HTC First

Announced alongside the Facebook Home software for Android the HTC First is a mid-range smartphone in terms of hardware specs: It has a 4.3-inch super LCD display, a 5-megapixel rear camera, and dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor but what actually differentiates this smartphone is the pre-installed Facebook Home integration and suite of apps.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Apr. 12, 2013
  • Price at launch: $99.99

What You Need To Know

  • You can easily turn this device into a stock Android smartphone via a setting that removes the Facebook Home integration

Verge Review

The HTC First is going to be best-known as the pilot "Facebook Phone," shipping with the all-new Facebook Home software running in lieu of a traditional Android phone skin. That would be enough to make it notable, but the First has a couple of other things going for it, things that lots of people have been waiting for in an Android phone. First (and before we go any further, let's just put it on the table that "First" is a ridiculous name), HTC is finally zigging into a smaller screen size...

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Basic Specs

Form factor Slab
Screen size (diagonal) 4.3 inches
Carriers AT&T, Other
Operating system Android
Launch OS version 4.1

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Height 4.96 inches
Width 2.56 inches
Form factor Slab
Color Black, White, Blue, Red
Loudspeaker Mono
Noise cancellation Hardware (multi-mic)
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 4.3 inches
Technology Super LCD
Pixel arrangement RGB
Resolution (Y) 1280 px
Resolution (X) 720 px
PPI 341
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Connectivity
Carriers AT&T, Other
Other carriers Orange, EE
GSM Yes
GSM frequencies supported 1900, 1800, 900, 850
UMTS / HSPA Yes
UMTS frequencies supported 900, 2100, 1900, 850
LTE Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version Bluetooth 4.0
NFC support Yes
Processor
Manufacturer Qualcomm
Brand / family Snapdragon 400
Model 8930AA
Clock speed 1.4 GHz
Number of cores 2
Memory
RAM size 1 GB
RAM type DDR2
Front Camera
Resolution 1.6 megapixels
Rear Camera
Resolution 5 megapixels
Flash LED
Focus type Autofocus
Video resolution 1080p
Software
Operating system Android
Launch OS version 4.1
Interface
Headphone jack 3.5mm
Other ports Micro USB
Sensors
Sensors Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope
Battery
Capacity 2000 mAh
Removable No
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