HTC Gratia - The Perfect Choice For Fans Of Social Networking

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The HTC Gratia is a new Android smartphone which offers a wealth of impressive features all encased within a compact handset. It is an effective camera phone, web browser and social networking device all running on Android 2.2.

The handset is only 103.8x 57.7x 11.7 millimeters, whilst it only weighs in at a lightweight 115 g. Despite its pocket friendly dimensions, it still manages to fit a 3.2 inch TFT capacitive touch screen onto its front, which also comes with touch-sensitive shortcut buttons and an optical trackpad which offers an alternative method of navigating the HTC Sense UI. Screen also comes with the standard proximity and accelerometer sensors as standard.

The standard vibration and ringing functions are utilised to alert users to incoming calls messages and social networking notifications. Along with the built in ringtones, there is also have the luxury of MP3 ringtone support, which means users can assign their favourite music tracks as ringtones. The HTC Gratia comes with a 3.5 millimetre headset jack and an easy to use speakerphone system, both of which make handsfree conversations a breeze.

Along with the standard internal storage capacity, there is a microSD card slot which comes with a pre-installed 2 GB memory card. This can store a generous amount of data, however should users require more they can replace it with a memory card of up to 32 GB. This means that they can store their entire digital music collection on their phone and keep it with them at all times. To listen to their music, they can of course utilise the headset jack with pair of headphones, to listen to music via the internal music player which supports several different file formats.

In order to take advantage of local wireless Internet routers in commercial, domestic and public locations, the HTC Gratia comes with full Wi-Fi connectivity. Should users not have the appropriate access to wireless networks, they can take advantage of 3G coverage, whereby an HSDPA connection provides download speeds of up to 7.2 mega bytes per second. Both of these options make the HTC Gratia an impressive web browsing device.

The HTC Gratia is also a competent cameraphone with a 5 mega pixel unit located on the back of the handset. This operates at 2592x 1944 pixels resulting in great quality still images. The task of taking them is made all the more simple thanks to Autofocus and face detection included as standard. Geo-tagging is another feature of the camera which functions thanks to GPS and allows users to keep tabs of where they took their photos. Users also have the luxury of being able to shoot video footage with the camera, as an alternative to taking still images.

Android Froyo (version 2.2) is the operating system of choice, this works alongside a 600 MHz Qualcomm processor which allows even demanding applications to run with ease. Access to the Android Market allows users to browse thousands of apps from many different categories, and download them to their hearts content. This means that the sky’s the limit in terms of customisation and functionality of the HTC Gratia.

The standard package of Google features is included as standard, with this being an Android operated Smartphone. A long list of entertainment and productivity features are also included right out of the box. Whether you are looking for an entertainment device, an effective mobile web browser, the HTC Gratia makes a great choice, especially if you are not too keen on purchasing a large handset, as so many Android smartphones by these days.

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