1 GB RAM and Gingerbread for the HTC Flyer
HTC, Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer, is all set to sell a new tablet PC, named HTC Flyer. The HTC Flyer has generated a lot of interest and some of its features have been leaked over time. The latest being its operating system and RAM details.
According to a tipster of Phone Arena
it now appears that the tablet will be launched with Android 2.3 aboard’. Though they could not confirm on an upgrade to Honeycomb, they said that ‘it seems that getting the Flyer out fast was more important to HTC than waiting for Android 3.0 to be ready for the manufacturer’s use’. The website also confirmed that ‘HTC has added a version of its Sense UI which is supposed to help Android 2.3 work better on a bigger screen rather than on a phone
As of now, it is believed that the HTC Flyer could be released as early as March or April 2011. However, the specific timeline and the pricing of the phone have not yet been disclosed by the manufacturers.
It is speculated that the HTC Flyer will be marketed as a direct competitor to the Samsung Galaxy Tab. Some of the interesting features of the HTC Flyer could be:
- Size: 7 inch
- Resolution: 1280×780
- Processor: Tegra 2 dual-core microchip
- RAM: 1GB
- Operating System: Google Android 2.3
- Internal Storage: 2GB
- Extendable Memory: 32GB
- Supports: Wi-Fi , GPS, Bluetooth