HTC First – Full phone specifications

The HTC First has positioned itself as the first Facebook phone to arrive with ‘Home’ out of the box.

Facebook introduced a custom launcher for Android called Facebook Home. The software will be pre-installed on certain handsets with the initial one being the HTC First, a device for AT&T’s LTE network.

The HTC First arrives with smartphone specifications similar to that of a number of mid-range devices and falls short of the general 8-12 megapixel of the high-end devices. The First, has a 5-inch super LCD3 display feature 1080p HD with the newest Gorilla Glass 2 and has a 5-megapixel camera. Whilst the smartphone does not have the very latest Android – arriving with 4.1, it is expected to receive an update in the future. The First, features the new 2000mAh battery and is both NFC capable in addition to being 4G compatible.



BODYDimensions126 x 65 x 8.9 mm (4.96 x 2.56 x 0.35 in)
Weight123.9 g (4.34 oz)
DISPLAYTypeSuper LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size720 x 1280 pixels, 4.3 inches (~342 ppi pixel density)
 – Facebook Home UI
SOUNDAlert typesVibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jackYes
MEMORYCard slotNo
Internal16 GB, 1 GB RAM
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
BluetoothYes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
USBYes, microUSB v2.0
CAMERAPrimary5 MP, 2592×1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection
VideoYes, 1080p@30fps
SecondaryYes, 1.6 MP
FEATURESOSAndroid OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8930 Snapdragon 400
CPUDual-core 1.4 GHz Krait
GPUAdreno 305
SensorsAccelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
GPSYes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
JavaYes, via Java MIDP emulator
ColorsWhite, Black, Red, Pale Blue
 – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– Dropbox (25 GB storage)
– SNS integration
– MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player
– MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player
– Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk
– Document viewer
– photo viewer/editor
– Voice memo/dial
– Predictive text input
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Po 2000 mAh battery
Stand-byUp to 432 h
Talk timeUp to 14 h 20 min


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