Update: 2 April 2013
HTC-Facebook Phone will be named as HTC First and launching on April 4, 2013. Check back fence talks about HTC First.
Update: 8 Feb 2013
HTC Corporation the Taiwanese giant is on a roller coaster this quarter. We are very much close to HTC official event scheduled for February 19th 2013. So its HTC One flagship phone is already launched. Also HTC Butterfly and Desire U have been launched very recently. Is that enough? No says HTC as they happen to partnership with Facebook to come out with first Facebook Phone. Now since a long time we hear the rumours of first Facebook phone but no details were available until this came up. An attempt to compete with Google the biggest search engine giant in all compartments, this will stand up against the Nexus smartphones.
HTC Myst the Official Facebook Phone
Before the official announcements come from the house of HTC or Facebook, we have Myst –Facebook Phone specifications out here. It will come up with 4.3 inches HD display screen with 1280 x 720p resolution. HTC choose to power up this phone with 1 Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8930 dual core processor supported with 1 GB RAM and 16 Gb internal memory. Adreno 305 GPU will be powering the graphical acceleration.
There is 5 mega pixel main camera on the rear side with 720p HD video recording capabilities and we also see 1.6 mega pixel front facing camera as well. It will include various other basic features like WiFi, WiFi tether, Bluetooth 4.0 and access to Google Play Store.
HTC Myst has following specifications included –
- 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
There is not much information available regarding this smartphone but it will certainly kick off during this quarter itself. We are sure Facebook will not go with an official announcement at MWC 2013 infact they will have an event of their own coming up next month. It will be available for free via carrier needed two years full agreement and without carrier contract it may be priced at $ 350 to $ 420.
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