HTC Unveils Legend and Desire Android Smartphones
HTC Corporation introduced two new Android smartphones – the HTC Legend and HTC Desire. The HTC Legend boasts a unique design with a smooth, continuous surface, machined from a single aluminum block into a seamless compact frame, packs 3.2 inch, AMOLED HVGA display, 600MHz processor, Android 2.1 with HTC Sense, optical joystick, Wi-Fi, A-GPS, 384MB RAM, 3.5mm headset jack and 5megapixel camera with autofocus and LED flash.
The Desire also runs Android 2.1 with HTC Sense on 1GHz Snapdragon processor, large 3.7 inch AMOLED WVGA display, has an optical joystick, 576MB RAM, 512MB ROM 3.5mm headset jack and 5megapixel camera with autofocus, LED flash and HD video recording.
“At its essence, the mobile phone is the most personal item you have in your possession. HTC Sense was created to magnify your ability to create and define your own unique mobile experience,” said Peter Chou, chief executive officer of HTC Corporation. “HTC Legend and HTC Desire take Android to another level in both substance, with HTC Sense, and style, with HTC Legend’s revolutionary crafted aluminum unibody design.”
HTC Legend will be available in Europe beginning in April, HTC Desire will be broadly available across European and Asian markets in early Q2 and will be exclusively available in Australia through Telstra. The enhanced HTC Sense experience will also be offered as a free upgrade on the HTC Hero in Europe and Asia.