HTC Hero now available for Airtel Subscribers

htc-hero HTC has launched the Android-powered HTC Hero in India.  The HTC Hero comes with a special offer exclusively for  Airtel users in India, wherein Airtel customers will get free data download of 100 MB per month for six months. Airtel customers will also be able to avail many utility-based applications such as Portfolio Manager, Hello Tune Manager, Weather Channel, Mobshare, In-mobile search and City Search on the HTC Hero. The HTC Hero is at a price of Rs. 34,600 in Maharashtra and Rs. 31,990 in the Rest of India
The HTC Hero comes equipped with access to Android Market, where users can search and download applications to personalize and customize the phone. With its 3.2-inch HVGA display, the HTC Hero is optimized for Web, multimedia and other content while maintaining a small size and weight that fits comfortably in your hand.


It also boasts a broad variety of hardware features including a GPS, gravity-sensor, 3.5mm stereo headset jack, a 5 mega-pixel autofocus camera and expandable MicroSD memory. HTC Hero also includes a dedicated Search button that goes beyond basic search, providing you with a more natural, contextual search experience that enables you to search through Twitter, locate people in your contact list, find emails in your inbox or search in any other area in Hero.
Specifications of HTC Hero :
ProcessorQualcomm MSM7200A, 528 MHz
Operating SystemAndroid
MemoryROM: 512 MB
RAM: 288 MB
Dimensions (LxWxT)11.2 cm x 5.62 cm x 1.435 cm
Weight135 grams with battery
Display8.128 cm TFT-LCD touch-sensitive screen with 320×480 HVGA resolution
  • UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA (900/2100 MHz)
    850/900/1800/1900 MHz

(Band frequency, 3G network availability, and data speed are operator dependent.)

Device ControlTrackball with Enter button
GPSInternal GPS antenna
Connectivity3.5 mm audio jack
Bluetooth 2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate
HTC ExtUSB™ (11-pin mini-USB 2.0 and audio jack in one)
Camera5.0 megapixel color camera with auto focus
Audio supported formatsMP3, AAC(AAC, AAC+, AAC-LC), AMR-NB, WAV, MIDI and Windows Media Audio 9
Video supported formatsMPEG-4, H.263, H.264 and Windows Media® Video 9
BatteryRechargeable Lithium-ion battery
Capacity: 1350 mAh
Talk time:

  • Up to 240 minutes

Standby time:

  • Up to 120 hours

(The above are subject to GSM/GPRS network and phone usage.)

Expansion SlotmicroSD memory card
AC AdapterVoltage range/frequency: 100 ~ 240V AC, 50/60 Hz
DC output: 5V and 1A
Special Features
  • G-Sensor
  • GPS
  • 3.5 mm audio jack