HTC Hero unboxing video and Sense UI overview

Jul 16, 2009
HTC Hero unboxing video and Sense UI overview

It feels like we've been waiting ages for the HTC Hero to arrive, but the company's third - and perhaps most exciting - Android smartphone is finally on the SlashGear test-bench.  Packed with a 3.2-inch capacitive touchscreen, 5-megapixel autofocus camera and of course HTC's Sense, you can see the full video unboxing and a UI overview after the cut.

HTC Sense takes the standard Android UI and gives it a big shot of extra widgetty usability.  The options to fill up the freshly-widened homescreen panes are now overflowing with Twitter, Facebook, mail and other social networking widgets, plus there's a new on-screen keyboard and other enhancements.

We're also excited by the prospect of Flash support in the browser, a first for the Android platform, and will be seeing what impact all of this new graphical lushness has on battery life.  The full review will be up soon; for now, enjoy the unboxing video and these hands-on photos.

HTC Hero unboxing and Sense UI overview:

[via Android Community]

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