ATT and HTC today announced that HTC Aria Android smartphone will be available exclusively at ATT beginning June 20. Pocket-sized and packing the power of the Android 2.1 platform, a five megapixel camera and a bright 3.2 inch HVGA display, HTC Aria offers AT&T customers Android smartphone functionality in an amazingly easy-to-carry design. The Android smartphone has 7.2 HSPA supports, a 3.2 inch HVGA touchscreen, five megapixel camera, and a seamless wrap around cover removing all sharp edges from the phone. Here is more info on the HTC Aria:
HTC Aria is Wi-Fi capable and qualifying customers will receive access to AT&T Wi-Fi, with more than 20,000 hotspots across the U.S. In addition, HTC Aria is compatible with AT&T's High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) 7.2 Mbps technology. This technology provides a considerable boost to 3G speeds when combined with expanded backhaul. The combination of faster wireless networks, smartphones like HTC Aria, and tens of thousands of available innovative mobile apps allows AT&T customers to mobilize virtually everything, from video and music, to social networking, to business applications.
A full selection of the newest and most popular Google services can be accessed with HTC Aria. This includes Google search, Google Maps, Google Navigation, Gmail, YouTube and more. With Android Market, customers can also choose from more than 50,000 applications to further personalize the mobile experience.
Along with being ultra-small at just over 4 inches long and weighing a mere 4.05 ounces, HTC Aria's seamless wrap-around soft-touch back cover eliminates sharp edges, making HTC Aria exceptionally convenient to carry and comfortable to hold as well.
? Android 2.1 with HTC Sense ? 7-panel home page with widget support ? Organize email, Facebook, SMS and more by person ? not technology ? 3.2 inch WVGA TFT-LCD display ? Digital compass, G-Sensor, Proximity sensor, Light sensor, GPS ? 5 megapixel autofocus camera ? Optical joystick control ? Super compact design
? Processor: Qualcomm MSM 7227, 600 MHz ? OS: Android 2.1 ? Memory: 512MB ROM, 384MB RAM ? Memory Expansion: SDHC capable microSD card slot (2 GB card included) ? Dimensions: 4.1? x 2.3? x .46 (LxWxT) ? Weight: 3.8 ounces (with battery) ? Display: 3.2? (diagonal) HVGA (320x480) ? Battery: 1200mAh Lilon ? Network/Technology: GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 MHz ? Compatibility: HSPA 850/1900 MHz; Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP Stereo; WiFi: 802.11 b/g; GPS/AGPS ? Camera: 5.0 megapixel autofocus camera and video capture ? User Interface: Capacitive touchscreen with pinch-to-zoom and haptic capability; Dedicated touch sensitive home, menu, back and search keys; Optical joystick ? Operating Times: Talk Time: Up to 6 hours; Standby Time: Up to 15.5 days
Pricing and Availability HTC Aria will be available on June 20 at AT&T retail locations nationwide or at http://www.att.com/wireless for $129.99 after $100 mail-in rebate (pay $229.99 and after mail-in rebate receive $100 AT&T Promotion Card. Two-year agreement required and smartphone data plan required).