The HTC Smart is an affordable option

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The HTC Smart is an interesting mobile phone from the HTC stable. Although HTC manufacture some of the most technologically advanced mobile phones within the current market, this particular unit is what would be termed mid range. The reason for this is that it offers comprehensive functionality, however not all of it is at the forefront of mobile phone technology. This provides the basis for its affordability. For instance, the handset utilises a 300 MHz processor as well as the brew mobile operating system which undoubtedly offers reliability and stability, however are not the most up to date components available.

The main feature of the handset is its 2.8 inch TFT touch screen, which are both large in size and bold in colour. Providing a screen pixel size of 240 x 320 pixels, the colourful rendition of the display screen is provided by means of its ability to display up to 256,000 colours. For navigation purposes the Sense user interface is provided and offers effective navigation around the encompassed functionality. In addition an accelerometer sensor is provided, which automatically rotates imagery dependent upon the orientation of the display screen.

The HTC Smart comes with an internal memory of 256 MB of RAM, which is sufficient for most needs, however should the memory need to be expanded, it can be, by utilising the microSD card slot, otherwise known as Transflash, offering memory expansion up to 16 GB. The handset comes with an impressive phone book which retains up to 1000 entries and provides photo call capabilities, whilst call records, offering information regarding dialled, missed and received calls is also provided.

An effective media player is provided as standard and offers the ability to play a wide variety of downloaded video and audio file formats. In addition a 3.15 mega pixel camera comes as standard and offers both photographic capabilities as well as video capture and comes with auto focus and an LED flash. For entertainment purposes a variety of games are included within the package.

Internet connectivity is provided by the HSDPA connection which offers speeds of up to 3.6 Mbps. Class 10 versions of GPRS and EDGE are supplemented by miniUSB and Bluetooth version 2.0 with A2DP.

The HTC Smart is due for release Q1 2010, and is widely anticipated to become a popular mobile phone, much like its counterpart the HTC HD2 , for a variety of reasons which include the popularity of the brand itself as well as the affordable nature of this particular unit.

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