The HTC Explorer is one of the earliest smartphones to be launched in the market and is loaded with plenty of amazing features which make it one of the most preferred choices even in a world filled with some top-quality phones. The phone was first launched in a market loaded with the popular multi core processors, elevated megapixel cameras and rewarded people with a low budget smartphone equipped with user-friendly interface and quick to respond touchscreen technology. The phone is extremely hardy and durable as well. It is loaded with the Android 2.3 Gingerbread mobile operating system in combination with HTC’s Sense UI v 3.5 making it extremely uncomplicated, smart, enjoyable and spontaneous. A 512 MB RAM coupled with the powerful Qualcomm Cortex A5 processor having a clock speed of 600 MHz allows you to speed through all the apps installed in the phone smoothly. The 3.2 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen has a pixel density of 180 ppi with 256K colors and a resolution of 320×480 pixels making the phone attractive and enabling you to access all the apps at the expense of a few touches.
Camera and Video
The 3.15 MP camera installed at the back of the phone comes with a resolution of 2048×1536 pixels and is also enabled with features like geotagging and face detection. It has a video capture resolution of 480p.
The pebble shaped handset has a solid design with a thickness of 12.9 mm, and has a weight of 108g. It has dimensions of 102.8 x 57.2 x 12.9 mm and the rear portion is made of full proof rubber which makes the phone sustain injuries like knocks, scrapes, scuffs and drops easily.
Memory and Battery life
The li-ion battery installed in the phone has a capacity of 1230 mAh which is said to have a 2G standby time of 485 hours and a 3G standby time of up to 445 hours, a 2G talktime of 7 hours 40 minutes and a 3G talktime of up to 7 hours 33 minutes enabling you to enjoy all the features in the phone and still charge it at an interval of two days. The phone has a meager internal memory of 90MB which forces you to use a microSD card in order to expand the memory up to 32GB.
You can easily link the phone to a computer using the USB cable and the micro USB port whereas the availability of features like Bluetooth 3.0, WLAN, Wi-Fi, A-GPS and 3G enable you to connect the phone to other devices easily. While the drag and drop system enables you to transfer files easily and quickly, the typical transferable Wi-Fi hotspot application can be used to convert the phone’s 3G signal into limited Wi-Fi service.
The most demanding Google maps software and the navigation facilities installed in the phone enable you to locate any destination at ease and guide you at every step as well. The Play Store app provided by Google allows browsing through almost sixty thousand apps and downloading plenty of them for free. Accelerometer and proximity sensors have also been loaded in the phone. Other features installed in the phone include Voice memo, MP3, Google Talk, Gmail, Youtube, Picasa, SNS integration and organizer.