The HTC Hero has display type as TFT capacitive touchscreen with 65K colors. The size of the phone is 3.2 inches having the capacity of covering pixellete area of 320 x 480 pixels along with Sense UI, Multi-touch input method, Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate, Handwriting recognition and Trackball. The weight of the phone is 135 g making it quite a heavy weighted and the dimensions are in the figures of 112 x 56.2 x 14.4 mm giving it some what a huge look. The colour availability is five viz Brown, White (teflon coating), Graphite, Black and Pink. It means that people get enough of colours to choose from.
The HTC Hero has Mp3 player allowing people to tune in to their favorite songs the moment they want. It also comprises of Mp4 player enabling people to watch the precious actions they have captured, means also giving them the facility of video.
The HTC Hero has primary camera of 5 MP having capacity to cover pixellete area of 2592 x 1944 pixels along with autofocus. What is an additional feature is Touch focus (via software update). The device also allows people to capture the precious actions means the facility of video is also provided to people which is in the configuration of CIF@15fps. However, the handset does not provide any secondary camera.
The HTC Hero has phonebook memory which can store practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall and unlimited call entries can also be kept. The internal memory is 288 MB RAM and 512 MB ROM. The card slot is microSD (TransFlash). This exhibits that sample of storage capacity is provided to people to store a decent amount of data.
The HTC Hero has standard battery Li-Ion 1350 mAh which gives the stand by performance Up to 440 h (2G) / Up to 750 h (3G) and talk time performance if upto Up to 8 h (2G) / Up to 7 h (3G). It shows that the battery life that HTC Hero possesses is good enough. However, battery life span depends on its usage and availability of network.
HTC Hero comprises of speaker phone with 3.5 mm audio jack which gives a superb sound quality. It alerts people in the form of Vibration; Downloadable polyphonic, MP3, WAV ringtones.
The HTC Hero comprises of one of the basic feature of connectivity that is the Bluetooth which is in the configuration of v2.0 with A2DP. The GPRS is of Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps. HSCSD is also available. The WLAN is in the configuration of Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g. Availability of USB in the configuration of miniUSB is another added feature which acknowledge people to transfer data from PC to mobile and vice versa at a fast speed.
The HTC Hero supports SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Instant Messaging which enables people to keep connected all the time just in one click.
The HTC Hero has in built browser which is in the configuration of HTML. The WLAN is in the configuration of Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g. The java features gives the facilities like Digital compass, Dedicated search key, Scenes quick profile switcher, MP3/AAC+/WAV/WMA9 player, MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV9 player and Voice memo making it stand out in the crowd.
The HTC Hero supports two forms of network that is the 2G network which is in the configuration of GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 and the 3 G network is in the configuration of HSDPA 900 / 2100. However, one has to keep this in mind that availability of network is operand friendly.
HTC Hero comprises of games claiming to give full entertainment to people 24 x 7.
The HTC Hero has support for (even fullscreen) Flash9 enabling to support for various multimedia content. The user interface is highly customizable and its aim is to integrate basic applications like e-mail and text messaging with social networking.
The HTC Hero has a good sound quality. It also contains a elements of hardware buttons on the base of the phone which makes it easy for people to use the handset. The screen that the handset possesses also uses a new oleo phobic treatment.
The HTC Hero does not have radio which is a major drawback for music lovers. The device is very slow to take pictures and definitely needs a better processor.
The HTC Hero is said to be a latest flagship smartphone covering all the needs of the users. In terms of overall composition and blueprint, the HTC Hero is very much a merchandise of enlargement. The device is said to be sleek and modern which can give a nice competition to devices belonging in the same category and above all the sheen and the splendour device exhibits is good enough to attract people.