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HTC Releases the HTC Legend to Australia via Vodafone and 3 Mobile
      05/28/10 02:53 PM

HTC today introduced the HTC Legend in Australia. The HTC Legend will be available from 3rd June exclusively on Vodafone and 3 mobile.

Built around a newly enhanced HTC Sense, the HTC Legend boasts a unique design with a smooth, continuous surface, machined from a single aluminum block into a seamless compact frame. To complement its looks, the HTC Legend includes a stunning 3.2 inch, AMOLED HVGA display, and an optical joystick that is surrounded by a narrow button to make phone navigation even easier.

First Look video:

Key Features

? Automatically lowers the ringer volume as soon as the phone is picked up
? Mutes the ringer when the phone is flipped face down
? Backs up certain data and settings to the microSD card automatically, such as SMS/MMS messages, bookmarks, and Wi-Fi passwords
? 3.5 mm stereo audio jack
? Social media integration including Facebook, HTC Peep for twittering and Friend Stream
? News widget that combines news feeds into a single easy accessible place
? Photo sharing on Facebook, Flickr, and Twitter
? Video sharing on YouTube
? Enhanced support for Exchange security features such as password protection and remote data wipe
? High fidelity experience with Adobe Flash support brings to life the vast video and gaming content of the Internet

The new HTC Sense experience continues to focus on improving your interactions with your most important people. This begins with a new HTC application and widget called Friend Stream that seamlessly aggregates all of your social communication including Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr into one organised flow of updates. This simple aggregation makes it easier than ever to focus on what friends are doing as well as to view the images and links that they share. In addition to Friend Stream, people can be organised into specific social circles, such as groups of friends, colleagues or any other way that makes sense.

The new HTC Sense experience also introduces broad improvements to applications including the browser, email client and others. In addition, the new version of HTC Sense includes a new newsreader application and widget, as well as a new seven-screen ?Leap? thumbnail view for quick and easy access to specific screens.

Availability and Pricing
HTC Legend will be available for $0 upfront on the $49 cap plan, or can be purchased outright for a RRP of $599. It will be available from Vodafone stores and dealers from 3rd June and launch dates to follow soon on 3 mobile.


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