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Key Features

  • Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
  • Performance


  • Display


  • Camera



  • Battery


  • 16 GB,
  • Does not support Indian bands
  • FM Radio
  • Lightweight (123 g)
  • Slim (8 mm thickness)

What makes HTC First unique?

  • The thinnest HTC phone with 5 MP camera

Buy For

  • Fast Processor
  • Nice Display
  • 4G LTE
  • NFC
  • Deeply integrated with Facebook

Beware Of

  • No Micro SD Slot

The first Facebook Phone

Display

HTC First possesses a world class S-LCD 3 Capacitive Multi-Touch display of 4.3-inch exhibiting an incredible clarity. Running on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS, this smartphone features a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels along with a pixel density of 341 ppi.

Configuration

HTC First gets powered with a massively powerful 1.4Ghz Dual-Core Krait Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Processor coupled with 1GB of LP DDR2 RAM. This superb configuration assures the device to be unbeatable by its competitors.

Camera

HTC First boasts a 5MP Rear Camera with BSI Sensor and Full HD video recording features along with a 1.6MP Front Camera with ultra-wide angle for video calling.

Connectivity and Battery

On the connectivity front, HTC First includes 4G LTE, 3G, GPS with A-GPS, Glonass, Bluetooth, WiFi, Micro USB and NFC as its features. It has been fueled with a 2000 mAh battery.

Verdict

HTC First is totally a social network device which makes update, posts comments and a lot more with a single touch with its Live Facebook Home Stream features. Thus, it is a perfect buying option in today’s scenario when almost everyone stays glued to social networking sites. However, if not very much demanding about Facebook feature, then one may also consider the Samsung Galaxy S3 and Nokia Lumia 920 for such a processor.

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HTC First Specifications

General

Brand HTC
Model First
Operating System Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
SIM Slot(s) Single SIM, GSM
SIM Size Micro
Box Contents Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card

Performance

Good
Performance compared to
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43 /100
Average in group
29 /100
Best in this group
99 /100
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Processor
Dual core, 1.4 GHz, Krait, Chipset: Qualcomm
Basic
Processor compared to
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Dual core, 1.4 GHz, Krait, Chipset: Qualcomm
Average in group
Dual core, 1 GHz, Chipset: MediaTek MT6572
Best in this group
Quad core, 2.1 GHz, ARM Cortex A57 + Quad core, 1.5 GHz Cortex A53, Chipset: Exynos 7 Octa 7420
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Graphics
Adreno 305
RAM
1 GB
Good
RAM compared to
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1 GB
Average in group
512 MB
Best in this group
4 GB
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Storage

Outstanding
Internal Memory
16 GB
Excellent
Internal Memory compared to
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16 GB
Average in group
4 GB
Best in this group
256 GB
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Display

Very Good
Display compared to
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This Device
63 /100
Average in group
43 /100
Best in this group
99 /100
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Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Screen Size
4.3 inches
Screen Resolution
HD (720 x 1280 pixels)
Pixel Density (sharpness)
342 ppi
Outstanding
Pixel Density (sharpness) compared to
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342 ppi
Average in group
234 ppi
Best in this group
803 ppi
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Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Display Type S-LCD

Camera

Good
Camera compared to
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52 /100
Average in group
50 /100
Best in this group
99 /100
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Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Main Camera
5 MP, Auto focus
Good
Main Camera compared to
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5 MP
Average in group
5 MP
Best in this group
50 MP
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Flash
LED
Zoom
Digital Zoom
Camera Features Face detection, Geo tagging, Touch to focus
Video Recording
1920x1080 fps, HD Video Recording
Front Camera
1.6 MP, Wide Angle, BSI Sensor
Average
Front Camera compared to
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1.6 MP
Average in group
1.3 MP
Best in this group
13 MP
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Battery

Average
Battery compared to
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36 /100
Average in group
55 /100
Best in this group
99 /100
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Capacity
2000 mAH, Li-Po, Non-removable
TalkTime
Up to 14.2 Hours(2G)
Stand By Time
Up to 432 Hours(2G)

Connectivity

Operating Frequency GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 700(band 28) / 1700(band 4)
GPRS
EDGE
3G
4G
(doesn't support Indian bands)
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth
v4, A2DP
GPS
with A-GPS, Glonass
USB Connectivity
USB Port, microUSB 2.0

Design

Compare Size
Touch Screen
Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Weight
123.9 grams
Very Good
Weight compared to
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123.9 grams
Average in group
137 grams
Best in this group
71 grams
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Dimensions
126 x 65 x 8.90 mm
Very Good
Dimensions compared to
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8.90 mm
Average in group
9.90 mm
Best in this group
4.7 mm
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Features

Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Light sensor, Proximity sensor

Multimedia

FM Radio
Loudspeaker
Audio Jack 3.5 mm

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16 Expert Reviews for HTC First

Recent Expert Reviews
  • HTC First review: a Facebook phone that's pure Google at heart
    Dieter Bohn
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    09 Apr 2013 | theverge

    Because of its small size, the First is a pleasure to hold. It nestles comfortably in one hand in a way that few popular Android phones do these days. More so than the iPhone 5, too, thanks in large part to its rounded edges and corners. It\'s about 0.35 inches thick, which doesn\'t put it into the world of crazy-thin phones, but neither is it chunky. Actually, looking at the physical design of the First, it\'s impossible not to point out straigh...

    Pros: You can use it one-handed Great display Stock Android

    Cons: Camera is sub-par Facebook Home feels unfinished Not super fast

  • HTC First review: The socialite
    GSMArena team
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    19 Apr 2013 | gsmarena

    Announced alongside the Facebook Home launcher, the HTC First for AT&T is the first smartphone to feature the social network`s Android add-on out of the box. Launching a dedicated "Facebook phone" isn`t an unfamiliar affair for HTC - back in 2011, the Taiwanese manufacturer released the Salsa and ChaCha duo of entry-level devices. HTC First official photos Facebook Home aside, the HTC First features a spec sheet, mostly taken from last year`s top...

    Verdict: There`s a lot more to the HTC First than Facebook Home. With solid build quality, minimalist looks, pocket-friendly size, and capable hardware, the handset is arguably the most appealing mid-range Android smartphone at the moment. We were most surpri...

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