I don’ think that any kind of introductory information is required about HTC because this is one of the top ranking smartphone and tablet manufacturing company in the world. During 2012, Samsung has introduced some of the great smartphones and tablets in the market snatching the spot of HTC in rankings but it doesn’t mean that the quality of HTC’s products are less than any other company in the market. They have been the top manufactures of Android smartphones since a long time but today, we are going to review one of HTC’s 7 inch tablet called HTC Flyer.
The Good Things
If you are a fan of 7 inch tablet then you will really like the screen quality of HTC Flyer. The design of the tablet is good looking and the build quality is great too. It supports HD video recording which is definitely a plus. You can even use digital pen feature in this tablet and of course, the HTC’s Sense UI always looks great.
The Bad Things
As compared to other 7 inch tablets in the market, HTC Flyer is not very small but thick at the same time. Another factor that may lead to not-buying this tablet is its price. I would have loved to use it for long if it was running on at least Android OS 4.0 ICS but to my dismay, it runs on Android OS 3.0. The magic pen feature of this tablet is very expensive to replace.
The first look at HTC Flyer will leave you thinking of it as a high-end device but it looks like Samsung Galaxy Tab in many ways. The screen size and the bezel are the same as Galaxy Tab but on the back HTC has used aluminum just like iPad. I have to say that HTC has combined the design of various tablets and made one out of them. At the bottom of the screen, you will find the regular three Android navigation buttons.
To be honest, there is not much that I can talk about the features of this 7 inch tablet. It runs on Android 3.0 and doesn’t look much different from the 7 inch Samsung Galaxy Tab. However, one good feature is the HTC’s Sense UI. One thing that I loved in this tablet was the Above Flash 10.1 preinstalled and the browser will open a full site instead of opening the mobile version of the same site.
The tablet is powered by a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor backed by 1GB of RAM. These specifications are quite good for any 7 inch tablet because you will be able to use many high-end tablets on this device. The screen resolution of HTC Flyer is 1024×600 pixels that is not very impressive but good enough for a small tablet. On the front side, there is a 1.3 megapixel camera that will allow you to take pictures of yourself and also video chat with your friends. However, there is a 5 mega pixel camera on the back side of HTC Flyer.
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