The first Google Android device, the HTC Hero is due to be available in the UK from Orange early July.
The new phone offers web browsing experience and provides access to a broad variety of Flash technology-based content available on the web, thanks to its support for Adobe Flash.
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The handset comes with an integrated five mega-pixel, auto-focus camera featuring camcorder capability, a gravity sensor, AGPS and 512MB of memory with space for a 16Gb MicroSD card.
The HTC Hero rogressively streams large MP3 audio files from a Web server and the local file storage. It also supports Sorenson and On2 VP6 codecs, which are designed for high quality video and playback of existing web content.
Orange is offering the HTC Hero for free to customers who take out a £39.15 per month, 24-month contract. The package includes 1,200 any-network call minutes, unlimited texts, and inclusive any-time internet browsing so users can make the most out of their mobile experience.
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