset bringing social networking and internet access to the fore in order to appeal to its target market.
“HTC Explorer is an easy-to-use smartphone that puts the customer in control, providing quick access to their most important content and information,” said Jason Mackenzie, president of global sales and marketing, HTC Corporation.
HTC Explorer Specs
Playing host to a 3.2-inch HVGA touchscreen display the HTC Explorer boasts a 3-megapixel rear-mounted camera and will hit retailers in Metallic Black, Active Black and Metallic Navy colourschemes.
Arcing back to the days of the Nokia faceplates and fascias Explorer users will also be able to customise their handsets with Metallic Blue, Metallic Orange, Metallic White and Metallic Purple transferable back covers.
HTC Explorer Release Date and Price
Whilst HTC has yet to officially announce the HTC Explorer release date and pricing information the Taiwanese handset manufacturer has confirmed the handset will touch down in the UK during Q4 of 2011. Networks and retailers are expected to announce prices and tariffs shortly. Stay tuned to T3.com for all the latest.