HTC and Facebook have just announced officially the First an Android device, a new smartphone that puts Facebook influence front and center and comes exclusively on AT&T’s network. Despite its name, the First isn’t the first device that Facebook and HTC have partnered on it – back in 2011, HTC released the ChaCha, Status, and Salsa, all of which had special Facebook integration. But the HTC First have more than just it’s moniker, it comes with Facebook’s new Home launcher out of the box, offering a much richer Facebook experience than the earlier efforts.
The HTC First will come in four colors: red, light blue, white, and black. It has a very minimal design, and the overall shape is a generic rounded rectangle.
Side specs the HTC First :
4.3-inch Super LCD display (1280 x 720).
Below the display there are three capacitive buttons.
Cameras on the front and back. 5-megapixel unit with an f/2.0, 28mm lens, while the front camera is a 1.6-megapixel sensor.
Powered by a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor clocked at 1.4GHz Paired with 1GB of RAM.
It also has 16GB of internal storage.
The First supports AT&T’s 4G LTE network and will be available April 12th for $99.99.
Interested customers will be able to pre-order it starting today. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that the device will also be released on Orange and EE in Europe, though a release date was not provided.