September 29, 2011

USA: US Cellular announces the HTC Hero S, Wildfire S, and the HTC Flyer

US Cellular today announced two new HTC Android smartphones namely the HTC Hero S and the Wildfire S. You know what the Wildfire S already, it's the Hero S we want to know more right? Anyway, if you still are not familiar with the Wildfire S click here to check out the handset's specs. US Cellular also announced the HTC Flyer (click here for specs). With regards to the pricing of these devices, US Cellular is asking $199.99 (after a $100 mail-in rebate), $79.99 (after a $100 mail-in rebate) for the Wildfire S, and $399.99 (after a $100 mail-in rebate for the HTC Flyer all of which requires you to sign a 2-year contract with US Cellular. All of these devices are all tagged as "Coming soon", no exact dates yet.

HTC Hero S specs:
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread
    • Sense 3.0 UI
  • 4.0" qHD (960x540) Super LCD touchscreen display
  • 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
  • 768MB RAM
  • Memory
    • Internal: undisclosed
    • External: microSD card slot (undisclosed capacity)
  • Camera
    • Rear: 5MP
      • Auto Focus
      • LED Flash
      • 720p HD video recording @ 30fps
    • Front: 1.3MP
  • Connectivity
    • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
    • Bluetooth 3.0
    • DLNA
    • GPS 
  • Battery
    • 1,520 mAh

For those who are interested click on the name of the device to go to it's dedicated page at US Cellular's website: HTC Hero S, HTC Widlfire S, and the HTC Flyer still does not have a page.

Via: UV, US Cellular (press release)


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