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HTC Unveils Enhanced HTC Sense™ Experience On New Android Smartphone – HTC Legend

The world’s first phone sculpted from a solid piece of aluminum

HTC Corporation, a global designer of smartphones, today introduced an enhanced HTC Sense experience that will be available on its latest addition of smartphones that take Android to the next level, the HTC Legend.

Stylish Smartphone
The sleek uni-body design with a brushed metallic finish, boasts a unique design with a smooth, continuous surface, machined from a single aluminum block into a seamless compact frame of HTC Legend. The traditional trackball has also been replaced with an optical joystick, surrounded by a narrow button to improve usability without interrupting its unique design.

“At its essence, the mobile phone is the most personal item you have in your possession. HTC Sense was created to magnify your ability to create and define your own unique mobile experience,” said Jack Tong, VP of HTC Asia. “HTC Legend takes Android to another level in both substance with HTC Sense and style with HTC Legend’s revolutionary crafted aluminum uni-body design.”

Stay Close with HTC Friend Stream
The HTC Legend with the new HTC Sense experience continues to focus on putting people at the centre by making phones work in a more simple and natural way. The HTC Legend also simplifies the way you tend to all your social networks. This begins with a new HTC application and widget called Friend Stream that seamlessly aggregates all your social communications including Facebook, Twitter, Plurk and Flickr into one organized 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.

Get Amused by All the Powerful Functions
The HTC Legend includes a stunning 3.2 inch, AMOLED HVGA display and a 5 mega-pixel autofocus camera with LED flash. The HTC Legend is loaded with hidden little design touches that are sure to delight you. The ringer volume automatically lowers when the phone is picked up. The HTC Legend also comes with GPS antenna, Wi-Fi and 3.5G broadband connectivity, 3.5 mm stereo audio jack connector and a variety of multimedia entertainment services. Although the phone is only with a thickness of 11.5mm, the powerful feature allows you to not live without it. In addition, with the latest Andriod 2.1, HTC Legend allows transmission of data files like contacts, music and photo via Bluetooth. Browsing on the HTC Legend is also a high fidelity experience. Adobe Flash® support brings to life the vast video and gaming content of the Internet.

Flash Lite version 4 (supporting up to Flash Player 10 and ActionScript 2&3)

About HTC
Founded in 1997, HTC Corp. (HTC) is the creator of many award-winning mobile devices and industry firsts. By putting people at the center of everything it does, HTC pushes the boundaries of design and technology to create innovative and personal experiences for consumers around the globe. HTC's portfolio includes smartphones and tablets powered by HTC Sense®, a multilayered graphical user interface that vastly improves user experience. HTC is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE: 2498). For more information, please visit www.htc.com.