HTC Hero

Specifications
HTC Hero
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  • 3.2" 320x480 pixels
  • 5MP 144p
  • 288MB RAM MSM7200A
  • 1350mAh Li-Ion
Released 2009, July 135g, 14.4mm thickness Android 1.5; Sense UI 288MB RAM storage, microSD (dedicated slot) slot
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Network
Technology GSM / HSPA
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 900 / 2100
Speed HSPA 7.2/2 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2009, June. Released 2009, July
Status Discontinued
Body
Dimensions 112 x 56.2 x 14.4 mm (4.41 x 2.21 x 0.57 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz)
SIM Mini-SIM
 Trackball
Display
Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, 65K colors
Size 3.2 inches, 30.5 cm2 (~48.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels, 3:2 ratio (~180 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
Platform
OS Android 1.5 (Cupcake); Sense UI
Chipset Qualcomm MSM7200A
CPU 528 MHz ARM 11
GPU Adreno 130
Memory
Card slot microSD (dedicated slot)
Internal 288MB RAM, 512MB
Main Camera
Single 5 MP, AF
Video CIF@15fps
Selfie Camera
  No
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth 2.0, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Radio No
USB miniUSB 2.0
Features
Sensors Accelerometer, compass
Browser HTML
 MP3/AAC+/WAV/WMA9 player
MP4/H.264/WMV9 player
Organizer
Voice memo
Predictive text input
Battery
  Removable Li-Ion 1350 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 440 h (2G) / Up to 750 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 8 h (2G) / Up to 7 h (3G)
Misc
Colors Brown, White (teflon coating), Graphite, Black, Pink
SAR 1.21 W/kg (head)     1.51 W/kg (body)    
Price About 100 EUR
Tests
Camera Photo
Loudspeaker Voice 76dB / Noise 71dB / Ring 77dB
Audio quality Noise -91.3dB / Crosstalk -95.8dB

User opinions and reviews

  • HoneyBunny

The trackball serves as an additional notification light (along with the led light in the upper chin). It shines, breathes, pulsates, etc. I still have the phone. Still works except for the touchscreen, which is really supersensitive and fuzzy now, a...

  • Anonymous

Funny, it still looks today like a prop from a sci-fi movie. ;-) HTC should have made that trackball illuminated as well. That would have made this an awesome prop for Star Trek TNG

The video camera quality from this phone is BEYOND embarrasing, even for the time! I've seen feature phones from 2007/2008 that are WAY cheaper than this phone and it records better quality.

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