HTC Flyer Available for Pre-order at £599.99

April 11, 2011
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    The HTC Flyer is an upcoming tablet and is scheduled to be released, most likely, this forthcoming May. The Gingerbread-running tablet is already available for pre-order thanks to a UK retailer, the Carphone Warehouse.  You can currently order the HTC Flyer for £599.99 with no data plan, SIM-lock or any terms. That is meaning to say you can use your own SIM card of choice and not lock yourself into a two-year contract. The listing says that the HTC Flyer is currently on hand however the device won’t ship until May.

    Unlike the other soon-to-come tablets, the HTC Flyer is running Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Nevertheless, one HTC representative said that, “I can confirm that we are working to bring a Honeycomb update to Flyer in short order – however, I don’t have any specific information on what the timing may be.” Well, this isn’t bad at all. The tablet is also sporting 7-inch display and will be powered by a 1.5Ghz single core processor.

    Some of the key features of the HTC Flyer are as follows:

    • HTC Scribe™ digital pen that unlocks HTC Scribe technology, which allows the ability to capture and interpret any on-screen content with notes and drawings
    • Integration/compatibility with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® 3.0
    • 7″ 1024×600 display with multi-touch capability and an optional digital pen that enables users to take synchronized notes and annotate content
    • Built-in dual microphones for noise reduction
    • Android™operating system
    • Adobe® Flash® 10.1 support
    • 5 MP Color CMOS camera with auto focus
    • 1.3MP front camera for video chatting
    • 16GB eMMC memory plus microSD card slot
    • 4,000 mAh battery

    £599.99 isn’t cheap for a tablet. Do you think the HTC Flyer is worth it?

    Source: Eurodroid