HTC Hero is our first phone to embody HTC Sense™ - an intuitive, seamless experience built upon three fundamental principles - make it mine, stay close, and discover the unexpected.
Make it Mine
With HTC Hero, personalization reaches a level never before possible. Rather than burying important content under layers of menus, the HTC Hero lets you put it at glance view, with a selection of widgets that can be placed right on the home screen. The widgets themselves can be personalized with a variety of designs and sizes that best match your personality.
With Scenes, a new profile feature, HTC Hero becomes multiple phones in one. Create and switch between Scenes that reflect different moments in your life. Your Hero becomes a weekend phone that helps you relax with your choice of tunes, catch up with your favorite friends and capture some memories with HTC Footprints™. And when you go on a trip, your phone becomes your personal guide and gives you instant access to local time, weather and maps.
Today, staying in touch with the people in your life means managing a variety of communication channels and applications ranging from phone calls and emails to Facebook updates. HTC Hero makes staying close as simple as turning to your friend and saying hello. When you view people, you see the different ways to get in touch, you also see all your interactions like emails sent to your personal and work accounts. You can even check for social network updates and event notices as well as see the latest pictures your friends uploaded to popular photo sharing sites.
Discover the Unexpected
Many of the most memorable moments in your life are experienced, not explained. Even basic functions like the dialer will pleasantly surprise you on the HTC Hero. You can find a person by dialing their phone number or simply by dialing the first few letters of their name.
With HTC Hero, you can look at things through different perspectives. Your inbox is not just a list of emails, but a catalog of conversations, a collection of notes flagged as important, and a document library of all your emails with attachments. Your Album is not just the photos saved on your phone. It is also a gateway to online collections of you and your friends on Facebook or Flickr.
Search just about anything, anywhere on your HTC Hero. The dedicated Search button combs through tweets in Twitter™, locates people in your contact list, finds emails in your inbox, searches through appointments in the calendar and very nearly finds needles in haystacks.
Make it your Hero on the super customizable interface with your favorite sources of information, communication and entertainment at a glance.
Stay close to the people in your life, with all your text exchanges, email conversations, Facebook status, Flickr photo albums and phone logs, neatly organized by people.
See web pages come alive on a full-featured mobile browser that displays Flash-based sites.
View your inbox from different perspectives. See a list of conversations, a group of important notes or your document library.
Use Scenes to create different screen arrangements that reflect different aspects of your life. Each Scene is like having a separate phone for your work, play or travel life.
GENERAL 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
Announced 2009, June
Status Available. Released 2009, July
SIZE Dimensions 112 x 56.2 x 14.4 mm
Weight 135 g
DISPLAY Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, 65K colors
Size 320 x 480 pixels, 3.2 inches
- Sense UI
- Multi-touch input method
- Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate
- Handwriting recognition
SOUND Alert types Vibration; Downloadable polyphonic, MP3, WAV ringtones
- 3.5 mm audio jack
MEMORY Phonebook Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall
Call records Practically unlimited
Internal 288 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM
Card slot microSD (TransFlash), buy memory
DATA GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 2.0 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth Yes v2.0 with A2DP
Infrared port No
USB Yes, miniUSB
CAMERA Primary 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, autofocus
FEATURES OS Android OS, v1.5
CPU Qualcomm MSM 7200A 528 MHz processor
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Instant Messaging
Colors Brown, White (teflon coating)
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support
Java Via third party application
- Digital compass
- Dedicated search key
- Scenes quick profile switcher
- MP3/AAC+/WAV/WMA9 player
- MPEG-4/H.263/H.264/WMV9 player
- Voice memo
BATTERY Standard battery, Li-Ion 1350 mAh
Stand-by Up to 440 h (2G
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