By September 14th, 2009 AT 9:47 PM

Recently Bharti Airtel announced the launch of India’s first android powered handset HTC HERO for its subscribers. We have decided to sum up the specification in details along with the terms and conditions.

HTC hero comes with Google suite of applications with exciting offers for Airtel users.
» Free 100MB/month data downloads for 6 months.
» Portfolio Manager free for 3 months.
» Unlimited Hello Tunes download for one month using HT Manager.
» Also available Mobshare, City Search, In Mobile search & Weather Channel.

SMS Hero from your HTC Hero handset to 543210 to avail all the offers.

Terms and Conditions- Airtel customers will be charged Rs 0.20/50KB beyond the free usage of 100MB/Month. Hello Tunes offer is available only through Hello Tunes Manager. Unlimited Hello Tunes download will be available for free starting from the day SMS is sent to 543210 and would be valid for one month. Hello Tunes offer is available for only Hello Tunes subscribers. Mobshare will work on a pay per use policy. Charges of Rs. 3 per MMS apply. For more details call 121.


ProcessorQualcomm® MSM7200A™, 528 MHz
Operating SystemAndroid™
MemoryROM: 512 MB
RAM: 288 MB
Dimensions11.2 cm x 5.62 cm x 1.435 cm
Weight135 grams with battery
Display8.128 cm TFT-LCD touch-sensitive screen with 320×480 HVGA resolution

• 900/2100 MHz


• 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

(Band frequency, 3G network availability, and data speed are operator dependent.)

Device ControlTrackball with Enter button
GPSInternal GPS antenna
Connectivity3.5 mm audio jack
Bluetooth® 2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate
HTC ExtUSB™ (11-pin mini-USB 2.0 and audio jack in one)
Camera5.0 megapixel color camera with auto focus
Audio supported formatsMP3, AAC(AAC, AAC+, AAC-LC), AMR-NB, WAV, MIDI and Windows Media® Audio 9
Video supported formatsMPEG-4, H.263, H.264 and Windows Media® Video 9
Battery Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery
Capacity: 1350 mAh
Talk time:

• Up to 240 minutes

Standby time:

• Up to 120 hours

(The above are subject to GSM/GPRS network and phone us.)

Expansion SlotmicroSD™ memory card
AC AdapterVoltage range/frequency: 100 ~ 240V AC, 50/60 Hz
DC output: 5V and 1A
Special Features• G-Sensor
• 3.5 mm audio jack

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