Notably, it is the 1st phone of that series to focus and feature a 3.5 mm audio jack the HTC Sense user interface and multi-touch capability a Lite version of Adobe Flash. The phone was launched on June 24, 2009 in London. It was finally released in Europe July 2009 and in the U.S. via Sprint dated October 11, 2009 and via Cellular South on 9th of November. FCC documents surfaced to show that there is a version of the HTC Hero supporting Rogers and AT&T’s bands especially for 3G, which was later launched in Canada for Telus’s new HSPA+ network. The HTC Hero is available in the UK on Orange, 3, BT Broadband Anywhere (MVNO), T-Mobile, and SIM-free. In Australia it is available only and exclusively through retailer Harvey Norman SIM-free.
The elegance and style of HTC Hero Phones cannot be matched by any other company. HTC Hero is considered to be one of the most high-tech and advanced Android phones today. When it was compared to iPhone, the widgets and home screen kit of HTC Hero was found to be much superior. Hence, this phone is a tough competitor to iPhone.
The HTC Hero has been an object of interest for some time now for gadget fanatics and enthusiasts. Even from the earliest days of blurry demo videos of its UI and leaked hardware shots, smartphone fans seemed to all agree that the company had finally obtained and achieved what has been missing in the world of Android. Namely, an attractive and polished device polished enough to go compete with the iPhone, which kept its open source heart. It is a beautiful device, both inside and out But does being a beautiful device mean that Android is about to move to a bigger stage? Is HTC’s spit-shine enough to overcome some of the hindrances and hurdles that have plagued the platform? Well to answer that you should have one to experience what performance can a HTC Hero can do.