Android reaches Armenia

VivaCell MTS launch HTC Hero & HTC Tattoo

Android is surely going to places and now it is  the turn of Armenia. The leading Armenian telecom operator VivaCell MTS has stated offering HTC Sense enabled Hero & Tattoo acorss its service centers.

It will enable the Armenian users to easily access a number of Google powered mobile services such as GPS navigation with Google Maps, YouTube, Gmail, Google Talk and more. It will also enable the users to simultaneously operate in several programs as well as access the thousands of Android apps.

Another Telecom operator Orange also announced that it will also offer Android phones to its customers in Armenia. Well, looks like Armenia is going to have a big Android party.

Talking about the specs of HTC Hero and Tattoo

HTC Hero Specs:

ProcessorQualcomm® MSM7200A™, 528 MHzPlatformAndroid™MemoryROM: 512 MB
RAM: 288 MBDimensions (LxWxT)112 x 56.2 x 14.35 mm ( 4.41 x 2.21 x 0.57 inches)Weight135 grams ( 4.76 ounces) with batteryDisplay3.2-inch TFT-LCD touch-sensitive screen with 320×480 HVGA resolutionNetworkHSPA/WCDMA:
– 900/2100 MHz
– Up to 2 Mbps up-link and 7.2 Mbps down-link speeds
Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE:
– 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
(Band frequency and data speed are operator dependent.)Device ControlTrackball with Enter buttonGPSInternal GPS antennaConnectivityBluetooth® 2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate and A2DP for wireless
Wi-Fi®: IEEE 802.11 b/g
3.5 mm audio jackCamera5.0 megapixel color camera with auto focusAudio Supported FormatsMP3, AAC(AAC, AAC+, AAC-LC), AMR-NB, WAV, MIDI and Windows Media® Audio 9Video Supported FormatsMPEG-4, H.263, H.264 and Windows Media® Video 9BatteryRechargeable Lithium-ion battery
Capacity: 1350 mAh
Talk time:
– Up to 420 minutes for WCDMA
– Up to 470 minutes for GSM
Standby time:
– Up to 750 hours for WCDMA
– Up to 440 hours for GSM
(The above are subject to network and phone usage.)Expansion SlotmicroSD™ memory card (SD 2.0 compatible)AC AdapterVoltage range/frequency: 100 ~ 240V AC, 50/60 Hz
DC output: 5V and 1ASpecial FeaturesG-sensor
Digital Compass

HTC Tattoo Specs:

ProcessorQualcomm MSM722, 528 MHzOperating systemAndroidMemoryROM: 512 MB
RAM: 256 MBDimensions10.6cm (L) X 5.52cm (W) X 1.4cm (T)Weight113g (with battery)Display2.8-inch TFT-LCD touch-sensitive screen with 240×320 QVGA resolutionNetworkQuad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE:

  • 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

(Band frequency is operator dependent.)

Device Control4-way navigation control with Enter buttonGPSInternal GPS antennaConnectivityBluetooth 2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate
Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 b/g
HTC ExtUSB (11-pin mini-USB 2.0)
3.5mm audio jackCamera3.2 megapixel colour camera with fixed focusBattery1100 mAh Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery
Talk time:

  • Up to 240 minutes

Standby time:

  • Up to 120 hours for GSM

(The above are subject to network and phone usage.)

Expansion SlotmicroSD memory cardAC AdapterVoltage range/frequency: 100 ~ 240V AC, 50/60 Hz
DC output: 5V and 1ASpecial featuresG-sensor
FM RadioValue Added ApplicationsHTC Sense, HTC widget, HTC Scenes, HTC Sync, Microsoft Exchange synchronization, Google Search, Youtube, Gmail, Google Talk, Android Market, Weather, Footprints, Twitter Peep, Smart Dialer.

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