As the rumor mills work overtime displaying several lowdowns on the upcoming revelations, presently we are treated to dispatched information on the arrival of the “Facebook Phone”. Along these lines HTC today has released their HTC First, an Android Smartphone which will employ the newly disclosed Facebook Home on the device. Hence, finally these rumors have subsided and with this disclosure, the consumers are treated to a social media-powered Smartphone.
This Smartphone promises to be the around the middle range and provides a plethora of functionalities that are currently unavailable on the newer devices also. Furthermore, it is powered by Facebook’s newly released custom home launcher called the Facebook Home for Android. The traditional apps have been replaced by facilitating immersive experience that makes the activity of the user’s friends front and center. Moreover, Facebook is the central focus of this Smartphone and is displayable during instances of unlocking the phone to sending messages.
The newly announced device is understood to be low-end Android smartphone constituting a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 dual-core processor with 1Gb RAM. Additionally, the phone has a 5-megapixel camera on the back as well as a 1.6-megapixel camera at the front which is presumed to be enough for assisting the progress of a quality video chat or during instances where the user wants to share a quick photo. Moreover, it itemizes a 720p display scaling 4.3-inch diagonally and possesses all the Google features like Google Now for example. It runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and presently it will be LTE-ready which will prove beneficial with AT&T’s 4G network providing fast speeds.
Thus this Smartphone is the perfect fit for addicted Facebook users or for those individuals who are buying their first Smartphone. With simpler Facebook Home user interface and lower hardware specifications, this phone promises to be a popular option amongst the Smartphones.