AT&T is now teamed up with Facebook to come up with HTC produced HTC First Facebook Phone in United States as early as April 12, 2013. This is launched very early than rivals Samsung Galaxy S4 and near close to availability of HTC One or Sony XPeria Z. But HTC First will be altogether a different phone not competing with any of the high-end smartphone.
HTC First launch on April 4 and as soon as it was out, some of the carriers have shown interest to come up with it. Its now available for pre-order via AT&T at a suggested price of $ 99.99 with two years contract and it would cost $450 out right with a regular monthly contract. Expected exclusively availability is slated to April 12th in AT&T stores.
And EE UK has also shown interest to come up with HTC First phone with Facebook Home. Interested users can signup at ee.co.uk/facebook. And exclusive rights in France is available for Orange Telecom but there is no launch date available at EE or Orange although AT&T is slated to release first on April 12.
HTC First will be out in Black, Pale Blue, White and Red color variants.
HTC First has following specifications –
- 4.3 inches 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
- 1 Ghz Qualcomm MSM8930 dual core processor
- 1 GB RAM
- Adreno 305 GPU
- 16 GB internal memory
- Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS
- 5 mega pixel main camera
- 1.6 mega pixel front camera
- WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
- Bluetooth 4.0
- aGPS, GLONASS
And it will be available via different telecom operators in coming days.