HTC Hero handy touch screen phone seems pretty unusual. When you look at it or grab it, differences from other devices become visible immediately. The fact that the case is bent in its lower part makes it lay more comfortable in the hand than typical monoblocks. The similar effect occurs when the phone stays close to your ear. It reproduces nicely the face’s shape.
HTC Hero has medium dimensions: 112 x 56.2 x 14.4; its weight is also well balanced: 135 grams. The touch screen display occupies almost the whole body’s surface. It has a resolution of 320x480 pixels and a 3.2 inches diagonal. The keys block, located bellow the display consists only of 5 buttons; reception and call completion, return to the main menu, the opening of individual menu items and the step back. It may take some time till you get used to the keys but overall combination is definitely successful. On the smartphone’s back lies a 5MP camera. It doesn’t have a flash though. Besides it, there is also a pretty powerful speaker. HTC Hero is equipped with a lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 1350 mAh.
It’s worth noting that particular mobile phone possesses sufficiently large communicational capabilities. That’s possible due to the modern platform on which the device operates- Qualcomm. It has 288 MB RAM and 512 MB ROM. There is also special slot for microSD card which allows you to add memory. The phone supports GSM and WCDMA. It is also possible to work with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and HSDPA. The work on all networks is carried out entirely without disruptions and other problems.
From just a mobile phone point of view, HTC Hero merits its praises. It functions are running smoothly, and you won’t experience a network problem even in the most inaccessible surroundings. The phone’s software should have been done better though. Some notable apps and services are missing. Hopefully in the nearest future the producer will fill this gap.
Also, the mobile phone’s battery shows some decent results. You’ll have to recharge once in two days when using it and its applications actively.
During finger’s control HTC Hero comes to its best. The display is ultra slick. Of course there are lots of social networking features as well.
Overall HTC producer maintained its stability in phone’s industry, while Hero isn’t a mouthwatering phone it definitely stands very high in smarphones rankings.