HTC Explorer

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

/ by Aman Banka

HTC Explorer - Price: Rs.7899 [ Indian Market Price ]

Key Features

  1. Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS
  2. 3 MP Primary Camera
  3. 3.2-inch Capacitive Touchscreen
  4. 600 MHz Scorpion Processor
  5. 2G and 3G Network Support
  6. Wi-Fi Enabled
  7. FM Radio
  8. Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB
The HTC Explorer is a well-crafted touchscreen phone. The explorer uses Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system which lets you download applications from the Android market. The 600 MHz Scorpion Processor with 512 MB RAM enhance the performance of the handset.

The smartphone supports Adreno 200 GPU which lets you experience 3D gaming. Measuring 3.2-inch display screen, the Android phone allows you to view applications at resolution 320 x 480 pixels. The user friendly HTC sense UI helps you to have a smooth experience in accessing the applications straight from the home screen.

The Android phone sports a 3 megapixel camera that lets you not to miss out on any special moment in your life. The video recording facility helps you capture videos and play them in MP4, H.264, H.263, WMV formats on the move. Other camera features like Geo-tagging and Face Detection enhances the quality of the pictures.


The Capacitive touchscreen is the face of the smartphone along with four touch buttons. You have the volume rocker on the right side. The lock, unlock and the power button is situated on the top of the handset along with the 3.5 mm audio jack.

On the left is the data sinking micro USB port along. The camera is situated at the back of the smartphone which has a plastic body with rubber texture along with and metallic plate. The Explorer also supports sensors like accelerometer for auto rotate and proximity sensor.

Storage and Battery

The HTC Explorer has an inbuilt memory of 90 MB. You can store more music files and videos as the phone memory can be expanded up to 32 GB using microSD, microSDHC cards.

Connectivity and Features

The Explorer is set up to run on GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi and 3G so that you can access the Web. Connectivity options like Bluetooth and micro USB port allows you to transfer videos, music and images with other devices.
The Android phone is loaded with music player and FM radio. This helps you to relax yourself by playing music of your choice. The music player supports MP3, eAAC+, WAV formats. A-GPS enabled in the handset provides direction to the desired locations.

Specifications of HTC Explorer -

In Sales PackageHandset, Battery, Charger (EU), Headset, 2 GB microSD Card, Data Cable,
Quick Start Guide, Safety and Regulatory Guide, Warranty Card,
Customer Care Card
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive
Business FeaturesPushmail (Exchange ActiveSync)
Call FeaturesConference Call, Loudspeaker
Handset ColorsBlack, Noble & White
Operating FreqGSM - 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS - 2100
OSAndroid v2.3 (Gingerbread)
User InterfaceHTC Sense
Processor600 MHz Qualcomm Scorpion
GraphicsAdreno 200
Size3.2 Inches
ResolutionHVGA, 320 x 480 Pixels
Color256 K
Primary CameraYes, 3 Megapixel
Secondary CameraNo
Video RecordingYes
Other Camera FeaturesGeo-tagging, Face Detection
Size57.2x102.8x12.9 mm
Weight108 g
TypeLi-Ion, 1230 mAh
Talk Time7 hrs (2G), 7 hrs (3G)
Standby Time485 hrs (2G), 445 hrs (3G)
Internal90 MB
Included Memory Card2 GB
Expandable MemorymicroSD, upto 32 GB
Memory512 MB RAM
Internet FeaturesEmail
GPRSYes, 80 kbps
EDGEYes, 236.8 kbps
3GYes, 14.4 Mbps HSDPA; 5.76 Mbps HSUPA
WifiYes, 802.11 b/g/n
USB ConnectivityYes, micro USB, v2
TetheringUSB, Wi-fi Hotspot
GPS SupportYes, A-GPS with Google Maps
BluetoothYes, v3, Supported Profiles (A2DP, AVRCP, SPP, HFP, PBAP, HSP, SDAP, GAP,
Audio Jack3.5 mm
Music PlayerYes, Supports MP3, eAAC, WAV
Video PlayerYes, Supports 3GP, 3G2, MP4, WMV, AVI
Sound EnhancementSRS Surround Sound
RingtoneMP3, WAV
Call MemoryYes
SMS MemoryYes
Phone Book MemoryYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, G-Sensor
Additional FeaturesCalendar, HTC Sync, Sleep Mode
Important AppsGoogle Search, Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk, Picasa Integration, Facebook,
Friend Stream
1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone &
1 year warranty for in the box accessories

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