HTC Flyer quick impessions
Posted 26 May 2011 - 05:01 PM
7inch nice form factor ,pretty decent screen
android 2.2 (i think)
and of course sense ui
can't say the sense ui was anything to write home about but remember this is just a quick opinion of one man standing in the middle of best buy
Posted 30 May 2011 - 11:56 PM
Anyway, it's a typical HTC home screen.
1.5GHz Qualcomm processor provides ample power for all these experiences
16GB internal memory, with expansion possible through a microSD slot
7-inch 1024x600 TFT capacitive touch screen that takes input from fingers or an optional digital pen. Flexible and portable
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz
G-sensor, GPS/aGPS, digital compass, ambient light sensor
Rear (5MP) and Front (1.3MP) cameras to support video chat through the video chat applications available in the Android Market
Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP for stereo headsets lets you enjoy music and movies wirelessly
Output to larger screens is enabled through an MHL port and DLNA capability
SRS WOW HD™ surround sound delivers impressive audio over the dual speakers or through headphones
And more: http://www.htc.com/w...cification.html
Posted 16 July 2011 - 12:20 AM
Samsung Fascinate - Stock
Viewsonic Gtablet - Brilliant Corners 1.2.0
HTC Flyer - Stock
Nook Color - SOLD
Cruz R101 - SOLD
WPDN - SOLD
Posted 02 January 2012 - 07:41 AM
Brand new Ainol Novo 7 Paladin black running 4.0.1 android os.
Also have non rooted 7inch wifi htc flyer running 3.2 android os, with sense etc.
And finally best comes to last.. the zenithink c71 7inch n version and running 1206 update from zenithink website
Posted 03 February 2012 - 03:31 AM
Firstly, its single core. OK, not a big deal as I don't multi-task much on it as its for casual gaming, skype and a bit of net access.
Secondly, its really locked down tight. No rooting works easily, and once upgraded to Honeycomb, presently no root available at all.
Finally, Flash was only the Flash Lite 10.1 version and wouldn't upgrade in 2.3. HC fixed this and its now 11.1.
The Honeycomb OTA upgrade went without any issues. The tablet came with 2.3.3, and needed 2 subsequent OTA patches (2.3.4 and 2.3.4 patches) before 3.2.1 became visible. HC 3.2.1 is nice, quite different from 2.3 Gingerbread, but still smooth and responsive. One thing to mention is that the backlit buttons are disabled after upgrading to HC as they are onscreen buttons in 3.2.1.
The table it well made, screen is good, response is fine. A bit heavy, but it has a unibody design which must add weight - not really a bad thing as it feels solid and not likely to flex or break. I like the replaceable microsd slot cover design because if you scratch the lens of the back camera, you can replace it easily (new slot cover). Its speakers (dual on the back) are loud and quite crisp for a tablet, so multimedia is good. 720p plays fine using the supplied player, and you can always replace that with MX Player etc. if you prefer. VPN works - most china tablets I have tried don't work OOB. BBC iPlayer works great, and so do all flash webpages.
Watch out for good deals on this tablet as HTC are discontinuing them. If its under 200GBP, its worth it. At its old RRP, its more expensive than an iPad, so guess what people would buy....
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