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HTC’s Most Affordable Smartphone 'Explorer' Launched

Taiwan based smartphone maker HTC Corp. launched on Thursday its brand new Android powered handset, named HTC Explorer.

According to the smartphone giant, the HTC Explorer is the most affordable handset made by the company till this date.

Despite being claimed as the cheapest offering by the company till date, the HTC Explorer comes equipped with an impressive 3.2 inch HVGA touchscreen, a sophisticated 600 MHz processor as well as a 3 megapixel camera.

Powered by the Android Gingerbread OS platform, the brand new device from the company comes with 512MB RAM, 512MB internal storage, Bluetooth ver. 3.0, USB tethering and other standard features.

The smartphone also features the HTC Sense technology, which gives the users high-end, vibrant animations and sharp graphics, along with a wide variety of Widgets. It is also compatible with Adobe Flash.

"HTC Explorer is an easy-to-use smartphone that puts the customer in control, providing quick access to their most important content and information," HTC Corporation President (Global Sales and Marketing) Jason Mackenzie stated, according to The EconomicTimes (opens in new tab) report.

The phone is scheduled to hit the stores in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East in the fourth quarter of the running fiscal.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.